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Transcript: Health Writing for Journalists

From understanding the lingo and translating it to being the first to discover a medical study, doctor and journalist Ivan Oransky teaches you all there is to know about the world of health and science writing.

January 5, 2004

EXCLUSIVE FOR AVANTGUILD MEMBERS | This is a transcript of's Fit to Print: Health Writing for Journalists seminar with Dr. Ivan Oransky, held May 7, 2003, at the mb offices. Seminar transcripts appear the first week of each month.

Taffy Akner: The reason I wanted to do this class was because the only jobs that were always available were medical-writing jobs and health-writing jobs, and those kind of jobs. You really don't know it unless you learn it, and that's the only thing that you can't—well, not the only thing; there's business writing,...

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