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Melissa Healy

Bethesda, MD
Health and Science Reporter — Los Angeles Times
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LA Times science & medicine reporter, veteran of many newsbeats, inveterately long writer, and ardent student of human behavior

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@LATMelissaHealy — 2,358 followers, 206 tweets

Jun 27, 2017

Lack of health insurance can be deadly. No, the research isn't perfect, but the upshot's clear. 

Jun 27, 2017

The New England Journal of Medicine's editors are pretty sure the Senate healthcare bill is "mean" too. 

Mar 11, 2017

Two pills make you smarter. But another cognitive enhancer can be bought on every corner. 

Mar 11, 2017

What disease wiped out 1/10th of Philly in 1793 & is circling Brazil's cities right now, with vaccine depleted? 

Mar 10, 2017

Do Americans not know they're overweight? What aren't they dieting, researchers ask? Maybe they're discouraged. 

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