Heather Tirado Gilligan
Heather Tirado Gilligan

Heather Tirado Gilligan is a health reporter and editor based in Oakland, California.

Food
April 12 2015 7:05 PMNutritional Science Isn’t Very ScientificThe research behind dietary recommendations is a lot less certain than you think.
Food
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.
  Health & Science
Science
July 5 2015 8:34 PM Are Cats Really Wild Animals? Experts clash over whether they count as a domesticated species.