Rebekah Kuschmider

Freelance Writer

United States

Rebekah Kuschmider has been writing about culture, health, and politics since 2010. Her experience includes blog posts, press releases, industry analysis, program reports, emails, newsletters, and social media posts. Her bylined work has been seen at WebMD, The Candidly, MedicineNet, YourTango, Health, Scary Mommy, Salon, and the Huffington Post. In addition, Rebekah writes custom content for medical offices, small businesses, PR firms, and non-profits. Rebekah lives in Maryland with her husband, two kids, and a dog who sheds a lot.


Recent Projects

Ghostwritten blog post for Pulse | A Blog Powered by StudyPages
Need for diversity: 10 medical pioneers you should know about

From Cori's cycle to APGAR score, today's medical professionals can look back and thank pioneering women who advanced our understanding of medicine and science, as well as women who revolutionized how medicine is practiced today.

Health and Wellness

Ghostwritten Blog Post for Healthcare Associates of Texas
What Is the Best Practice for Treating Back Pain: Ice or Heat?

When you have back pain, you want to relieve it as quickly and effectively as possible. Taking medication for pain can be helpful, but you may not want to rely on painkillers if you have chronic or recurring pain. You can use other treatment methods to safely take the edge off back pain.

What Is Gender Reassignment Surgery?

Surgery to change the appearance of your body is a common choice for all kinds of people. There are many reasons that people might want to alter their appearance. For transgender or gender non-conforming people, making changes to their bodies is a way of affirming their identity.

Mental Health

Ghostwritten Blog Post for The Forum at San Diego Brainworks
What is Dyscalculia? | Dyscalculia Symptoms

Dyscalculia is a learning disorder that affects a student's ability to perform mathematical operations. Students with dyscalculia have difficulty with number-related concepts and struggle to perform other basic math skills. By some estimates, as many as 3-7% of students have this condition. Signs of dyscalculia may be evident as early as preschool.


What to Know About Under-Eye Fillers

Dermal fillers are things that a doctor can inject under your skin to replace the volume that you've lost with age. They're among the most popular cosmetic procedures in the U.S. thanks to their relatively low price and lack of recovery time. Doctors inject fillers in their offices.


A project report for the League of Women Voters.
The League's Impact on Redistricting

In September 2019, the League launched its national redistricting effort People Powered Fair Maps™ (PPFM). PPFM aimed to create greater transparency, fairness, and public participation in the redistricting process, which determines voting access, partisan representation, and federal funding for communities across the country.

Market data analysis post for Lifesciencemarketresearch
Increase in Global Surgical Procedures Bodes Well for Wound Care Industry through 2025

Published on Jul 26, 2022 Topic/Category: Wound Care/Procedures The COVID-19 pandemic had a notable effect on medtech markets worldwide. The wound care products market was severely affected by the reduction in surgical procedures. Elective procedures were postponed, and the volume of emergency surgical procurers could not make up for the difference.

Senior Living

Ghostwritten blog post for Abode Hospice & Home Health
Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month, a time to celebrate the lives and contributions of people ages 65 and older.


Ghostwritten blog post for The Law Offices of Travis R. Walker, P.A.
How Can a Mother Get Full Custody in Florida?

Are you a mother trying to get sole custody of a child in Florida? The Law Offices of Travis R. Walker, P.A., can help.

Ghostwritten blog post for Veterans Disability Info
A Veteran's Guide to a Burn Pit VA Disability Rating

The PACT law creates a presumption that burn pits are the cause of certain health conditions. Therefore, if you served in one of the duty stations that led to burn pit exposure and developed a burn pit-linked condition, you should be automatically approved for disability benefits. Learn more. 888.878.9350

Reported Pieces

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4 Symptoms of Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer. The World Health Organization estimates that 99% of cervical cancer cases are caused by certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV)-types that are largely vaccine-preventable. And early detection methods are highly effective at catching pre-cancerous changes to the cervix before they get more serious.


Exercises that Waste Time and What to Do Instead

Stepping up onto a raised surface like a box or a step works your quads out effectively. You are also using your other leg muscles to provide support. The action of stepping is a natural one that uses your knees and hips appropriately.

No-Equipment Workout

Many people want to get fit for their mental and physical well-being but don't know where to start. It's easy to be discouraged about the cost of a gym membership. Buying home exercise equipment is also a pricey proposition. The good news is that you don't need a gym or home fitness equipment to get in shape.

How To Use a Foam Roller

Tight muscles are no fun. They get achy and tired, making exercise and other activities a chore. You may also find that tight muscles leave you feeling less flexible when you try to move. A good massage can loosen up your tight spots, but if you can't get a professional massage, try a foam roller instead.


Best Dogs for Seniors

Any dog owner can tell you there's nothing like having a loyal companion. Dogs are good pets for people of any age, as long as you choose the right dog for your lifestyle. If you're an older adult looking to find a furry, four-legged friend, here are a few things you should consider.

How Many Horse Breeds Are There?

For folks who aren't familiar with horses, it's easy to assume that the most significant difference between horses is the color of their coats. In fact, horses are a diverse species with more than 200 different breeds. Humans first domesticated horses close to 4,000 years ago.


How to Help Your Child Develop Good Study Habits

Whether your child is in kindergarten or heading off to college, you want to make sure they have the skills to succeed in school. You might not understand the latest way schools are teaching math, but that doesn't mean you can't help your child set up good study habits.

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Can Parents Make ADHD Worse?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in children. The symptoms of ADHD aren't something parents can control or prevent, but they can help children manage ADHD. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in children.

Ghostwritten blog post for TELEMYND
Creating a Healthy Study Environment

Learn how to set up an ideal homework environment, establish good study habits, and help students build study skills that will help them succeed in school.


Here's What Went Down In Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt

Yes. That's right. Texas passed laws to allegedly make abortion safer when abortion is already nearly perfectly safe. Our good friend Justice Breyer honed in on this yesterday, when he asked the lawyer defending the law how often Texas patients are transferred from abortion provider to hospital.