Temma Ehrenfeld

Temma Ehrenfeld

I'm a writer and ghost-writer.

An award-winning journalist who covers health, relationships, psychology and personal finance. "I would hire her anytime for anything.” Jane Bryant Quinn, Newsweek

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LA Review of Books

Before the War on Drugs

MUCH OF WHAT WE BELIEVE about Prohibition is wrong.

LA Review of Books

The Endocannabinoid System Comes of Age

We can decriminalize pot and get tougher on alcohol and sugar.

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The Weekly Standard

Unbeautiful Minds

Famous people have achieved despite horrific ailments.


The History of the Diabetes Drug Metformin | YourCareEverywhere

A drug can take a long time to reach patients.

Psychology Today

When You Love Someone Who is Depressed

You'll need lots of patience.

Family article
The Weekly Standard

Fathers and Sons

"Special" children teach us.

Nest article
The Weekly Standard

Natural Design

Nests as architecture.

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Is there a narcissist in your life?

People with a narcissistic personality disorder are oblivious to the damage they inflict on those around them. Temma Ehrenfeld explains...

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5 ‘Signs’ of Lying That Aren’t as Foolproof as You’d Think

Learn to catch fleeting expressions if you want a better chance of detecting lies.


An Intellectual At Large: Theodore Draper

A historian of Communism thrived in Princeton.

Media Planet

Your Guide to Back Pain

Copywriting for Media Planet.

Bee article
The Weekly Standard

Honey Trap

Big cities are better for bees than farmland.

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Teen Suicide Rates Are Rising

What's the best sign your child is in danger?

Elephantjeep article
The Weekly Standard

Agony and Ivory

Following elephants to victory in Burma.

Bug article
The Weekly Standard

Once and Future Kings

Bugs rule the planet.