Magazine article The Saturday Evening Post

The Pulse of America

Magazine article The Saturday Evening Post

The Pulse of America

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The Saturday Evening Post has undergone several transformations in its long history, dating back to Benjamin Franklin who promoted the Pennsylvania Gazette as "The Universal Instructor in all Arts and Sciences." When the name changed to The Saturday Evening Post, the mission expanded to "A Family Newspaper: Neutral in Politics: Devoted to General News, Literature, Science, Morality, Agriculture and Amusement." In 1899, George Horace Lorimer, the editor of The Saturday Evening Post, claimed the magazine's purpose was to "interpret America for America."

Fast forward 80 years and the Post continued to monitor the pulse of America, when Cory SerVaas, M.D., became editor. As a physician, Dr. Cory brought her passion for prevention and health care education to the magazine. As a doctor and a journalist, she wrote about the latest advances in science, medicine, fitness, and nutrition to promote a healthier lifestyle.

Dr. Cory interviewed the world's leading scientists, physicians, and researchers, translating complex medical research into easy-to-read and understand articles. Throughout her career, she has responded to thousands of letters from our readers, some even crediting her with saving their lives, or the life of a loved one.

After nearly 40 years at the helm of The Saturday Evening Post, Dr. Cory has retired--sort of. As editor and publisher emeritus, she remains a guiding force as the Post moves forward in our mission to disseminate information and advance medical knowledge. …

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