Arlene Weintraub is a journalist and author with 20 years of experience writing about health care, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Her first book, Selling the Fountain of Youth (Basic Books 2010), is an expose on the anti-aging industry. Her second book is Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in the Search for Cancer Cures (ECW Press 2015). Heal brings to life the world of comparative oncology--the many ways dogs are helping in the war on cancer. Weintraub's freelance pieces have been published in the New York Times, US News & World Report, More, New Scientist, USA Today, Entrepreneur.com, FierceMarkets and other media outlets. She was previously a senior health writer based out of the New York City headquarters of BusinessWeek, where she wrote hundreds of articles that explored both the science and business of health. She also worked as an editor for Xconomy.com, covering the biotech industry on the East Coast, as well as technology, life sciences and clean technology companies in the greater New York City area. She has won awards from the New York Press Club, the Association of Health Care Journalists, the Foundation for Biomedical Research, and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. Read more about Heal at www.healdogsandcancer.com.
Selling the Fountain of Youth
- How the Anti-Aging Industry Made a Disease Out of Getting Old - and Made Billions
- By: Arlene Weintraub
- Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
- Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
The beauty industry - which once revolved around creams and powders, subtle agents to enhance beauty - has become the anti-aging industry....
Interesting Foray into a Foreign Land
- By Teadrinker on 12-11-11
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