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J.J. Brown
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Attended Duke University
Lives in New York City
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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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My newest scary short story is out now in the #1 Hot New Release at Amazon in scifi anthologies today: Alt.History 102 from physicist, storyteller, and editor Samuel Peralta. Here's the link: http://www.amazon.com/Alt-History-102-The-Future-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B01B9RBAF6/ref=zg_bsnr_16277_1
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New Yorkers are feeling the heat of climate change with winter blooms. As we inch toward the new year, what will December’s spring mean for the rest of us living things?
With a 72 degree Christmas Eve, New York City is not the only place feeling the heat of climate change.
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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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Does the sound of a mosquito drive you mad? Here are some good reasons it should, in my new Zika virus article at Everyday Health.
Mosquito bites can cause serious, and sometimes fatal, diseases like Zika and malaria.
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What is Zika? Women who may get pregnant need to know. Get the facts in my newest article with expert interviews, published at Everyday Health:
A case of mosquito-borne Zika virus in Texas raises questions about this emerging disease, which is linked to a devastating birth defect.
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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
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Editor, Writer, Scientist Author
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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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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

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

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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.

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