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Laurie Tarkan
Health Journalist
Maplewood, NJ

About Laurie Tarkan

Laurie Tarkan is an award-winning health journalist who writes for The New York Times, national health, women’s and parenting magazines, and consumer health websites. She wrote Peak Performance, a health@work blog for CBSNews.com. Tarkan is the three-time recipient of the National Health Information Awards, and won the Rose Kushner Award for Writing Achievement in the Field of Breast Cancer.  She is the author of three books, including My Mother’s Breast: Daughters Face Their Mothers’ Cancer.

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