About Victoria Clayton

Victoria Clayton is a freelance health writer based in Southern California. She is the former “Growing Up Healthy” columnist for Msnbc.com and the coauthor of Fearless Pregnancy: Wisdom and Reassurance from a Doctor, a Midwife and a Mom. Victoria‘s work has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times magazine, Self, Redbook, Prevention and elsewhere. She is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the Association of Health Care Journalists.

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Articles by Victoria

How Mouthwash Can Benefit You and Your Family

How Mouthwash Can Benefit You and Your Family

A mouthwash is a mouthwash is a mouthwash – or so you may think. Sure, some may be green or blue or extra-minty, but really, how different could they be? Turns out there’s a key difference: Some rinses help you more than others, and some even contain ingredients you should avoid, says Ingvar Magnusson, D.D.S., Ph.D., a research professor in oral biology at the University of Florida College... 

Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

Want some healthier alternatives to candy to pass out at Halloween? Once you put your sugar-free but ghoulish thinking cap on, there are lots of healthy alternatives – edible and not – says Amy Jamieson-Petonic, a registered dietitian and an American Dietetic Association spokesperson and director of wellness coaching at Cleveland Clinic. Look for small accessories such as light-up rings...