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J.J. Brown
Works at Everyday Health
Attended Duke University
Lives in New York City
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My latest at the author blog, on staying safe from Zika vectors.
Mosquitoes carrying Zika haven’t reached the U.S., but we do have 755 Zika-infected people here who could pass the virus on to others through sex.
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Making the promise of a hepatitis C cure come true: for 9 in 10 American Indians, treatment led to a cure. My newest article published at Everyday Health: http://www.everydayhealth.com/hepatitis-c-cure-cherokee-nation/
Hepatitis C testing increased fivefold and 9 out of 10 American Indians treated had a hepatitis C cure.
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 Baba Brinkman's new hip hop comedy, Rap Guide to ‪#‎Climate‬ Chaos, lights up the audience. Playing through April 24 ~ come see it if you're in ‪#‎NYC‬. My review:
“I’m hot,” raps Baba Brinkman, telling the truth. His new hip hop comedy Rap Guide to Climate Chaos fires up the audience in a way I’ve never seen before on off-Broadway in New York City. I …
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Good to know that a rapid #Zika test is coming; with CDC reports on 9 pregnant U.S. travelers so concerning, more and more women are going to want to know if they have Zika virus, and fast. My new article published at Everyday Health:
Texas researchers developed the test, which cuts the wait for results from days to hours, and can relieve anxiety for pregnant travelers and families.
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What are the secrets to launching a No.1 best selling #ScienceFiction Anthology these days? Samuel Peralta tells us in his new guest column at my author blog. Come visit:
“Poetry was my first love affair with writing…” – Samuel Peralta We met when he was a trending twitter poet, @Semaphore, but now Samuel Peralta has shape-shifted from publis…
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Vector a Modern Love Story ~ for V-Day. "An epic tale of opera, love, death, and the ultimate medication to the human condition, hope." - reviewer at Better World Books, where purchases support literacy.
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How far would you go in pursuit of health and beauty?
The Finest Mask, my newest publication is a speculative fiction tale. Here's the new Kindle edition: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01GSKR6PC 1st published in the best-selling SciFi anthology, Alt.History 102, and now available as a single. Come by to download a copy and let me know what you think.
Some time in the future, gene hunter, scientist Sir William Potter travels from London to New York City in search of an illusive gene for perfect skin, a gene to prevent the ravages of infections and disfiguring scars.
Thanks to Lillian Isabella, model for the cover image!  #ebooks #genetics   #medlit   #ScienceFiction   #kindlebooks   #alternatehistory   #shortstories   #fiction   
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Why the scheduled June 2016 American auction of weapons from the massacre of Wounded Knee is unbearable:
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Great move by New York City as Zika virus can be sexually transmitted and condoms, though free here in the city, are expensive in Puerto Rico where Zika's widespread.
"We stand with the Puerto Rican people," Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
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We've gone from denial to owning it: a mother and daughter story for Rare Disease Day about having PKU.
Every baby gets a newborn screening test, not every mother gets the news that the baby is OK. For me, the news was that baby needs a second test. And a third, and so on for 26 years. For Rare Disea…
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I found out my 1st child had the rare disease #PKU by newborn screening, and talk about the experience with her in this new video, now 26 years later. #RareDiseases #RareDiseaseDay 
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How do you learn to write? Here's a guest column today at my author site, from book author and creative writing teacher Pamela Wight.
"In good time, I got cooked through and through. I became a writer." Pamela S. Wight I joined a writing class Pamela S. Wight led, where she shared her love of creative writing's sparks. She got us...
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Journalist, writer of books and short stories. Obsessed with exploring death and the meaning of dreams.
Introduction
Jennifer J.Brown, PhD, a book author, writer of short stories, editor, and health journalist, is based in New York City. Her novel Vector a Modern Love Story and her short story collection Death and the Dream published in 2011, followed by novels American Dream and Brindle 24, children's book Stream and Shale, two novellas in The Doctor's Dreams, and short stories in anthologies as J.J.Brown. She studied science and languages at Duke, at U. Pennsylvania, and SUNY, completing a PhD in genetics. In addition to writing contemporary fiction books, she is a published research scientist author and health news writer
Education
  • Duke University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • State University of New York, Albany
  • State University of New York, Stony Brook
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Female
Other names
Jennifer June Brown
Work
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Editor, Writer, Scientist Author
Skills
Writing, editing, reporting, publishing, assessment
Employment
  • Everyday Health
    Senior Editor, 2013 - present
  • J.J.Brown Author
    Publisher, Author, 2011 - present
  • Quintiles
    Assoc. Medical Director, present
  • Kalow and Springut, LLP
    Scientific Advisor, present
  • Roche
    Medical Education Manager, present
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Faculty, present
  • Miami Childrens Hospital
    Research Associate, present
  • DuPont
    Research Associate, present
  • Medscape WebMD
    Director of Assessments, present
  • M2 Communications
    Assoc. Scientific Director, present
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New York City
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Greenville, New York - Miami, FL - Philadelphia, PA - Cold Spring Harbor, NY - Albany, NY - Greenville, NY - Bronx, NY - Brooklyn, NY - Willmington, DE
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Global Chorus: 365 Voices on the Future of the Planet - Google Books
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Vector a Modern Love Story by Jennifer J. Brown - Reviews, Description &...
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The Arrival of Man-Made Earthquakes
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Until 2008, earthquakes in Oklahoma were rare. Now they’re a daily event, and the oil industry may be to blame.

Day Trip Diary: Snug Harbor Cultural Center
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"We both know what memories can bring. They bring diamonds and rust." - Joan Baez, Diamonds and Rust The year 2014 has been about the diamon

Day Trip Diary: Brooklyn Botanical Garden
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"The young man rejoiced that, in the heart of the barren city, he had the privilege of overlooking this spot of lovely and luxuriant vegetat

Dreaming Big Again Could Help U.S. Confront Climate Change
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Faced with the magnitude and seriousness of global warming, and the tremendous opportunities in addressing it, we need

Open Crop Art Calls for Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline
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It's a message not from an alien species, but from opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline. Last week a crop-art image the size of 80 football

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SCIENCE IN FILM: NOAH AND THE FLOOD
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Whether it is historical fact or myth, the epic tale of Noah and the Ark remains an enduring tale of destruction, survival, and rebirth. The

Culture is Alive and Well in Harlem!
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Have you ever felt down, dark, sad, or angry? I'll bet you have. In those moments doesn't it feel good to BLAST some music you really love?

Kids Who Play This Video Game Could Save Your Life
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Playing Stroke Hero made kids 31 percent more likely to identify stroke and call 9-1-1.

Sitara Attaie: Love, Creativity and the Afghan Diaspora
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Introduction: Hollywood actressSitara Attaie may be the first person in history to quote boththe German philosopher Nietzscheandthe medieval

Rare Disease Day
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28 February 2014 marks the seventh international Rare Disease Day coordinated by EURORDIS.

SCIENCE IN FILM: ACTORS FACE PARKINSONS
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I found the sensitive and touching recent film A Late Quartet while looking for movies to help me remember the great actor Philip Seymour Ho

Is it Love, or Heart Disease?
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Find out more about the secret life of the heart and what certain odd sensations may be telling you about your cardio and mental health.

DIGITAL LITERACY AGAINST OPIUM
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More than 90% or world'sopiumproduction comes fromAfghanistan.Opium price has steadily increased during the past few years, and more and mor