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Heather Leitch

Writer/Editor/Web Editor

Location icon United States

I have more than 15 years experience creating and editing website content for software companies, health care organizations, and schools to make sure the writing is active, instructive and SEO compliant.

Past projects include:
• Writing and editing web pages, blogs, brochures, manuals and magazine articles.
• Designing, administering and writing for a medical web page
• Managing a teen health Facebook page

Skills include:
• Teamsite,
• WordPress
• DreamWeaver
• Teamsite
• Sharepoint
• Copy editing, project planning, proofreading and writing

In Praise of EQ Dads

Father's Day may feel like it has been an institution forever, but it was only ratified as a national holiday in 1972. President Richard Nixon officially designated the third Sunday in June as Father's Day. Father's Day found its official recognition after a nearly 50-year struggle.

Keeping Kids Balanced in the Age of Electronics

Posted on Aug 17, 2011 The media has been around for decades, but the plethora of technology options today dwarfs what was available even 20 years ago. Between television, MP3 players, video games, computers, cell phones and portable electronic devices, kids' lives could easily be consumed by electronic devices.

Delivering Medical Wonders

Posted on Oct 2, 2012 Two years ago, Gwen realized that while her job as director of constituent communications at U.C. Santa Cruz was rewarding, she wanted more in her life: she wanted a family. She'd been dating, but hadn't found her soul mate.

Thrively Platform Adds New Dimension to SEL

Parents looking for help boosting their kids' social emotional learning curriculum at home have an ally in Thrively, a free site that empowers kids to identify their strengths and explore interests. To use the platform, parents select what they think are their kids' areas of interest.

Mothers, Our First EQ Mentors

Teachers fill a vital role in kids' lives, but for many kids, one teacher that is there year-in and year-out is their mom. Mothers teach us explicitly and implicitly, by example and through lessons and lectures. This Mother's Day we celebrate the women who are on the front line in promoting emotional intelligence, life skills and resiliency.

Emergency Vascular Surgery Saves Patient's Life

Posted on Jan 13, 2012 Longtime PAMF patient Jim Black, 73, takes good care of himself. He leads an active life and his health was always something he could rely on, until one Friday when his health took a dramatic turn for the worse.

'I Savor Every Moment'

Posted on Sep 26, 2012 When John Franco developed a splitting headache three years ago, he never imagined this would be the start of a year-long odyssey. At his wife Elizabeth's urging, he went to see his doctor, William E. Straw, M.D., who sent him to PAMF's Palo Alto Center for a CT scan.

Radiosurgery: What is It?

Posted on May 9, 2012 Radiosurgery is a noninvasive treatment, where doctors use advanced technology to deliver a precise dose of radiation to a cancerous tumor - without having to cut into the body. Radiosurgery destroys the targeted area without harming the surrounding healthy tissue.

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