Lindsay Carlton Health Journalist

Lindsay Carlton


Health journalism


Hofstra University



I strive to bring people the latest health news from credible and reliable experts. Whether I'm covering a story on a patient fighting a deadly disease or a physician breaking the mold to discover a new treatment, my stories will enlighten, engage and inform you. 

— Lindsay Carlton


Lindsay is a former writer with Verywell. She was also Fox News’ health producer for seven years, working closely with their medical contributors, specifically Dr. Manny Alvarez. In that role, she covered a wide range of health news including cancer, rare diseases and women’s health topics like infertility, premenopause, chronic pain, mental health, parenting, and relationships. More recently, she has produced a wide-range of COVID-19 video packages and articles for, exploring new angles and interviewing the country’s top doctors. 


 Lindsay studied TV production at Hofstra University.

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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