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Howard Wolinsky

Freelance Journalist

Howard Wolinsky wrote for the Chicago Sun-Times for 26 years, first as a medical reporter and then as a technology reporter. He was one of the first reporters to cover the AIDS epidemic and also one of the first to cover the emergence of the Internet. Wolinsky has co-authored two books, The Serpent on the Staff: The Unhealthy Politics of the American Medical Association with Tom Brune, and the best-seller Healthcare Online for Dummies with his wife, Judi Wolinsky. He holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana and was a journalist-in-residence at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.