Archive for the 'health' tag

Some Health Writing

Since starting a job at a contractor last July, I’ve gotten to do lots of different kinds of writing, mostly in the area of health and...
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Blog Post at New Job

I’ve been working since July at Palladian Partners, a company in Silver Spring, Md. I’m so happy with it–the people are nice, the...
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Swine Flu

I had a new adventure earlier this year: Coming up with the text and data for an infographic on swine flu. It was for GW Research magazine, a...
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Living With Pain

My friend and former National Geographic colleague Jenny Holland wrote a lovely guest post for The Last Word on Nothing this week. She writes clearly...
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Telemedicine and Dialysis

I have a story out in the new issue of George Washington University’s Medicine + Health magazine, about telemedicine and dialysis. It was the...
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happy people live longer

Yet again, I find reason to be happy that I am happy. Hm. That is an odd sentence. Anyway, a new study from the UK finds that happy people live...
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museum tourist: yale medical historical library

Last fall, I spent a few days at a conference at Yale, which included a neat field trip that I have been woefully slow to blog about. It was a trip...
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stress and death

For this week’s issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education, I wrote a story about a molecular link between stress and death. The story is here....
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the truth about cats and dogs

I’ve written two pieces about household pets in the last week – one about how personality and longevity relate in dogs, and the other...
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test tube babies

Last weekend I wrote a blog post for ScienceNOW about whether “test tube” babies are healthy. Answer: Basically, yes, but the oldest one...
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