Deborah Kotz has been a health reporter for nearly 20 years and wrote a cover story dealing with the obesity epidemic in children for US News & World Report. She recently moved to the Boston Globe, where she launched a new consumer health blog called Daily Dose that deals with news of the day with a Bostonian twist. Before joining the Boston Globe, Kotz was a senior writer for US News & World Report covering the FDA, health reform's impact on consumers, vaccinations and other topics. She also had a women's health blog. Kotz is a 1991 graduate of Cornell University, majoring in science journalism. She now splits her time between Boston and DC. She's regularly featured on WTOP.