Senior news writer for WebMD and major science geek. NYU serp/sherp alum. Tweets are my own. bgoodman@webmd.net

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Biography

I've been a reporter for 15 years, covering health, science, and medicine for television, magazines, newspapers and now the Web.

My stories have appeared in Scientific American, The New York Times, Psychology Today, Parade, Self, Health, and The Boston Globe, among others.

I'm currently the seni...

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@WebMD_BrendaG — 1,415 followers, 1,496 tweets

Jul 21, 2017

RT @JoyceCarolOates: Good to cheer on John McCain to "fight" cancer but please keep in mind that illness is not a sport & to be overcome is…

Jul 18, 2017

RT @SteveMartinToGo: Dear Satan, thank you for making sure that whichever ink jet cartridge replacements I order are wrong.

Jul 18, 2017

RT @EDFHealth: "Deep concerns over nomination of industry consultant to lead toxics program at EPA" @RichardDenison  https://edf.org/8dM 

Jul 16, 2017

RT @MedscapePharm: New Study: OTC sound amplifiers maybe an alternative to more expensive hearing aids.  http://ms.spr.ly/6019rQ98J  1-min…

Jul 15, 2017

RT @ArefaMD: The European Union banned most consumer and professional uses of the [methylene chloride] in 2011.  https://twitter.com/webmd/status/885921842552336384 

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Awards

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2011 - breaking news - online
With my WebMD editors, Sean Swint and Laura Martin, we won the award for online coverage of breaking news for the story, "Gene Therapy May Reverse Hemophilia".