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Larry Tye

former health reporter, Boston Globe

From 1986 to 2001, Larry Tye was an award-winning reporter at _The Boston Globe_, where his primary beat was medicine. He also served as the Globe’s environmental reporter, roving national writer, investigative reporter, and sports writer. Before that, he was the environmental reporter at The Courier-Journal in Louisville, and covered government and business at The Anniston Star in Alabama. Tye is the best-selling author of numerous works including _Bobby Kennedy_ and _Satchel_. He also runs the Boston-based Health Coverage Fellowship, which is designed to help the media do a better job covering critical health care issues. Each year it trains 10 medical journalists from newspapers, radio stations and TV outlets from across the country, on topics ranging from public health and mental health to insuring the uninsured.