Lindsay Lyon and Michael O. Schroeder

Lindsay Lyon, Senior Editor for the Consumer Advice section, is responsible for editing stories on a range of topics including personal finance and health. Since joining U.S. News in 2007, she worked as a health reporter and went on to lead the health section at, managing a team of reporters and contributors. She co-created and directed the Best Diets rankings franchise through several launches, promoting it with on-air appearances on programs including Good Morning America. She also edited the health section of the U.S. News e-book, “How to Live to 100.” Previously, she was part of the PR team at IU Health, the largest hospital system in Indiana, where she led media relations for a nationally ranked children’s hospital. She serves on the alumni board of the journalism program at Indiana University-Bloomington – her alma mater. After graduating, she completed a Pulliam Fellowship in feature writing at the Indianapolis Star, and then spent a year teaching English in Madrid, Spain. She is based in Chicago. Michael Schroeder is a health editor at U.S. News. He covers a wide array of topics ranging from cancer to depression and prevention to overtreatment. He's been reporting on health since 2005. You can follow him on Twitter or email him at

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