Host Rabbi Rami talks with author and journalist Cathryn Jakobson Ramin on our culture’s chronic back pain problem, how sitting became the enemy of health and what we can do about it. A review of her new book, Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting On the Road to Recover, appears in the May/June issue of Spirituality & Health magazine.
Cathryn Jakobson Ramin is an investigative journalist and author. For almost four decades, Ms. Ramin's long-form journalism has appeared in major magazines, including the New York Times Magazine, More, O, New York and newyorker.com. She has a B.A. from Tufts University, a background in theater, and is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists, the National Association of Science Writers, the Journalism and Women's Symposiumand IRE, Investigative Reporters and Editors. She’s a fellow of The MacDowell Colony, as well as The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. www.cathrynjakobsonramin.com