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

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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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RT @BillKristol: Two weeks ago a 26-year old soldier raced repeatedly into a burning Bronx apartment building, saving four people be…
A 6-year-old in Florida has developed a rare human case of rabies. His doctors are trying an experimental--and controversial--treatment to save his life. 
RT @airwayslive: The heroes of our @HawaiianAir 1051 who administered 40 minutes of CPR & 4 AED defribilator shocks to a code blue passenge…
Most schools don't have to test water for lead, despite the fact that schools can be at high risk for lead contamination because of their plumbing. When schools do test, it's voluntary and often inadequate says a new report from @gahealthnews
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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".