My investigation into why California’s public insurance agency denies most requests for medically necessary genetic testing was taken up in an editorial for the San Francisco Chronicle, August 21, 2014.
August 20, 2014 – San Francisco Chronicle | Many thousands of children on Medi-Cal with severe health issues have been denied access to the fast-growing field of genetic testing
April 16, 2014 – TheAtlantic.com | Minority participants aren’t just debating resolutions—they’re challenging the terms of the debate itself.
July 20, 2012 – The New York Times Sunday Education Life Section |
“Designing Calm,” a course at Stanford’s Institute of Design, embeds mindfulness into the devices that pervade contemporary life.
November 8, 2012 – Forbes.com | Everywhere I looked, moms talked about the lower marginal costs of having more kids.
February 9, 2012 – Christian Science Monitor | If Tunisia‘s “Jasmine Revolution” had been a feature film, Jaloul Ayed might have composed the soundtrack.
October 16, 2012 – The San Francisco Bay Guardian | When we see these homes and prized collections being dismantled and dispersed, we become the last witnesses to episodes in San Francisco history.
September 28, 2011 – San Francisco Chronicle | If we can re-plant and sustainably manage our oaks the way native Californians did, then today’s residents will have a secure and abundant food source during the coming decades of climate change.
January 2014 – Communication Arts Magazine | Leaders in the creative field have been advocating for a change to the internship status quo.
December 4, 2013 – East Bay Express | I compiled a scorecard of East Bay grocery stores based on the amount of food they waste and donate to charities.
August 1, 2013 – Esperanza Magazine | The current thinking in psychology and neuroscience is quite optimistic about your ability to banish pessimistic attitudes.
November 2012 – Yoga Journal | . . . there’s a new interest in tech innovations that support healthy habits, including apps that keep you mindful and grounded.
May 24, 2012 | TEDxinnerSunset: “Human Optimization: Quantifying your Self and Going Primal” Watch the 13 minute presentation here.
July 2, 2012 – Grist Magazine | In a nutshell — and nuts are key — primal living is popular. But is it green? I went to Mark Sisson’s “Primal Con” to find out.
Winter 2013 – Esperanza Magazine | Establishing new habits, let alone purging bad ones, can require major effort, especially if we are also struggling with depression or anxiety.
November 9, 2012 – LearnVest.com | One silver lining to the storm may be the opportunity to rebuild New York and New Jersey to not only withstand the next hurricane, but to also create jobs, spur the economy and save the government a lot of money in the next storm.
Earth Island Journal — March 2013 | We are sucking the world’s ancient freshwater stores faster than they can be replenished, reshaping not just the surface of Earth but the subsurface as well.
November 21, 2012 — Earth Island Journal online | Compared to industrial wheat production, the cultivation of acorns requires one-tenth the water and resource consumption and provides a food source with higher nutritional content.
Oct 5, 2012 – j.weekly | Why does preschool now seem like a requisite for the 5-and-under set? Before age 5, brains undergo the most rapid period of development . . .
October 4, 2012 – Learnvest.com | . . .If you’re serious about a “whole foods” diet, the benefits can be enormous, but so can the price tag and the time commitment.
May/June 2012 – Art AsiaPacific | An entire disassembled Cessna aircraft was mailed to Frey Norris Gallery from Australia, by postal carrier plane, as part of an installation by the Sydney-based artist duo.
April 6 2012 – Forward.com | There isn’t much talk about GMOs in the Jewish community. Has the kosher establishment’s ruling curtailed debate and activism?
Spring 2012 – Rice University Magazine | Gallagher is currently in the middle of an unusual 88-concert international tour – one stop for each of the 88 piano keys – that has taken him across the United States, Europe and Asia, including Afghanistan, Mongolia, Turkey and Tunisia.
March 27, 2012 – Grist Magazine | Fast food joints offer a quick and easy fix for hungry, busy students on college campuses. But at the University of California, they’ve also become a target for student sustainability activists.
October 2012 – Swarthmore College Bulletin | A social justice movement traveled across the U.S. to unite victims of the drug war in Mexico and the United States.
February 2, 2012 – jweekly.com | Jolie Egert is a plant whisperer. A Jewish plant whisperer. She’s also a bit of an evangelist — for acorns.
October 26, 2011 – East Bay Express | If you were to take an inventory of the genetically modified organisms in your life, you could start with your breakfast cornflakes.
October 20, 2011 – jWeekly.com | Since 2010, the company has offered a wide range of fictional Jewish trade union memorabilia.