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

Last updated on August 29th, 2015 at 04:15 pmA 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... 

Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

Last updated on October 11th, 2017 at 11:15 pmWant 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...