Heather Tirado Gilligan is a health reporter and editor based in Oakland, California.
Nov. 30 2016 11:08 AMThe Federal Government’s Program to Feed Pregnant Women and Children Is TerribleWIC is supposed to provide nutritional support to low-income families. Instead it turns grocery shopping into a bureaucratic nightmare.Heather Tirado Gilligan
Feb. 10 2014 7:00 AMFood Deserts Aren’t the ProblemGetting fresh fruits and vegetables into low-income neighborhoods doesn’t make poor people healthier.Heather Tirado Gilligan
April 12 2015 7:05 PMNutritional Science Isn’t Very ScientificThe research behind dietary recommendations is a lot less certain than you think.Heather Tirado Gilligan