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Katie Heaney

Senior Health Writer, the Cut

  1. covid-19
    What We Know About the Omicron Variant So FarOfficials have confirmed the first U.S. case of the Omicron variant in California.
  2. tv
    Please Make This Lesbian Reality Show More FunSome unsolicited advice for the creators of Amazon’s Tampa Baes.
  3. how i get it done
    How Ava DuVernay Gets It DoneOn achieving career longevity, procrastinating on Zillow, trampolining, film editing, Pinkberry, and more.
  4. johnson & johnson
    What to Know About Guillain-Barré SyndromeThe FDA has warned that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is associated with a slightly elevated risk of this neurological disorder.
  5. health
    Do You Have a Cold, Too?As our social lives have started to return, so have the sniffles.
  6. sexual violence
    The Worst Reaction to Bill Cosby’s Release So FarPhylicia Rashad, Cosby’s former co-star, tweeted her support after the actor’s sexual-assault conviction was overturned.
  7. relationships
    ‘2020 Made Me Ask, What Do My Husband and I Have in Common?Four recently divorced people talk about how Covid impacted their marriages.
  8. q&a
    ‘We Only Hear About Trans Athletes When They’re Winning’Talking with athlete Andraya Yearwood and producer Alex Schmider of the new documentary Changing the Game.
  9. how i got this business
    How Lisa Li Brought Shangri-La to New York CityWith her whole-flower tea business and wellness brand, The Qi.
  10. science of us
    The Clock-Out CureFor those who can afford it, quitting has become the ultimate form of self-care.
  11. recommendations
    This Actually Good Weed Seltzer Is the Drink of SummerForget White Claw.
  12. covid-19
    What We Know About Women’s Health and VaccinesExperts explain why vaccinated women shouldn’t be concerned about an irregular period or their fertility.
  13. the office
    The History of the Work SpouseYou call her your work wife, and here I must ask you: why?
  14. wtf
    This Terrible Netflix Movie Belongs in Theaters’Deadly Illusions’ is the most batshit movie I’ve ever had to watch at home alone.
  15. covid-19
    What to Know About the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine PauseCiting an “abundance of caution,” officials have halted distribution to investigate a possible link to a rare blood-clot disorder.
  16. covid-19
    What Is a Vaccine Passport?While the subject remains an ongoing debate, here is what we know so far.
  17. hunter biden
    8 Revelations From Hunter Biden’s New MemoirPresident Joe Biden’s son Hunter has spoken publicly about his battles with addiction. In his new book, he goes deep on this subject and more.
  18. how i get it done
    Jenny Lawson Can’t Remember Whether She Walked the DogThe author talks ADD, anxiety, and pandemic routines.
  19. covid-19
    What Are the Common Side Effects of the COVID-19 Vaccine?Young people and those who have had COVID-19 are more likely to feel sick after a jab. Here’s why.
  20. socializing in 2021
    What Has the Pandemic Done to Our Boundaries?Soon, invitations will return, and it might not be so easy to say no.
  21. spring break
    Miami Beach Spring Break Has Devolved Into ChaosAs droves of young people flock to the city, local authorities have declared a state of emergency.
  22. self
    How to Use a Vacation Day Right NowWhat to do until fully vaccinated leisure is upon us.
  23. piece of work
    28 Ideas for Next Time You Need a ‘Fun Fact’We could all use a little help.
  24. q&a
    Lighting Up With Seth RogenThe Cut chats with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg — and samples their new weed brand, Houseplant.
  25. covid-19
    This Sexless YearFinally, the singles and the partnered have something in common.
  26. socializing in 2021
    I Forgot How to Hang OutWhy are our socially distant interactions so exhausting?
  27. second acts
    What Can’t Shakira Do?Of course the wildly talented singer learned to skateboard in quarantine.
  28. second acts
    The Math Teacher Who Ran for MayorAt 68, Bettie Parker became the first woman elected mayor of her North Carolina town.
  29. second acts
    Jenna Lyons on Coming Out (and Being Outed) After 40“I was tumbling into love with a woman and I didn’t have any guideposts.”
  30. how i get it done
    Mary H.K. Choi Is Jealous Her Fictional Characters Can Hang Out“I miss my sibling. I miss places. How dare you just willy-nilly go to each other’s houses and mouth kiss? It’s an affront.”
  31. all work no pay
    Who Are We Without Our Jobs?A job doesn’t need to be a passion to give you a sense of purpose. What happens when it’s gone?
  32. encounter
    An Astrologer Made for the Age of TikTokMaren Altman wants to build an empire, one video at a time.
  33. capitol insurrection
    ‘They Surrounded Me, Yanked My Arms Back, Handcuffed Me’Five people who’ve been arrested for protesting react to how law enforcement treated the Capitol insurrectionists.
  34. capitol insurrection
    Cori Bush Proposes Expelling Reps Who Challenged ElectionAs the U.S. Capitol was under siege, Representative Bush drafted a resolution.
  35. georgia election
    How the Atlanta Dream Helped Warnock WinMany have credited activism by WNBA’s Atlanta team with helping elect Reverend Raphael Warnock to the Senate.
  36. psychology
    The Memory WarJennifer Freyd accused her father of sexual abuse. Her parents’ attempt to discredit her created a defense for countless sex offenders.
  37. covid-19
    So What’s All This About Half-Doses of the COVID Vaccine?It may sound like an appealing way to speed up vaccination, but there’s a lot we don’t know, says infectious-disease expert Dr. Paul Offit.
  38. vaxxie
    Vaccine Selfies Are Going to Be EverywhereAmong health-care workers (for now), they’re the new “I Voted” selfies.
  39. how i get it done
    How A Vaccine Whisperer Gets It DoneAs the founder of the Vaccine Confidence Project, a nonprofit monitoring and addressing public trust in vaccines, Heidi Larson has never been busier.
  40. cut covers
    The Cocky Prince of Quarantine ComedyJordan Firstman, Instagram’s premier impressionist, talks sex, drugs, and getting famous in social isolation.
  41. covid-19
    Maybe NYC Kids Can Go to School in a Restaurant, Then?It’s ridiculous that schools are closing when higher-risk venues can stay open.
  42. covid-19
    It’s Time to Tell Your Family You Aren’t Coming Home for the HolidaysWith COVID-19 cases higher than ever in the United States, we can’t afford the risk.
  43. covid-19
    Won’t it Be Nice to Have a President Who Listens to Science?President-elect Joe Biden announced a COVID-19 task force full of actual infectious-disease experts, for a change.
  44. skincare
    The Biggest Mistake You’re Making With SPF MoisturizerIt’s important which product(s) you use, but also how much.
  45. science of us
    What If Our Problems Feel Too Big for Therapy?Some employers are offering new options for mental-health support. But is that what employees want?
  46. how i get it done
    How a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Scientist Gets It DonePolina V. Lishko’s work could change the future of birth control.
  47. covid-19
    What Are the Differences Between COVID-19 and the Flu?Symptoms of both viruses may include coughing, chills, and fatigue, but there are significant differences too.
  48. covid-19
    What We Know About COVID-19 Brain FogSome survivors of COVID-19 say they’re experiencing confusion, forgetfulness, and trouble communicating — even months after infection.
  49. covid-19
    Former Reality-TV Host to Televise His Doctor’s AppointmentFox News has announced Trump will undergo a medical evaluation on Tucker Carlson’s Friday night show.
  50. covid-19
    What We Know About Trump’s Unproven Miracle Drug From RegeneronA day after Trump released a video praising the company’s unproven antibody cocktail, the brand seeks emergency authorization from the FDA.
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