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Los Angeles Times

The change in mammogram guidelines
After a federal panel pulled back its recommendations for screenings, a debate continues to rage about the wisdom or risk of it.
Los Angeles Times, March 7, 2011

Before giving to a health charity, do some research
You want to support a group, but which one? Help is available online.
Los Angeles Times, December 6, 2010

The downside of awareness campaigns
Despite the pink ribbon push, cancer deaths have dropped only slightly. And the focus on awareness may be pushing more women into treatment unnecessarily.
Los Angeles Times, October 4, 2010

The many ways to share bad news
More are using electronic forms of communication such as personal Web pages, e-mail, Facebook, Twitter and blogs to share medical news and updates. They can spread the word quickly, but critics believe such news demands a more personal approach.
Los Angeles Times, April 19, 2010

Hospice care helps patients and loved ones
More patients use the service for end-of-life care. But what is it?
Los Angeles Times, January 22, 2010

Hospice care info
Los Angeles Times, January 25, 2010

Bicyclists should stay on the defensive to stay safe
Bicyclists must obey all the traffic laws that motorists do, but safety tactics may also help riders avoid accidents.
Los Angeles Times, November 2, 2009

Bicyclists should stay on the defensive to stay safe
Los Angeles Times, November 2, 2009

Bikes and cars: Can we share the road?
With more bikes on the road, drivers are frustrated — and cyclists are at risk. Now’s the time for changes.
Los Angeles Times, November 2, 2009

How to minimize accidents between autos and bicycles
Los Angeles Times, November 2, 2009

L.A.-area biking resources
Los Angeles Times, November 2, 2009

Blame Your DNA?
Study: Genes may detemine if you’re a fitness fanatic or a couch potato.
Los Angeles Times, September 29, 2009

Cut back on mammograms?
The exams can lead to treatment for breast cancer that, ultimately, wouldn’t have caused harm.
Los Angeles Times, August 17, 2009

New York Times

Seeking the Keys to Longevity in ‘What Makes Olga Run?’
Review of What Makes Olga Run?
By Bruce Grierson
New York Times, February 10, 2014

Our Pleasure in Others’ Misfortune: ‘The Joy of Pain,’ and What We Get Out of It
Review of The Joy of Pain: Schadenfreude and the Dark Side of Human Nature
By Richard H. Smith
New York Times, December 23, 2013

Talent Lies Within. But Where?
Review of ‘The Sports Gene’ Considers the Root of Athletic Success
By David Epstein
New York Times, August 12, 2013

In Theory: Studies Suggest an Acetaminophen-Asthma Link
New York Times, December 19, 2011

Recent Triathlon Deaths Have Experts Searching for Answers
New York Times, July 28, 2008

Deaths Draw Attention to Triathlon Swim
New York Times, July 31, 2008

Experts Question Placebo Pill for Children
New York Times, May 27, 2008

Through the Forest, a Clearer View of the Needs of a People
New York Times, September 18, 2007

Doctors Balk at Cancer Ad, Citing Lack of Evidence
New York Times, July 10, 2007

Washington Post

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