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Deborah Kotz

Kotz writes the Daily Dose column, and is a health reporter for the Globe. She’s been covering the health beat for two decades and previously worked as a senior writer at US News and World Report.

Latest stories

Daily Dose

Drug-tainted supplements still available for purchase, study finds

By , Globe Staff

A significant number of dietary supplements have remained available for purchase with their same dangerous ingredients, according to a new Harvard Medical School finding.

Daily Dose

New 3-minute test accurately detects delirium, study finds

By , Globe Staff

The test could reliably detect the condition and should become routine, a new study suggests.

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Young pitchers at risk

By , Globe Staff

High school and college-age baseball pitchers who threw more than 100 pitches a week were at increased risk for an injury, a study found.

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Living near a busy road linked to sudden heart deaths in women

By , Globe Staff

Living within 165 feet of a major roadway could modestly increase a woman’s risk of dying suddenly from a heart attack, a study suggests.