Arlene Weintraub is a science journalist and author with 20 years of experience writing about health care, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Her most recent book, Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in the Search for Cancer Cures (ECW Press 2015), brings to life the world of comparative oncology and the many ways dogs are helping in the war against cancer. Her freelance pieces have been published in the New York Times, US News & World Report, Technology Review, Scientific American, USA Today, and other media outlets. She was previously a senior health writer for BusinessWeek, covering both the science and business of health. She has won awards from the New York Press Club, the Association of Health Care Journalists, the Foundation for Biomedical Research, and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. Her book about the antiaging industry, Selling the Fountain of Youth, was published by Basic Books in 2010.