Arlene Weintraub, Entrepreneur.com
Arlene Weintraub has over fifteen years of experience writing about health care, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. She has been published in USA Today, US News & World Report, Technology Review, and other media outlets. Her book about the anti-aging industry, Selling the Fountain of Youth, was published by Basic Books in September 2010. She was previously a senior health writer for BusinessWeek, where she wrote hundreds of articles that explored both the science and business of health.
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