Mary K. Talbot is a freelance writer for MyHealthTeam. She is a graduate of Providence College in Rhode Island and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Illinois. She has worked in communications for more than two decades. Mary developed a parent advisory council at one of the local hospitals in her community. Having given birth to three children with different health challenges, she is especially in tune with the need to make medical information accessible to people with a wide range of medical knowledge.