Robin Donovan

I'm an award-winning writer and editor who specializes in translating technical, information-heavy and complex news and issues into stories that entice, inform and engage. My coverage of health, science, technology, start-up and social topics has appeared in trade and consumer magazines, newsletters, blogs and around the web.

To contact me for an estimate, email rkdonovan at gmail.

United States

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Health

Healthcare Design Magazine

Modern Age: The Children's Hospital Of San Antonio

San Antonio ranks as the second largest city in Texas, and it's still growing. In 2016, it was home to one of the largest population increases in the nation. Still, it was the...

Signs of the Times

Vital Signs: Three signmakers, three different ways of working in healthcare

Have you ever been lost in a hospital? It can be an unsettling feeling, as one beige corridor leads to another. Or so it was. Today's hospitals are increasingly sensitive to...

Biotechniques

You Aren't What You Eat

In a move away from carb loading, elite endurance runners are turning to high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carb diets and training their bodies to use fat for fuel in the process.

Biotechniques

Immune Cells Keep Fat Cells Small

The immune system plays a role in weight gain, glucose tolerance, insulin resistance, and other symptoms of metabolic syndrome. Now researchers have pinpointed a certain cell...

EFA Magazine

Abe's Garden Pushes Memory Care Boundaries | EFA Magazine

Abe's Garden in Nashville is rare in the world of memory care communities, not only because it's the result of an unusual public-private partnership, but because its building...

Healthcare Design Magazine

The Retailing Of Healthcare

With the Affordable Care Act in place and an economy on the rise, retail and healthcare are an inseparable pair. Healthcare organizations are ramping up to improve patient...

Soapbox

Nonprofit groups offer prescription for boosting community health

In Cincinnati, where you live may well determine how long your lifespan will be. Camille Jones, the lead researcher on a Cincinnati Health Department project to measure...

A-Line magazine

Kid Logic

A productive life...without reproduction?

SparkPeople

7 Ways to Sleep Better with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can make it difficult to get a good night's sleep but restful sleep helps with pain management. Here's how to break the vicious cycle of pain and sleep.

SparkPeople

The Healing Power of Touch

How physical contact improves your health

SparkPeople

5 Healthy Habits that Can Cause Headaches

Are some of your healthy habit actually giving you headaches? Learn about five things you may be doing that lead to head pain and how to prevent it.

SparkPeople

How Therapy Dogs Can Help You Live a Healthier Life

Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site. Dogs Can Help Everyone from Young to Old If you're regularly greeted by a warm, sloppy embrace, a heedless leap to a landing...

VMSD magazine

Jump Start

Athletic mannequins are making their move with realistic, sport-specific poses.

Soapbox

Nurse offers compassion and clean-up to grieving families

Absolute BioRecovery Services East does jobs others shy from.

Medicine

Biotechniques

BioTechniques - How a Cell Identifies DNA Errors

How a Cell Identifies DNA Errors A new approach allows researchers to track the dynamic activity of the MutS repair protein at nanometer-scale resolution in live cells, bringing...

Big Picture magazine

It's Alive: 3D printing advances modern medicine

3D printing advances modern medicine with bioprinted tissue, personalized surgeries, and more. Just don’t look for a heart replacement tomorrow.

VMSD magazine

The Doctor Is In

A push for more efficient healthcare challenges designers to bring medical services to retail.

Soapbox

Chef concocts healthier feeding-tube recipe

Robin Gentry McGee's most recent project, Functional Formularies, is an organic whole foods enteral (feeding tube) formula that she developed for her father after he suffered a...