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Genevra Pittman

Genevra Pittman

Genevra Pittman spent her undergrad studying Biology, which took her everywhere from the beaches of Malaysia to basement hamster labs in suburban Philadelphia. She also pursued her passion for journalism by editing and writing for her college paper’s sports section. She now reports on health and the environment and has written for Reuters Health, The Boston Globe, and OnEarth, the magazine of the Natural Resources Defense Council.

December 6, 2010

More sanctions given to lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents

May 26, 2010

A new study shows promising data from the Air Force’s Suicide Prevention Program

June 26, 2009

PTSD strikes women twice as hard

March 27, 2009

Study alerts Everest climbers to pay attention to early warning signs of cerebral edema.

February 9, 2009

A new study adds weight to the link between IVF and some birth defects, but much remains unexplained.

February 5, 2009

Elizabeth Shirtcliff doesn’t want anyone to forget about the children of Katrina. The University of New Orleans psychologist warns that kids who have been through a traumatic event, like Hurricane […]

February 4, 2009

An EMT goes from ambulance runs to the derby track.

January 21, 2009

The complex natural processes involved in overeating and weight gain make finding a successful treatment a challenge.

December 5, 2008

The Wii gaming system goes beyond playtime as a rehab tool for all ages.

November 21, 2008

The right kind of Web support could help patients with eating disorders.


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