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Melinda Wenner Moyer

Melinda Wenner Moyer is a science and health journalist. She is the parenting columnist for Slate. She lives in New York's Hudson Valley.

Written by Melinda Wenner Moyer

Essay/
Illness & Disease
A bug for Alzheimer’s?

A bold theory places infection at the root of Alzheimer’s, explaining why decades of treatment have done little good

Melinda Wenner Moyer

Essay/
Food & Drink
Against the grains

A carbs-rich diet has been blamed for the alarming explosion of obesity and chronic disease. What does the science show?

Melinda Wenner Moyer