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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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.
Tarek El Moussa
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'Flip or Flop' Star Tarek El Moussa Posted an Emotional Message About His Battle With Cancer
'I look back and still wonder how I survived.'
Mayte Garcia and Prince
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Prince's Ex-Wife Opens Up About the Rare Genetic Disorder That Killed Their Newborn Child
Little Amiir only lived 6 days.
Shannen Doherty shaves head in video
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Shannen Doherty Shares an Intimate Video From the Day She Shaved Her Head
She said she was 'laughing through the tears.'
mumps outbreaks 2017
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Be Careful, Parents: Mumps Outbreaks Are Being Reported Across the Country
More than 1,000 cases have already been noted this year.
Couple in bed looking at cell phones
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Americans Are Having Less Sex These Days, According to a New Study
Make America... sexy again?
Shannen Doherty first appearance after chemo
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Shannen Doherty Posed on the Red Carpet for the First Time Since Finishing Chemotherapy
She looked radiant.
most popular plastic surgeries
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These Are the Most Popular Plastic Surgeries Right Now
The facelift is back, and Instagram is likely to blame.
bob harper heart attack recovery
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Biggest Loser Host Bob Harper Is 'On the Road to Recovery' After His Heart Attack
He celebrated his improving health with a shirtless selfie, as one does.
biggest loser host bob harper heart attack
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Biggest Loser Host Bob Harper Has Suffered a Heart Attack
He collapsed in a gym two weeks ago and is now recovering.
shannen doherty finishes chemotherapy
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Shannen Doherty Reveals She Has Completed Chemotherapy
'The waiting game is here.'
your cat is not making you crazy
Family & Pets
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No, Your Cat Is Probably Not Making You Crazy
Time to stop using the phrase 'crazy cat lady,' everyone.
grocery stores might eliminate sell by dates
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Grocery Stores Might Be Saying Goodbye to the 'Sell By' Date on Food
Trust us — this change will be better for everyone.
medication linked to postpartum depression
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A Common Medication Given to New Moms Has Been Linked to Postpartum Depression
Many women are administered this drug during or after labor.
boston marathon survivor engaged to firefighter
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A Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Is Engaged to the Firefighter Who Saved Her
Roseann Sdoia and Mike Materia fell in love through a grueling recovery.
salt and ice challenge
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This Dangerous Internet 'Challenge' Is Back and Causing Kids to Seriously Burn and Scar Themselves
Here's what you need to know.
mom with cancer gives birth to quadruplets
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The Internet Raised $1 Million for This Mom Who Had Quadruplets While Fighting Cancer
'It renews my faith in humanity.'
mary tyler moore, diabetes advocate
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How Mary Tyler Moore Showed It Was Possible to Live — and Thrive — With Diabetes
The iconic TV actress was diagnosed at the height of her fame.
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