In sickness and in health
Some examples of my work on health, disease, and madness.
Psychiatrist Marv Seppala helps drug addicts and alcoholics thread
their way back to sobriety by leading them down a path to recovery
he walked himself.
Portland Monthly, April, 2007.
A dose of
realism on vaccines
Review of Vaccine, by Arthur Allen
The Oregonian, February 18, 2007.
By any other
Euthanasia in Oregon: just don't mention suicide
The Economist, February 17, 2007.
Scars Fade, Memories
Can survivors of torture recover from their traumatic memories?
Willamette Week, June 1, 2005.
The Deadly Cure
State health cops investigate surge of methadone overdoses.
Willamette Week, May 28, 2003.
How the Homeland Security Act innoculated drug makers against autism
Willamette Week, Nov 27 2002.
Sense and Sinsemilla
Is medical marijuana real, or is it just a great way to get over
on the man?
Willamette Week, April 4, 2002.
The Truth is
Don't call them contrails--they're chemtrails, and they're part
of an interplanetary plot...
Willamette Week, Sept 26, 2001.
How Treva Throneberry convinced the world she was a teenage runaway--again
and again and again.
Willamette Week, June 27, 2001.
Ex-dope fiends like Alan Levine may be Portland's strongest weapon
in the fight against the needle.
Willamette Week, December 5, 2000.
Psychiatric patients flex their political muscle.
Willamette Week, Sept 1, 1999.
A toxic plume of industrial solvent may have sickened thousands
of workers at a Beaverton toy factory.
Willamette Week, Jan 6 1999.
Health officials investigate outbreak of flesh-eating bacteria
among Portland drug addicts.
Willamette Week, Dec 22, 1998.
Welcome to the world of injury litigation, where every victim is
a suspect and every twinge has a price tag.
Willamette Week, Nov 13 1996.
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