Lauren F. Friedman is a deputy editor for health at Consumer Reports. She was previously a senior editor overseeing health coverage at Business Insider and a staff editor at Psychology Today.
Her stories have also appeared in Scientific American, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Daily News, The Forward, Scholastic magazines, and other publications. Her journalism career began at Philadelphia City Paper, an alt-weekly.
She graduated from Bryn Mawr College and studied science and health journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She lives in Queens.