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About the Author
Barbara Strauch, was a reporter and newspaper editor who directed health and science coverage for The New York Times for a decade. Prior to joining The New York Times, she had covered science and medical issues in Boston and Houston and directed Pulitzer Prize-winning news at Newsday. She was also the author of two books about the brain.
Barbara Strauch died in 2015 at the age of 63.