Erik Vance
Erik Vance

Erik Vance is a science writer who cover the environment and the brain. His recent book, Suggestible You, is about the power of the mind to affect the body.

Medical Examiner
July 13 2017 5:50 AMAre Diets Just Placebos?The idea is at least worth considering—and it would explain a lot of strange things about how dieting works. 
Science
July 25 2013 7:38 AMThe Most Dangerous Volcano in North AmericaFamily, friends, trust me: Not everything in Mexico is scary.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 29 2013 11:35 PMCocaine Is EvilThe gruesomeness of the drug trade rivals any atrocities in history.