Emily Baumgaertner was a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times focused on medical investigations and features. She joined the newsroom in 2019 from the New York Times Washington bureau and left in 2022. Her work has appeared in the Atlantic, the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Scientific American and elsewhere. A New Haven, Conn., native, Baumgaertner earned her master of public health degree from the George Washington University.
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La comunidad de la afasia espera que el diagnóstico de Bruce Willis ayude a reducir el estigma de las enfermedades invisibles y a que se comprenda mejor una enfermedad que afecta a unos dos millones de estadounidenses.
The aphasia community hopes Bruce Willis’ diagnosis will help reduce the stigma of invisible illnesses and lead to better understanding of a condition that affects about 2 million Americans.