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Janet Farrar Worthington is the author of Where's the Wine?: And Other Questions, and Bumble Creek Farm. She also is the co–author of the bestselling men’s health books, Dr. Patrick Walsh’s Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer and Prostate Cancer: A Guide for Men and the Women Who Love Them, and of The Ultimate College Survival Guide.

Janet is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and is editor of Discovery and Breakthrough, two publications from Johns Hopkins. An award-winning science writer, she is the former editor of Hopkins Medical News, the alumni magazine for The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She also spent six years as a commentator for the public radio program Marketplace.


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I Miss the Mall!

I miss the mall.  So much.  Not our current mall, limping along with its few stores, just hanging on by a thread and devastated by yet another blow, aka global pandemic.  No, I miss the mall from back in the day. I miss the mall packed with people, no stores boarded up, where if you […]


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