Eryn Brown

Writer

Eryn Brown previously covered healthcare for the Metro desk. She graduated from Harvard with a degree in history and literature in 1993, and was a writer at Fortune magazine in New York for seven years before moving to Los Angeles. She left The Times in 2015. 

Recent Articles

  • How guilt, anxiety and distress may help fight cancer

    How guilt, anxiety and distress may help fight cancer

    Having cancer would make anyone scared, stressed and angry. In some cases, that might be a good thing. Recent research suggests that negative emotions may improve the health of cancer survivors by motivating them to behave in healthier ways. "Negative emotions get a bad rap," says Andree Castonguay...

  • Life after cancer: “The real battle happened after treatment”

    Life after cancer: “The real battle happened after treatment”

    Bin McLaurin was lucky. Doctors detected his prostate cancer early, and he successfully completed the surgery, radiation and hormone therapy he needed to keep the disease at bay. But two years out from his 2014 diagnosis, McLaurin didn't feel so great. He had gained 60 pounds during treatment,...

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