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Sandra Wendel

Specializes in: Medicine, Health/Wellness, True Crime/Las Vegas

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Omaha, NE  
Phone: 402-334-2547
Fax: 402-691-0490
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Work has previously appeared: Daily Newspaper, Local/Regional Magazine, Trade Magazine, Local Television, Online Newsmagazine, Newsletter, Book Publishing

Sandra Wendel writes health information for patients and consumers. Her specialty is health writing for a consumer audience with special emphasis on self-care, empowerment, and online health information. She is coauthor with a Mayo Clinic doctor (How Not to Be My Patient). She helps people write their nonfiction books and get them published. She also compiled two Chicken Soup books (breast cancer, heart disease). Through her company, she publishes online health information ( She is a regular contributor to the top health Web sites including, and She also assists professionals in writing and publishing health books (ghost writer, substantive editor, copy editor).

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