ABOUT
JANICE M. HOROWITZ

Covering health for Time magazine gave me abiding respect for doctors, who usually go into medicine for noble reasons. But after reporting on hundreds of stories it became clear that something is corrupting the way medicine is practiced today.

I’ll help you take charge.

The first hint that we have a problem came early in my career when I saw how medical studies—hormone replacement therapy will prevent heart disease; hormone replacement therapy will cause heart disease—clashed with each other week to week, leaving readers frustrated. To help health consumers figure out what’s behind these studies, I created and hosted a public radio segment called Dueling Docs, the Cure to Contradictory Medicine.

Now, in Health Your Self, I get to the bottom of the entire mess of medicine and tease out all the unseen factors that go into your health care so you know exactly what to do when you’re in a doctor’s office or hospital.

MY PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA

I covered health for Time magazine for more than two decades, including reporting on countless stories and writing a weekly medical news column. I also created and hosted the public radio segment, Dueling Docs: The Cure to Contradictory Medicine, and contributed to The Economist, Allure, The New York Times, and blogged for Medium and Huffpost.

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