Ginny Smith

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Vancouver, WA
California State University - Chico
Healthy Aging, Nutrition, Fun Ways To Stay Fit
  • Ginny has coauthored two books on nutritional guidelines for cancer survivors and two books on "self-care from head to toe."
  • Upon graduation from California State University Chico, she received the Outstanding Journalist award.
  • She strives to get in 10,000+ steps a day with her two dogs as task masters and companions.


Taking the scary, confusing, and complicated out of healthcare information is Ginny's specialty. Ginny was editor of an award-winning healthcare magazine for five years.
And as a senior writer for Kaiser Permanente, a health maintenance organization, for more than a decade, she wrangled health topics ranging from managing diabetes to lifesaving surgical techniques. Her thorough and engaging articles help healthcare consumers understand their symptoms and care options – and sometimes even gain some tidbits of trivia about their condition.


Ginny graduated with a bachelor's degree in Journalism from California State University Chico.
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