Theresa Tamkins

Theresa Tamkins has more than 20 years of experience as a reporter, writer, editor, and director of editorial teams covering health and science content. Formerly the health editor at BuzzFeed News and editor in chief of Time Inc’s, Theresa is a specialist in health, wellness, nutrition, fitness, and condition content. She has written for CNN, The Lancet, MSNBC, WebMD, The Scientist, Healthday, and Reuters Health, among others. Before becoming a journalist, Theresa was a research scientist in immunology. She has a master’s degree in journalism from the Science, Health & Environmental Reporting Program at New York University.
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Why You Should Never Comment on Weight or Eating Habits at Thanksgiving

The number of people who are grateful for unsolicited comments about their food intake or body is... pretty much zero.