Hannah Smothers

Senior Staff Writer

Health

Millennials Are the Generation Most Likely to Buy Anti-Vax Scaremongering

Young adults can have a little preventable illness, as a treat.
Hannah Smothers
7 hours ago
Health

3–5 Year Olds, Stop Reading Now. Everyone Else: Hello, Too Late For You

Recent research gives a glimpse at the effects of screen time on developing brains.
Hannah Smothers
a day ago

The Anti-Sex TikTok Everyone Hates Just Repeats the Failures of U.S. Sex Ed

An 18-second video from "Nurse Holly" promotes waiting until marriage as STI prevention. Stop us if you've heard that one before.
Hannah Smothers
3 days ago
mental health

More Americans Are Dying by Suicide at Work

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as overall workplace fatalities decrease, the suicide rate continues to rise.
Hannah Smothers
1.11.20
Fitness

Working as a Fitness Class Instructor Sure Sounds Like Hell

In the increasingly crowded boutique fitness marketplace, trainers are trading their own physical health for a living wage.
Hannah Smothers
1.9.20
diet

Experts Condemn Keto. Will People Finally Stop?

U.S. News and World Report ranked the keto diet near-last for the third year in a row, and other outlets have begun to question it, too. Will we finally get over keto this year?
Hannah Smothers
1.6.20
Drugs

CBD Marketing Went Too Far, and New Lawsuits Might Take It Down

What will become of all those mall kiosks?
Hannah Smothers
1.6.20
Culture

There's Much Ado About Going Out Tops... But What About Going Out Pants?

We've culturally defined the going out top; but what, pray tell, are we supposed to pair it with?
Hannah Smothers
12.30.19
Culture

Resolutions Suck; Make A List of Things to Be Excited About Instead

New years make me very anxious, but thinking about the good stuff to come helps me cope.
Hannah Smothers
12.27.19
Sex

How to Have Sex in Your Childhood Bedroom and Get Away With It

Get creative with all those childhood trophies this holiday season.
Hannah Smothers
12.26.19
Drugs

The Dumbest Drugs We Did This Decade

A celebration of fun and depravity.
Hannah Smothers
12.21.19
vaping

Yep, Teens Are Still Into Vaping Weed

Two studies published Wednesday show an increase in THC vaping among young people, despite health warnings from the CDC.
Hannah Smothers
12.18.19
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