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[Snider] Ziporyn, Terra. “Later School Start Times Are a Public-Health Issue.” Commentary. Education Week. May 16, 2012, p. 25.

[Snider] Ziporyn, Terra. “GENOME: The Secret of How Life Works,” Chesapeake Family, August 2003, pp. 26-7.

Ziporyn, Terra. Review of Barbara Gastel’s Health Writer’s HandbookPublic Understanding of Science 11 (October 2002) 395-396.

Ziporyn, Terra. Review of Geoffrey C. Bowker and Susan Leigh Star’s Sorting Things Out: Classification and Its ConsequencesIsis Volume 92, No. 4, December 2001, p. 772.

Ziporyn, Terra. Review of Paul Thagard’s How Scientists Explain DiseaseIsis Volume 91, No. 2, June 2000, p. 418.

Ziporyn, Terra.  Review of Beryl Lieff Benderly’s In Her Own Right: The Institute of Medicine’s Guide to Women’s Health Issues.  Public Understanding of Science, Spring 1998.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “A Crash Course in Clarity.”  Singapore Microbiologist.  July-September 1997, pp. 10-11.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Rules of a Smart Patient.”  Weight Watchers Magazine. January/February 1997, pp. 48-51.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Shaking Up Conventional Wisdom on  Salt.”  Harvard Health Letter.  December 1996, pp. 6-7.

Ziporyn, Terra.  Review of William H. Tucker’s The Science and Politics of Racial Research.  JAMA  (August 2, 1995) 274: 433.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Alternative Medicine.” In World Book Health & Medical Annual 1994.  Chicago: World Book, Inc., pp. 172-185.

Ziporyn, Terra.  Review of Diane E. Eyer’s Mother-Infant Bonding: A Scientific Fiction.  JAMA (April 28, 1993) 269 (16): 2146.

Ziporyn, Terra.  Review of Robert N. Proctor’s Value-Free Science? Purity and Power in Modern KnowledgeJAMA (February 19, 1992) 267 (7): 998-999.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “True Blue.” Harvard Health Letter.   February 1992, pp. 1-3.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Support Groups.”  Harvard Health Letter.  February 1992, p. 3.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “What’s in a name?”  Harvard Health Letter.  February 1992, p. 2.

Ziporyn, Terra and Martha K. McClintock.  “Passing as an indicator of social dominance among female wild and domestic Norway rats.”  Behaviour  118 (1991):26-41.

[Ziporyn] Snider, Terra.  “Mountain guide for the 21st century.”  Ski Area Management.  July 1991, pp. 30-31.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Medical guessing games: When you’re it.” Longevity, March 1991, pp. 72-73.

Ziporyn, Terra.  Review of Marcel C. LaFollette’s Making Science Our Own: Public Images of Science 1910-1955.  JAMA (February 27, 1991) 265 (8): 1034-35.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “What the Nazis called ‘medical research’ haunts the scientific community to this day.”  JAMA  263 (February 9, 1990):791.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Medical science in the popular American press: beginnings.”  Missouri Review.  Fall 1988.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “International space university opens.”  JAMA (August 1988).

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Why study our history?”  AAASay  9 (July 1988):2-3.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Comparison studies needed before new lasers join the medical mainstream.”  JAMA (April 24, 1987) 257(16):2132.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Basic research paves the way for lasers precise enough to slice genes.”  JAMA (April 24, 1987) 257(16):2131.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Growth of a multitalented medical tool,” JAMA (April 17, 1987) 257(15):2000-1.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Laser applications amplified as new developments, uses abound.”  JAMA (April 17, 1987) 257(15):2000.

[Ziporyn, Terra].  “Stalking a good night’s sleep: relief for insomnia often takes more than counting pills or sheep.”  Consumer Reports, March 1987,  pp. 136-38.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “A growing industry and menace: makeshift laboratory’s designer drugs.”  JAMA (December 12, 1986) 256(22):3061-63.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Primary Care Medicine—Harvard University Medical School’s New Pathway.”  Arch Int Med 146 (November 1986):2119.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Aerospace medicine; the first 200 years.”

   JAMA (October 17, 1986) 256(15):210.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Primary Care Medicine—Dyslexia.”  Arch Int Med  146 (July 1986):1273.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Fertility after testicular cancer therapy?.”  JAMA (January 3, 1986) 255(1):15, 20.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “’Artificial’ human reproduction poses medical, social concerns.”  JAMA (January 3, 1986) 255(1):13-15.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Scoliosis management now subject of numerous questions.”  JAMA (December 6, 1985) 254(21):3009-11, 3015-6, 3019.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Social mores influence lessons of science.”  JAMA (November 15, 1985) 254(19):2720.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Taking a page from a medieval sage.”  JAMA (November 15, 1985) 254(19):2714-15.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Historians strive to improve perspective, practice of medicine.”  JAMA (November 15, 1985) 254(19):2713-5, 2719-20.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Veterinary center safeguards larger public.”  JAMA (October 25, 1985) 254(16):2236-37.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “AMA’s Bureau of Investigation exposed fraud.”  JAMA (October 18, 1985) 254(15):2043.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “The Food and Drug Administration: how those regulations came to be.”  JAMA (October 18, 1985) 254(15):2037-39, 2043-46.

Ziporyn, Terra and Goldsmith Marsha F.   “Physicians’ antinuclear war group expanding to include child health.”  JAMA (August 2, 1985) 254(5):585-87.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Gestational diabetes: panelists set guidelines for detection, control.”  JAMA (July 26, 1985) 254(4):465-70.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Antiepileptics: age-old search for effective therapy continues.”  JAMA (July 19, 1985) 254(3):329-33.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Definition of impairment essential for prosecuting ‘drunken drivers’“  JAMA (June 28, 1985) 253(24):3509-13, 3517.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “For many, endemic goiter remains a baffling problem.”  JAMA (April 5, 1985) 253(13):1846-47.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Magnetic resonance ‘sees’ lesions of multiple sclerosis.”  JAMA (February 15, 1985) 253(7):949-51.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “PET scans ‘relate clinical picture to more specific nerve function.’”   JAMA (February 15, 1985) 253(7):943-45, 949.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Rare hyper-, hypothyroid states require unconventional therapies.”  JAMA (February 8, 1985) 253(6):737-39, 743.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “LHRH: clinical applications growing.”  JAMA (January 25, 1985) 253(4):469-71, 475-76.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “John Rock, developer of contraceptive pill, dies.”  JAMA (January 4, 1985) 253(1):18.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Cancer risk after head, neck irradiation.”  Arch Int Med  145 (January 1985):21.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Abnormal insulin molecules: an alternative cause of diabetes?”  JAMA (November 16, 1984) 252(19):2669-70, 2673.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Endoscopy skills increasingly in demand.”  Arch Int Med  144 (November 1984):2129.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Search for male contraceptive complicated by adverse effects.”  JAMA (September 7, 1984) 252(9):1101-3.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Multicenter study evaluates ‘tight control’ in diabetes.”  JAMA (October 5, 1984) 252(13):1663-64.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Latest clue to exercise-induced amenorrhea.”  JAMA (September 14, 1984) 252(10):1258-59, 1263.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Growth hormone releasing factor may lower somatotropin demand.”  JAMA (September 14, 1984) 252(10):1257-59.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Music therapy accompanies medical care.”  JAMA (August 24-31, 1984) 252(8):986-87.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Pianist’s cramp to stage fright: the medical side of music-making.”  JAMA (August 24-31, 1984) 252(8):985-89.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Hippocrates meets the data banks: patient privacy in computer age.”  JAMA (July 20, 1984) 252(3):317-19.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “’Rip van Winkle period’ ends for puerperal psychiatric problems.”  JAMA (April 27, 1984) 251(16):2061-63, 2067.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Improved technology steps into gait analysis.”  JAMA (February 3, 1984) 251(5):566-67.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Office use of microcomputers now extends into clinical realm.”  JAMA (February 3, 1984) 251(5):565-67, 571-72.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “’Moto-stand’ expands range of activities for disabled.”  JAMA (January 20, 1984) 251(3):304.

“On The Tale of Twisters.”  The University of Chicago Alumni Magazine 75 (Winter 1983):  6-13.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Depression, violent suicide tied to low metabolite level.”  JAMA (December 18, 1983) 250(23):3141-42.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Cyclosporine may inhibit mouse lymphoma growth.”  JAMA (December 9, 1983) 250(22):3023-24.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Study of ‘victimization’ gains impetus worldwide.”  JAMA (December 9, 1983) 250(22):3019, 3023.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Whither goes in/outpatient psychiatric care?”  JAMA (December 9, 1983) 250(22):3018-19.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Tumor cell-free autologous marrow fights leukemia.”  JAMA (November 4, 1983) 250(17):2259, 2262.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Possible link probed: deafness and vitamin D.”  JAMA (October 21, 1983) 250(15):1951-52.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “’Individualizing’ acute leukemia therapy.”  JAMA (September 16, 1983) 250(11):1376-77.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Disability evaluation: a fledgling science?”  JAMA (August 19, 1983) 250(7):873-74, 879-80.

Ziporyn, Terra.   “The ACS and MDM: a clinical application.”  JAMA (April 22-29, 1983) 249(16):2141-42.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “A (nearly) compleat compendium of concepts.”  JAMA (April 22-29, 1983) 249(16):2134-35.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Medical decision making: analyzing options in the face of uncertainty.”  JAMA (April 22-29, 1983) 249(16):2133-35, 2138-41.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Computer-assisted medical decision-making: interest growing.”  JAMA (August 27, 1982) 248(8):913-18.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Taste and smell: the neglected senses.”  JAMA (January 15, 1982) 247(3):277-9, 282-85.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Barbiturates may differ in effects on immune system.”  JAMA (October 16, 1981) 246(16):1764-65.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Upper body pain: possible tipoff to Pancoast tumor.”  JAMA (October 16, 1981) 246(16):1759, 1763.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Pinpointing the cause of mucus production,”  JAMA (September 25, 1981) 246(13):1392-93.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Add EPs to list of intraoperative monitors.”  JAMA (September 18, 1981) 246(12):1291, 1295.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Evoked potentials give early warning of sensory and behavioral  deficits in high-risk neonates.”  JAMA (September 18, 1981) 246(12):1288-89.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Evoked potential emerging as valuable medical tool.”  JAMA (September 18, 1981) 246(12):1287-91.

[Ziporyn, Terra.]  “The case against chest x-rays.”  Business Week,  September 24, 1979, pp. 700-1.

[Ziporyn, Terra.]  “A chemical stand-in for blood.”  Business Week,  September 10, 1979, pp. 40E, 40H.

“More leisure in an increasingly electronic society.”  Business Week.  September 3, 1979, pp. 208-12.  (co-authored).

“An expanded role for big corporations.”  Business Week.  September 3, 1979, pp. 194-96.  (co-authored).

[Ziporyn, Terra.]  “An arthritis drug for menstrual pain.”  Business Week.  August 1979.

[Ziporyn, Terra.]  “The healthy medical-kit market.”  Business Week.  August 13, 1979, p. 36H.

“The search for krill in Antarctica.”  Business Week.  July 1979. (co-authored).

Electronic Articles

[Snider] Ziporyn, Terra. “Push Back High School Start Times.” Commentary. Education Week. May 16, 2012,

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Oral Contraceptives in the Perimenopause.”  JAMA Women’s Health Information Center World Wide Web Site, posted February 18, 1998.

Ziporyn, Terra.  “Menstrual Hormones and Menopause.”  JAMA Women’s Health Information Center World Wide Web Site, posted February 18, 1998.