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Michael Ollove

Michael Ollove

Michael Ollove covers health care for Stateline. Ollove worked for many years at The Baltimore Sun, first as an enterprise reporter and then as the paper’s enterprise-narrative editor. He has won national awards as both a reporter and an editor. Ollove has written profiles of John Waters, Joseph Heller, the inventor of the infamous Dalkon Shield, a family of violent racketeers, and many other high achievers, eccentrics, criminals, zealots and dreamers. Born and raised in Bangor, Maine, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

More states exploring legalizing psychedelic mushrooms

By: - July 31, 2022

Alex Jones says a trip in Jamaica saved her life. Not a trip to Jamaica — a hallucinogenic trip in Jamaica. Severe depression had descended on her at age 10, and stayed there, relentlessly, for the next two decades. She couldn’t work, couldn’t bear the sight of herself in the mirror, and for days on end could barely […]