Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario


Magazine, best story

The closet smokers among us
Best Health

Marcia Kaye has been a writer and editor for more than 20 years, specializing in health issues, family dynamics and profiles. Her articles have appeared in Canadian Living, Chatelaine, Reader's Digest, Best Health, Canadian Health, Today's Parent, Homemakers, the Toronto Star, Zoomer, More magazine, University of Toronto Magazine and many other publications. Her work has been honoured by Canadians for Health Research, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education in Washington, DC. This is Marcia’s fifth RNAO media award since first submitting in 2008. Her winning entry, "The closet smokers among us," which appeared in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of Best Health, explores the motivations of those who conceal every puff they take. Marcia lives with her husband and two daughters in Aurora.