Josh Fischman

Josh Fischman, the book's lead writer and one of its editors, covers health and science for U.S.News & World Report. His weekly health column, "Pulse," appears on www.usnews.com. Previously, he was editor-in-chief at Earth, deputy news editor at Science, and a senior editor at Discover. Josh has won the Blakeslee Award for excellence in medical reporting from the American Heart Association.