Sharon Lerner is an investigative reporter for The Intercept, covering health and the environment. Her Intercept series, The Teflon Toxin, was a finalist for a National Magazine Award. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times, The Nation, and the Washington Post, among other publications, and has received awards from the Society for Environmental Journalists, the American Public Health Association, the Park Center for Independent Media, the Women and Politics Institute, and the Newswoman’s Club of New York.
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