Candace Hoffmann is a communications professional who has worked as a freelance writer and editor for more than 20 years. Her main areas of expertise include medical and health care writing as well as a skewed view of life. She also did a 10-year stint as a public relations professional for Banner Health, one of the largest private health systems in the United States. While there, she worked in all aspects of public relations with an emphasis on content planning and strategy. She is the author of Breaking the Silence on Women’s Hair Loss. You can also view her writing at — Women’s Hair Loss Resource and Macular Degeneration Resource.