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Temma Ehrenfeld

Temma Ehrenfeld

I'm a writer and ghost-writer.

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

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The Weekly Standard

The Human Clock

Once upon a time, it didn't matter if a clock tower in Spoleto kept time a little differently than a tower in Assisi and far differently than one in Rome.


Why Drinking Problems Develop After Gastric Bypass Surgery

But it's not a simple case of "addiction transfer," an idea not borne out by science.

Are Those Extra Pounds Okay If You Work Out?

The short answer is No.


Is it Time to Get Rid of Traditional Inhalers?

Smarter inhalers and better pills are on the way.

Albany Times Union

Create a State of Health

A call for single-payer health insurance in New York State.

the fix

How to Make Sense of Suicide

Don't let suicide contagion affect you.


Positive Birth Movement’ Wants to Take the Fear Out of Giving Birth

Join a support group and learn your options.


Don't "Eat for Two" While Pregnant

Most women don't lose their pregnancy gain. Babies are born overweight are set up for health problems.

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The Weekly Standard

Mind the Gap|

Philosophers at the intersection of brain and spirit.

LA Review of Books

Before the War on Drugs

MUCH OF WHAT WE BELIEVE about Prohibition is wrong.

The Wall Street Journal

How Trump Can Help Millions Hear

Hearing aid prices should fall.

The Powerful Effect of Exercise on Women with Heart Disease

Joan always struggled with her weight and never liked to exercise. When I met her as a rehab patient, she was in her early 70s, and she’d been feeling especially tired and short of breath for about a month.

The Weekly Standard

Character Counts

Choose trustworthy friends.


America's Gardens

Tour of major gardens in the United States.


Boot Camp for Caregivers

A free, one-day camp in Los Angeles provides education and support to family members as they begin to take care of a loved one who has Alzheimer's disease.