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Nancy LeBrun



You want accurate, understandable information that you can rely on, and is not a chore to read. I relate to my readers and think about who might be looking at what I am putting out there and how it can affect them. I love to hear from people about my articles, and I have been touched, gratified, and informed by some of the feedback I've received.

— Nancy LeBrun


Nancy LeBrun is an Emmy and Peabody award-winning writer and producer who has been writing about health and wellness for more than six years. She is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. After years in nonfiction TV, writing and producing for National Geographic and Discovery Communications, Nancy joined WebMD as a member of the editorial staff, heading up the video division. After leaving WebMD to pursue writing, Nancy began freelancing for and other digital sites, focusing on health and wellness. She has written for top online health sites on a multitude of health and wellness topics. She has authored a book about documentary filmmaking, a screenplay about a lost civil rights hero, and ghostwritten several memoirs. Her complete bio and portfolio can be found at 


Nancy is a MA in communications candidate at the University of Tennessee.

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