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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.

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Daily Dose

Mass. researchers get $10m in federal grants for brain research

By Deborah Kotz , Globe Staff

The National Institutes of Health provided a total of $46 million to research groups in 15 states for quirky and creative ideas.

Daily Dose

Informed women more likely to skip prenatal testing

By Deborah Kotz , Globe Staff

Some pregnant women might choose to skip non-invasive genetic testing if they are fully informed about the upsides and downsides.

Daily Dose

MIT competition could bring a better breast pump

By Deborah Kotz , Globe Staff

The need to build a better breast pump led to the “Make the Breast Pump Not Suck” Hackathon at the MIT Media Lab last weekend.

Daily Dose

How to be slim by design

By Deborah Kotz , Globe Staff

Eliminate kitchen clutter and comfortable kitchen seats, sit near the window at a restaurant, and chew mint gum at the grocery store.