Sharecare Expert Debra Fulghum Bruce, PhD, is an award-winning medical writer and author or co-author of 89 health trade books--more health books than any author in the US to date. Some of her latest books include The Sleep Doctor's Diet Plan,The Women's Guide to Ending Pain, The Fibromyalgia Handbook, Making a Baby, The Sinus Cure, The Snoring Cure, Pain-Free Arthritis, The Unofficial Guide to Alternative Medicine, and Miracle Touch. Alumnus of the Year for the University of South Florida (Tampa, FL), Dr. Bruce is a former manager and senior medical writer at Sharecare.com, WebMD.com, RealAge.com, and AOL Health.
As an Author, Dr. Bruce's innovative and highly persuasive book proposals have won her major contracts with renowned New York publishers such as Time Warner, Penguin, Harper Collins, Rodale, Dell, Bantam, Ballantine, Macmillan USA, Simon & Schuster, Dutton, Avon, Henry Holt, Random House, Berkley, W. W. Norton, John Wiley, and Kensington. Dr. Bruce has also published more than 2,700 feature articles in mass market magazines such as Woman's Day, Prevention, Parenting, Baby Talk, Reader's Digest, and Success. As a regular contributor for MightyWords.com (eMatter) with her own collection page, Debra Fulghum Bruce Health Collections, her MightyWords ebooks were their best-selling items. Most recently, she completed extensive writing projects for Parenting.com (Time Warner), as well as a series of four Q&A childcare titles with Little/Brown in NY.
Features and excerpts from her many health trade books have recently appeared in popular mass-market magazines such as Esquire, Forbes, GQ, Prevention, Walking, Cooking Light, Redbook, Martha Stewart's Living, Reader's Digest, Men's Health, McCall's, U.S. News and World Report, Redbook, Glamour, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Shape's Cook, Woman's Day, Elan, USA Today, and Woman's World Weekly.
Dr. Bruce has also done numerous radio and TV talk shows and interviews, including call-in shows. She and her many coauthors have appeared on CNN News, CNN Medical Moments, ABC News, CBS News, CBS Early Show, NBC News, and the Today Show, as well as radio and television talk shows. Her book I'd Kill for a Cookie was chosen by USA TODAY as one of the Top 10 Health Books; The Daily Six was given Best Book Award by USA BOOK NEWS.