John Riddle

John Riddle

Author

Highlights

My favorite quote is from Walt Disney: 'If you can dream it, you can do it.' That has been my philosophy for nearly 35 years as a professional writer, author, and ghostwriter."

— John Riddle

Experience

John's health and medical writing career began in 1999 when he was a contributing author to "Men's Health for Dummies" and "Family Health for Dummies," both published by Wiley and Sons, Inc. John has reviewed health books and written health articles for The Washington Post and other publications, including Health Central, Pregnancy.org, and eDiets. He has also worked as a ghostwriter for numerous physicians and medical professionals.

Education

In 2008 John became certified as a "Patient Expert" for HealthCentral and since then has written articles about anxiety, stress management, erectile dysfunction, allergies, and diabetes.

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