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Elana Gordon is a member of WHYY's Health & Science desk in Philadelphia and producer on the station’s new health and science show, The Pulse. She is a fellow with the NPR and Kaiser Health News Reporting Project on Health Care in the States. Prior to coming to Philadelphia, she covered the health beat at KCUR 89.3FM in Kansas City, Mo. She holds a dual degree in political science and music from Barnard College. It was there that she first caught the radio bug as an occasional host/producer for the music program, In All Languages, on WKCR 89.9 FM.