Andrea Timpano

contributing health writer

Andrea Timpano joins the Boston team after completing both print and digital internships in 2014. Originally from New Jersey, Andrea is pursuing a master's degree in journalism at Boston University.

Andrea Timpano'S latest stories

Local Researcher's Study Provides New Evidence Linking Genetics to Obesity

The findings may lead to better treatments.

Researchers Are Developing a New Screening Tool for Ebola

It works like a pregnancy test.

BMC Teaches Patients How to Cook in a Healthy Way

In the hospital's demonstration kitchen.

Open for Debate: The Edward M. Kennedy Institute

The new Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Dorchester hopes to inspire the next ­generation of civic leaders.

Northeastern Study Sheds Light on Disorders Like Dyslexia

It explores how language is processed in the brain.

A Medford Woman Will Compete in the Strongman World Championships

Events include lifting a car. Seriously.

Many Women Can't Answer Basic Questions About Their Breast Cancer

According to a new study.

This New Imaging Device Is Like Swallowing a Pill

The camera is the size of a vitamin.

Memorizing Symptoms is Easier When Using Food Related Medical Terms

For new docs and med students.

The Truth About Caffeine

In a new book, a Maine author talks addiction, regulation, and consumption.