Kara Grant is a staff writer for WebMD.
She covers a range of health news topics, from long COVID to mental health. She has reported on the health and medicine beat for the past 3 years, starting out as an enterprise and investigative writer for MedPage Today before coming to WebMD. There, she specialized in covering medical education, access to healthcare, and the spread of vaccine misinformation. She received her bachelor's degree from Barnard College and a master’s in journalism from Columbia University in New York City. She lives in Los Angeles, where she was born and raised – and which serves as her current hunting ground for thrift store oddities and all things pre-loved.
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