Hannah Smothers

Senior Staff Writer

Health

Tampon ‘Ingredient Lists’ Seem Like Alarmist Garbage

A new law in New York requires tampon manufacturers to list ingredients on packaging, but to what end?
Hannah Smothers
5 days ago
relationships

The Perfect Breakup Outfit Is a Black T-Shirt and Jeans

Avoid cursing good clothes by wearing something absolutely forgettable.
Hannah Smothers
5 days ago
Culture

Matt Lauer Reveals in His Letter He’s Actually Been Anything but 'Silent'

Men who've been accused of assault talk about it more than anyone, as a way to "gather empathy."
Hannah Smothers
10.10.19
Sex

STI Rates Are Skyrocketing, So Maybe Stop Raw-Dogging Already

A new report from the CDC shows rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are at an all-time high.
Hannah Smothers
10.9.19
Health

Of COURSE Dog Owners Live Longer!!!

In six studies published between 1950 and 2019, dog ownership was associated with a 24 percent risk reduction for death.
Hannah Smothers
10.8.19
death

Yes, Grief Can Make You Horny

Craving sex is an awkward but deeply human response to one of life's worst moments.
Hannah Smothers
10.7.19
relationships

Suing The Person Your Ex-Spouse Cheated On You With Is Deeply Unchill

A North Carolina man just successfully sued his ex-wife's lover for $750,000, thanks to a wild law in the state.
Hannah Smothers
10.4.19
Health

We May Have Reached...Twin Peaks

According to the CDC, twin birth rates are on the decline for the first time in years.
Hannah Smothers
10.3.19
mind

Birth Control Pills Might Be Making Teens Depressed

The pill is an amazing feat of medicine, but it's shocking that science doesn’t really know how hormones affect developing brains.
Hannah Smothers
10.2.19
relationships

My Ex Deleted Me From His Instagram Because I Didn't Match His New Aesthetic

We’re still friends, but the rise of the ex-thetic means former partners everywhere are getting erased from the grid.
Hannah Smothers
10.2.19
Health

Wanna Quit Vaping? There's An App For That

A new program in Washington treats quitting vaping like its own problem.
Hannah Smothers
9.30.19
Health

No One Knows What Vape Juice Actually Is

Vaping is believed to have caused more than 800 illnesses, regulatory bodies are freaking out, and yet...?
Hannah Smothers
9.27.19
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