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Elijah Wolfson
Works at Newsweek Inc
Attended University of California, Berkeley
Lives in Brooklyn, NY
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Many doctors used to take astrology seriously—and season of birth has been linked to increased risk for a number of serious diseases. Can modern medicine actually learn from stars and seasonality?
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B/c parents are refusing to vaccinate their children, a disease that was pretty much eradicated is back in California.
Paranoid parents hasten the return of a highly contagious disease
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Florida State University scientists have crafted microscopic wires out of spider silk that can conduct electricity.The goal is to create new electronics that are as tough as they are eco-friendly. Spider silk is supposedly as strong as steel and as "impenetrable as Kevlar" — but now it can als...
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Can Canadian drugs solve America's expensive drug problem? #Maine is about to find out.
Maine is first state in nation to pass law allowing its citizens to buy mail-order drugs from foreign countries
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I wrote about the gov't shutdown for Al Jazeera. Scary stuff, guys.
Shutdown hampers disease monitoring, food inspections, other 'nonessential' health functions meant to protect citizens
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My first Vice Motherboard piece!
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Writer, Editor, and Multimedia Journalist
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  • Newsweek Inc
    Senior Editor, 2014 - present
  • Medical Daily
    Editorial Director, 2013 - present
  • Healthline
    Editorial Director, 2012 - 2012
  • Healthline
    Managing Editor, 2009 - 2011
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Brooklyn, NY
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New York, NY - Oakland, CA - San Francisco, CA - Ridgewood, NJ - Berkeley, CA - Santa Barbara, CA
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Elijah Wolfson is a writer, editor, and multimedia journalist currently based out of New York.  He is a Senior Editor at Newsweek and the Editorial Director of Medical Daily. He is also a contributor to the Atlantic, Al Jazeera Americaand the Huffington Post, and has appeared on BBC World News.
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  • University of California, Berkeley
    Rhetoric, 2004 - 2008
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