VIA Contributors

Behind every VIA article there's an intrepid reporter risking sunburn on an exotic Tahitian cruise, indigestion on San Francisco's best food tours, and over-exfoliation in the West Coast's most relaxing spas. These are the men and women who lived to tell the tale.

Deborah Franklin


Deborah Franklin is a San Francisco-based writer who has spent most of her career tracking down important stories in science and medicine. She worked as a senior writer and editor at Health magazine and as a senior writer for Fortune magazine. She also writes and edits for National Public Radio. She is a frequent contributor to VIA.