I’ve hung out in discount nail salons, Mexican sweatshops, and learned Brazilian waxing, all in the name of exploring key issues facing women today.
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2011 - National Media
Awarded by the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) and Be the Match to Virginia Sole-Smith and All You Magazine, for an in-depth, five-page feature on marrow and cord blood transplantation that reached more than 1 million readers.
2008 - Print Journalism
The Samter Journalism Awards were developed to recognize the best reporting of the role of the allergist/immunologist and allergy, asthma and immunologic disease. The Samter Award is named in honor of Max Samter, MD, FAAAAI, a former AAAAI President and ardent advocate for public education in the area of allergic disease.
youtube.com — Donate: http://bit.ly/18iwN6y Last July, Virginia Sole-Smith exposed how Mary Kay cosmetics preys on desperate housewives with hollow promises of work/life balance and "executive level" salaries that almost never materialize. Her investigation, reported in collaboration with The Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute, became the August cover story of Harper's Magazine.
fashionista.com — Diana Wang, the former Harper's Bazaar intern who filed a class action lawsuit against Hearst for unpaid wages, just got served with some bad news: a judge ruled Wednesday that Wang and her fellow plaintiffs can no longer pursue the lawsuit as a class action case.
nytimes.com — I used to believe that a mammogram saved my life. I even wrote that in the pages of this magazine. It was 1996, and I had just turned 35 when my doctor sent me for an initial screening - a relatively common practice at the time - that would serve as a base line when I began annual mammograms at 40.
thegreatfitnessexperiment.com — Watermelon is my favorite food. I love it like a love song, baby. Several years ago a doctor friend asked me an interesting question. "What is emotional eating?" I raised an eyebrow and wondered what kind of cyborg has to ask that question.
edf.org — As Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp noted in an earlier post, the United States is long overdue for an upgrade to our antiquated electrical grid. A "smart" electric grid allows homes and businesses to use, as well as produce and sell, electricity in a more technologically advanced way; wireless meters are used to transmit data about a customer's energy use throughout the day.
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