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Edith Zimmerman

  1. woah
    The Petty Writing Mistake That Drives Me NutsFor no good reason, and I know I’m wrong to care, but I do, and so I looked for company.
  2. science of us
    Soon I Will Be Vindicated for Not Washing My Face for YearsAll these pro-bacteria stories are mounting.
  3. science of us
    The Book Newly Sober People Love to Give to Each OtherTalking with Annie Grace, author of This Naked Mind.
  4. secrets
    What Secret Items Do You Keep in the Underwear Drawer?The Cut asked and you answered: baby teeth. Letters from an ex. Boxes of macaroni and cheese.
  5. science of us
    Am I Confident Enough in My Social Life to Consider a Peloton?Probably not.
  6. science of us
    How to Get Out of Your Own HeadOr how to make peace with being in there.
  7. swellness
    There’s No Such Thing As a Universal DietCan artificial intelligence give me a personalized nutrition plan?
  8. rainbow brites
    Mint Green Is the Pastel of the MomentSixteen ways to wear it, from dresses to bags to earrings.
  9. science of us
    The 15 Most Stressful Sentences From That Big Fungus StoryWhy isn’t everyone more terrified of drug resistance?
  10. science of us
    Do You Have a Moment to Talk About Menstrual Cups?They’ve gone mainstream. No, for real this time.
  11. swellness
    Can You Get Acupuncture If There’s Nothing Wrong With You?Or is there always something wrong with you?
  12. science of us
    So You’re Saying It’s Fine to Stop Cooking and CleaningIs air pollution worse indoors than it is outdoors?
  13. science of us
    What Is Inflammation, and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?Are we all on fire?
  14. science of us
    It’s Okay to Be PurposelessFor now and probably forever.
  15. science of us
    Most Days I Don’t Speak at AllIs that weird?
  16. science of us
    Are Calories Pointless?Fish calories are different than donut calories, and now maybe someone will explain why.
  17. fitness
    I Loved Her Even Without Doing the YogaI had enjoyed it when it was just Emails With Adriene.
  18. swellness
    A Plea to Make Fiber CoolIt’s cooler than yogurt, which is also cool.
  19. science of us
    My Tiny Green Servants Aren’t Even Doing Their One Job?Houseplants don’t meaningfully clean the air.
  20. science of us
    I Know You Know That Happiness Is FleetingBut it’s so easy to forget.
  21. science of us
    Good-bye to My Pal, FDA Commissioner Scott GottliebWell, shoot.
  22. science of us
    Exercise Is Mood SorceryMaybe the word “exercise” needs a rebranding.
  23. science of us
    How to Talk to PeopleI’ve been wondering.
  24. the cut opinion pages
    Break Your PhoneIt’s the only way to be acceptably disconnected.
  25. money
    What Is Enough?Saving money feels like insurance, like proof, like wearing pants.
  26. science of us
    Writing a Practice Email Feels Like Looking Into a MirrorI also read stressful emails on multiple devices. Am I nuts? It’s clarifying, anyway.
  27. the cut opinion pages
    I’m Calling Hypocrisy on These ‘Good-Enough Life’ AdvocatesI’m not buying it anymore!
  28. science of us
    What Is the Menstrualome and What Can It Tell Me?In theory, used tampons could offer clues to health and disease.
  29. science of us
    How to Make Things QuieterWithout spending a bunch of money, or moving.
  30. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Her Name Was Lola, at Michael KorsBarry Manilow sang in a rhinestone jacket.
  31. science of us
    13 Reasons We Type in Lowercaseintimacy? casualness? deceit?
  32. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: I Do! Want This Vaquera Codpiece PillowBut what’s it … for?
  33. science of us
    The Day I Discovered Heartbreak AdrenalineIt’s a real feeling if I say it is.
  34. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: The Dogs at Lela RoseA fluffy corgi won best in show.
  35. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Sparkles Underfoot at Sies MarjanWhat if all roads were paved with crystals?
  36. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Collina Strada’s Colorful Vegan CampsiteI’d like a tie-dye water bottle.
  37. how should a person eat
    Tell Me About the Planetary Health DietA legit riveting chat with a Harvard nutritionist.
  38. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Tom Ford’s Fluffy HatsImagine getting into an argument while wearing this hat.
  39. science of us
    I Wanted to Know My Blood SugarSo I bought a glucometer. Was it a good idea? I don’t know.
  40. hello it’s me
    Acne Tips From Acne ItselfHello, it is I, acne.
  41. science of us
    If You’re Sick of ‘Mindfulness,’ Might I Recommend ‘Interoception’?Wake up, interocept. Take a break, interocept.
  42. science of us
    Breakfast Isn’t Pointless, But It’s Having an Identity CrisisBreakfast isn’t essential for health, and eating it might actually be a barrier for people trying to lose weight.
  43. science of us
    So You’re Saying My Seltzer Is Not Made of Crushed Up BlissThat doesn’t sound right.
  44. the cut opinion pages
    I Don’t Want to Hear About Anyone’s Meditation Routine!I don’t want anyone to be centered. I want everyone to be off-center.
  45. science of us
    Are These the Food Rules That Will Save Us All?An argument for eating meat once a week.
  46. science of us
    What Is the Point of Biohacking?What do we do with our new, improved selves?
  47. science of us
    Will My Uterus Rot If I Skip My Birth Control–Induced “Period”?No, apparently. Also, no one seems to know why we’ve been doing this??
  48. it’s all relative
    The Family I’ve Strung TogetherI think a family is made up of bits and pieces.
  49. science of us
    ‘The Planetary Health Diet’ Has a Nice Ring to ItA sweeping new report recommends eating a lot less meat.
  50. culture
    Poet Mary Oliver Wrote Plainly and Affectingly of Love and LossHere are a few favorite lines.
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