Megan Friedman

Senior News Editor

I'm a Senior News Editor with Hearst Digital Media, contributing to 17 different magazines' sites, including the site you're reading right now. I write about all sorts of news, whether it's politics, entertainment, or lifestyle.

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Wellness
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These Are the States That Are Going to Have an Unbearably Hot Summer This Year
Get your air conditioner ready.
tracey gold and alan thicke
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The Eerie Thing That Happened to Tracey Gold the Day Alan Thicke Died
The TV patriarch died in December at 69.
dolly parton, suicidal thoughts
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Dolly Parton Once Considered Suicide, According to a New Book
'It was devastating to be in that depressed state of mind.'
tattoo safety
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Your Tattoo Might Not Be Safe, According to a New Government Warning
Here's what you need to know.
Contestants on The Biggest Loser
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Former 'Biggest Loser' Contestants Are Going on a New Show to Try to Lose the Weight Again
'Somewhere along the way, their old habits crept back in.'
tick virus
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A Rare Virus That's Worse Than Lyme Disease Is Being Spread by Ticks
A tick can infect you in just 15 minutes.
richard simmons sends message to fans
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Richard Simmons Updates Fans After His Recent Health Scare
The fitness guru was hospitalized last week after feeling 'under the weather.'
hash browns recalled because of golf balls
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Hash Browns Are Being Recalled Because They Might Contain Chopped-Up Golf Balls
We have just one question: How?!
celine dion and her husband, rene angelil
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Celine Dion Says She's Not Ready to Find Love Again After Her Husband's Death
'I think I will probably grieve for the rest of my life.'
richard simmons
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Richard Simmons Speaks Directly to His Fans for the First Time in Years
The fitness legend was hospitalized this week after feeling 'a little under the weather.'
whole foods lower prices
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Whole Foods Is Finally Going to Lower Its Prices
That 'Whole Paycheck' reputation might finally fade away.
adele eyeliner
Makeup
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Adele's Makeup Artist Just Revealed the Secret Behind Her Famous Eyeliner
The key to her singing voice, sadly, was not included.
scientists paying people to lie in bed
Home & Money
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You Can Now Get Paid to Literally Lie in a Bed All Day
Couch potatoes, sign up here.
ruby stein survives five days in car
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This Inspiring Great-Grandma and Her Cat Survived Five Days Stranded in the Mountains
This story is incredible.
mama june's weight-loss strategies
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Mama June Reveals How She Plans to Maintain Her Dramatic Weight Loss
She lost 300 pounds and is now a size 4.
strongest coffee
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A New Type of Coffee Just Became Available in the U.S. — And It Could Be Seriously Dangerous
Consume at your own risk.
christina el moussa coping with divorce
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Christina El Moussa Credits This One Thing With Helping Her Cope With Divorce
And it's not what most people do after a breakup.
Fried chicken
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Why Nearly One Million Pounds of Chicken Are Being Recalled
The products were distributed across the country.
Baby with mom
Family & Pets
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The Surprising Benefits of Having a Child Later in Life
People born to older mothers might actually have a lot of advantages.
Julia, Sesame Street's character with autism
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'Sesame Street' Just Introduced Its First Muppet With Autism
Meet Julia, Elmo and Abby's newest friend.
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