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Nathanael Johnson

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Freelance Journalist


Nathanael Johnson is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. He's working on a book, with the working title "The Heidi Hypothesis" that asks if finding harmony with nature really does make us healthier. His work has appeared in Harper's Magazine, New York, Outside, This American Life and Pop Up Magazine as well as on National Public Radio.

Recent Spotlight Articles

As early elective births increase so do health risks for mother, child
The number of women giving birth early – often for no medical reason – has increased dramatically over the past two decades, altering the way we bear children and posing new health risks to both mothers and newborns, experts say.
For-profit hospitals performing more C-sections
Private medical centers in California are more likely to perform C-sections compared with nonprofit hospitals.
How the C-section story came together
California Watch analysis of hospital C-section rates relied on state data.
Instituciones hospitalarias con fines de lucro practican más cesáreas
Las mujeres cuyos hijos nacen en centros hospitalarios con fines de lucro tienen una probabilidad mucho más alta de que les realicen una costosa cesárea que las mujeres que dan a luz en un centro médico sin fines de lucro, señaló un análisis realizado por California Watch.
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