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Susan Brenna

June 26, 1999 | Feature
Away Games

Baltimore, Md.; June 26–27

February 8, 1999 | Feature
The Silent Treatment

Too old for the pediatrician and too young for the OB-GYN, teenage girls -- none too communicative to begin with -- are often shut off from smart medical care just when they're confronting major issues like sex, smoking, and diet that will affect them for the rest of their lives.

February 8, 1999 | Feature
Sex Matters

Research shows that men and women respond differently to everything from pain medication to heart attacks. Yet gender-based medicine struggles for respect -- and funding for research that could be critical to your future health.

December 14, 1998 | Feature
Tutoring 101

Your son's struggling in math. Your daughter's drowning in homework. A tutorial on finding the right help.

December 14, 1998 | Feature
Tutoring 101

Your son's struggling in math. Your daughter's drowning in homework. A tutorial on finding the right help.

December 7, 1998 | Feature
Painful Choices

One spring evening, 7-year-old Kara Ramos ate a rare hamburger at a family party. Days later she was lying in the hospital, trembling with pain as E. coli toxins coursed through her body. She screamed at her mother's touch. That's when Kara's doctor gave her parents a choice: Would they allow her to become the 28th child in America to take an experimental drug? It was the toughest decision they'd ever had to make. And they had to make it right away.

August 3, 1998 | Feature
Hamptons Heat Wave:
Everybody's Got His Number
June 22, 1998 | Feature
Calculus by the Sea

For the city's high-end tutors, it's "Have flash cards, will travel."

April 13, 1998 | Feature
Hard Lessons

Why does a kid who’s barely scraping by have a better chance of getting into the high school of her choice than an eager B student? An investigation.

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