Contributors: May 12, 1997

JEFFREY KLUGER flew to Tucson and drove 35 miles along rough, rutted roads to a remote corner of the Arizona desert to interview America's most visible health guru, Dr. Andrew Weil, for this week's cover story. Kluger, who joined TIME's science staff last August, toured Weil's home, a converted horse stable, and found Weil to be energetic, engaging and quite sincere in his belief that he is helping improve America's health. Weil faithfully follows most of his own good-health gospel, says Kluger, although like many fiftysomethings, he has a hard time keeping his weight down. And he does, from time to...

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