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Brianna Bell

Freelance Journalist


McMaster University


Brianna Bell is a journalist with work featured by The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and more. She focuses on parenting, health, and finance, and loves telling stories that bring people together.  

I love telling stories and connecting people to a common or shared experience. I value ethical journalism and vulnerable and honest storytelling. As a health and finance writer my goal is to write informative articles that help readers feel seen and heard.

— Brianna Bell


Brianna started writing as a freelancer in 2015, focusing on personal finance and local news. Within a few years she has become a well known Canadian writer that focuses on finance, family, and health. Her work has been featured by dozens of magazines, newspapers, and digital publications. Brianna is a regular health contributor to Very Well Health, as well as Singlecare's health blog.


 B.A. in Religious Studies, Communications, and Labour Studies from McMaster Univeristy

Verywell Health Editorial Process

Verywell Health is an award-winning online resource for reliable, understandable, and up-to-date health information on the medical topics that matter most to you. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 300 million readers annually.

Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who make sure our information is clear, accurate, and useful so you can make confident choices about your health.

Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, from physicians to medical journalists to patients/patient advocates. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.

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