Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer is the co-author of True Food (National Geographic, 2009), Build Your Running Body (The Experiment, 2014), Extreme Weather Survival Guide (National Geographic, 2014) and a contributing photo editor for Black and White Street (Solaris Studio, 2014). Her work has appeared across the web and in regional and international books and periodicals, including The New York Times Magazine. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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Why we need a universal flu vaccine

The truth about fish oil

What are e-cigarettes?

8 things you didn't know about the autumnal equinox

Beating back the lionfish with knife and fork

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58 ways to live a longer life

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