Laurie Saloman

Freelance Writer

About Laurie Saloman

Laurie Saloman, MS, has more than 20 years experience in health journalism. A member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and the American Society of Journalists and Authors, she has written for Scientific American's Health After 50, Contagion,, Weight Watchers, Working Mother, and many others before joining EndocrineWeb.

A graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Laurie lives in New Jersey with her family.

Articles Written by Laurie Saloman

Does Marijuana Adversely Impact the Endocrine System?
Cannabis is known to have a positive role in reducing pain but its effect on metabolism and the endocrine system appear less favorable. Researchers examined the use of cannabis in thyroid function, finding a significantly elevated TSH among current users who were typically young males whose risk of thyroid or diabetes is low.

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