Andrews, Linda Wasmer 1957–

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Andrews, Linda Wasmer 1957–

(Linda Wasmer Smith)

PERSONAL: Born November 9, 1957, in West Memphis, AR; daughter of Fred (a farmer) and Nettie (a homemaker; maiden name, Pittman) Wasmer; married David Smith, May 28, 1977 (divorced July 8, 1998); married David Andrews (an auto mechanic), October 10, 1999; children: (first marriage) Amanda, Michael. Education: Attended University of New Mexico, 1975–79.

ADDRESSES: Office—8201 Golf Course Rd., Ste. D3-179, Albuquerque, NM 87120. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Freelance writer on topics related to health and psychology, Albuquerque, NM, 1982–. Court-appointed special advocate for Bernalillo County, NM, 1998–2002.

MEMBER: American Society of Journalists and Authors, National Association of Science Writers, American Medical Writers Association, Association of Health Care Journalists, American Psychological Association.



Of Mind and Body, Henry Holt (New York, NY), 1997.

Louis Pasteur: Disease Fighter (juvenile), Enslow Publishers (Springfield, NJ), 1997.

New Drug Treatments for Diabetes, R. A. Rapaport Publishing (New York, NY), 2000.

Depression: What It Is, How to Beat It (young adult), Enslow Publishers (Berkely Heights, NJ), 2000.

Diabetes Complications: Prevention and Management, R. A. Rapaport Publishing (New York, NY), 2001.

Contributor to books. Contributor of nearly 2,000 articles to periodicals and Internet Web sites.


Intelligence (juvenile), Franklin Watts (New York, NY), 2003.

Emotional Intelligence (juvenile), Franklin Watts (New York, NY), 2004.

Meditation (juvenile), Franklin Watts (New York, NY), 2004.

Contributor to periodicals.

SIDELIGHTS: Linda Wasmer Andrews told CA: "I specialize in writing about health, psychology, and the mind/body connection. My special interests include stress management, meditation, mind/body therapies, job stress, healthy lifestyles, and active aging."

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