Below is selected work in topic areas of interest.

Alternative Medicine

“Acupuncture Can Work, and It’s Not Just Wishful Thinking” – U.S. News & World Report

“Pass the Tofu Tacos: Soy-Based Foods Are Disease Fighters, But They Can Taste Pretty Weird” – U.S. News & World Report

Energy and the Environment

“British Columbia Rethinks Its Pioneering Carbon Tax” – National Geographic News

“Seeking a Pacific Northwest Gateway for U.S. Coal” – National Geographic News

“All-Girls Team Seeks Record in High-Mileage Marathon” – National Geographic News

Investigative Articles

“The Drug That Could Have Been: ImClone’s promising cancer drug” – U.S. News & World Report

“Mr. Outside Moves Inside: Daniel Troy Fought the FDA for years; now he’s helping to run it” – U.S. News & World Report

“Red Tide Rising: How Canadian Subsidies Led to a New Slaughter of Seal Pups” – U.S. News & World Report

“Cure Worse Than the Disease: When FDA Oversight Falters, Tissue Implants Can Do More Harm Than Good” – U.S. News & World Report

Medical Research

“Nothing to Sneeze At: A Promising New Drug Attacks the Cause of Allergic Reactions” – U.S. News & World Report

“Living With Diabetes Is Getting Easier – And a Cure Could Be on the Way” – U.S. News & World Report

“Trials and Errors: a Hospital Takes a Hit, Human Research is Halted at Johns Hopkins” – U.S. News & World Report


“Seller Beware, Inside the Insidious, Too-Good-To-Be-True, ‘Mom Friendly’ World of Those Work-From-Home Business Offers” – Brain, Child

“Parents Who Don’t Vaccinate Play a Risky Game” – U.S. News & World Report

“Drug Trials Are Clamoring for Kids, But Scrutinize the Study Before Signing Up” – U.S. News & World Report

“Talk to Kids About Drugs? Parents Just Don’t Do It” – U.S. News & World Report

“Parenting Children with Special Needs” – ParentMap

“Your Child’s Temperament: Finding the Right Parenting Style to Match”ParentMap


“Taming Maggie, One Dog’s Battle Against Stress and Separation Anxiety” – U.S. News & World Report

“Pets and Their Humans, Domesticated Animals Have Evolved To Make Their Desires Known” – U.S. News & World Report


“Scrambling the Jets: While the Air Force Puts More Fighters on Alert, Questions Linger Over the FAA’s Air-Control Delays” – U.S. News & World Report

“Missing in Action: With No One at the Wheel, the FDA has been conspicuously voiceless during the health crisis” – U.S. News & World Report

“My Vice is Worse Than Your Vice: Is Fat Eclipsing Tobacco?” – U.S. News & World Report

“A Shot in the Dark Vaccine: Anthrax shots are offered without all risks revealed” – U.S. News & World Report

Cutting Assistance to the Unemployable Would Be Costly – Crosscut


Diversity in the Life Sciences: Profile of Avery August – The Scientist

America’s Best Leaders: Profile of Bill and Melinda Gates – U.S. News & World Report

Women’s Health

“The Pill Has Company: The Patch, The Ring, The Shot” – U.S. News & World Report

“Pregnancy and Pills: New Research Finds Prescriptions May Be Safer Than You Think” – U.S. News & World Report

“Long-awaiting Abortion Pill Will Offer More Privacy – But No Less Controversy” – U.S. News & World Report