About the Author
Bernadine Healy, M.D., is one of America’s best-known physicians. A cardiologist by training, she is the former head of the National Institutes of Health, the American Red Cross, and the College of Medicine and Public Health at Ohio State University. She is currently the health editor for US News and World Report and writes the magazine’s bi-weekly "On Health" column. She also makes nationwide speaking and media appearances about our most crucial health issues.