Sarah Elizabeth Richards 

"I Tried the '30 Clean Diet' and Here's What Happened" (April 15, 2016)


New Procedure Helps Wounded Vet Father A Child (Jan. 30. 2016)


Women Are More Likely to Have Sleep Problems Than Men (Jan. 6, 2016)


'Madly in Love': Sweethearts Reunite Nearly Six Decades Later (Nov. 11, 2015)


'Buying Peace of Mind,' More Young Women Save Up For Egg Freezing (Oct. 28, 2015)


Adoptive Dad Celebrates First Father's Day (June 18, 2015)
 

'I Felt Like Superman': These Plus-Sized Marathon Runners Defy the Odds (Oct. 30, 2014)


Needles and Dating: 8 Thing I Wish I'd Known Before Freezing My Eggs "as told to" (Oct. 24, 2014) 


When Mom's Online Dating Foray Turns Into a Feeding Frenzy (May 11, 2014)


Doctors' group sounds warning on freezing eggs to buy time on your biological clock (Dec. 23, 2013)


Fried, whipped and canned: Thanksgiving isn't healthy and 'I don't care' (Nov. 25, 2013)








This Is Your Brain on Sugar: New studies suggest that we can get hooked on sugar just like drugs or alcohol. Is it solid science or scare-'em straight hyperbole? (April 2016)


When Should I Tell Him I Froze My Eggs? More Women Than Ever Who Have Frozen Their Eggs Are Circulating on the Dating Market. Sarah Elizabeth Richards Considers When, How and Whether to Tell. (May 2015)



Why You're Always Late: New research shows that the perpetually late aren't always rude; they may be neurologically wired differently than others. (August 2014)


Should a Woman Be Allowed to Hire a Surrogate Because She Fears Pregnancy Will Hurt Her Career? Or "ruin" her body? What if she's just afraid of giving birth? A special report delves into the so-called world of "social surrogacy." (May 2014)


Maybe Baby -- Infertility's Controversial Cure: Patients travel from as far away as Europe to visit Attila Toth, MD, a physician in New York who claims his extreme treatment will help infertile women conceive. Couples are going home with babies, but doctors think his methods are far from sound. (June 2012)  


To Love and Obey?: A seductive idea floating around the relationship cosmos is that we’d all be better off if men were men, and girls were girls. (August 2006)


Web of Love: Online dating not only works. It might even get the marriage-minded to the altar faster than traditional courtship. (April 2005)






Men Are the Forgotten Grievers in Miscarriage: The lesson from Mark Zuckerberg's decision to open up (Aug. 3, 2015)


Should Women Have An Age Limit on Fertility Treatments? A woman's right to have a baby should be based on medical fact -- not social judgment. (June 10, 2015)


Three-Parent IVF Deserves a Chance in the U.S.: All new fertility treatments sound crazy at first. (Feb. 3, 2015)


Someone I Loved Was Never Born: Miscarriage has long been shrouded in shame and secrecy. That's changing. (Nov. 20, 2014) 


The Problem with America's Twin Epidemic: Americans undergoing fertility treatments have gotten used to the prospect of the "instant family" -- but it may carry unnecessary risks (April 16, 2014)


The Pregnancy Obesity Dilemma: Doctors' groups are urging ob-gyns to have those difficult conversations with women: lose weight or put your pregnancy at risk (March 14, 2014)


Facebook's Gender Labeling Revolution: The pressure to choose a public identity can be harmful for people who haven't decided on a private one. (Feb. 19, 2014)


Binge-Watching: Modern Love's New Frontier: When hitting "next" episode is more alluring than fidelity to your partner (Feb. 14, 2014)


Join the Ugly Sweater Party: Ugly sweaters have taken over. Here's why we love to bask in their hideous warmth (Dec. 24, 2013)


Men’s Fertility Should Be Scrutinized Too: A new study suggests a father's diet influences birth defects (Dec. 10, 2013)


Women Feel Cheated By Bridget Jones: After making fun of Smug Marrieds for so long, we wanted to see the long-time singleton actually become one. Instead, we get a stereotype of aging. (Oct. 17, 2013) 


When IVF Couples Regret Conceiving Twins: They have a right to be disappointed -- and afraid of the huge change ahead. (Sept. 6, 2013)


Get Used to Embryo Adoption: Couples who do IVF are often faced with the agonizing question of what to do with their leftover embryos: discard them, give them to research, leave them in storage indefinitely—or let them find a new home. (Aug. 24, 2013)


Whither the Fertility Crisis? Infertility hasn't risen, but baby anxiety has. (Aug. 15, 2013)


Coming Out of the Fertility Closet: How Jimmy Fallon is helping infertile couples across America. (Aug. 11, 2013)






Op-Ed Contributor -- Don't Depend on Those Frozen Eggs (Oct. 16. 2014)

 
Op-Ed Contributor -- The Next Frontier in Fertility Treatment (Jan. 12, 2014)


Op-Ed Contributor -- 
Alimony for Your Eggs (Sept. 7, 2013)


Op-Ed Contributor -- 
We Need to Talk About Our Eggs (Oct. 22, 2012)
 

Sunday Styles -- 
You Don't Have to Be Jewish to Love JDate (December 5, 2004)






Why More Women Want Two Dads to Adopt Their Babies (May 2016)


(As told to) "I'm Proud of My Race, But Can I Have a New Nose" (July 2015)



When Studying Abroad Goes Horribly Wrong (June 2014)


Does Your Vagina Need a Detox? (June 2014)


What to Do When You Realize Your Mom's Not Perfect (May 2014)


Do you Know Where Your Eggs Are?: You’re panicked at the idea of having kids now, and panicked at the idea of having them later. In the first of a two-part series about your eggs, Cosmo asks: When it comes to fertility, has freaking out become the new normal? (June 2013)


Freezing Your Eggs – Is This What We’re All Doing Now?: Women under 30 are turning to egg freezing to quiet their fertility fears. But the decision can bring issues of its own (July 2013)


Winter Sun Can Hurt Your Skin
 (February 2007)











How Your Job Could Influence Your Chances of IVF Success (April 29, 2016)


Eight Major Period Problems -- Solved! Hellish period? Not anymore (September 2014)


The Best Ways to Keep You Pubic Hair in Check: Those punishing down-there grooming habits may pose some health risks. How to safely spruce your lady lawn (April 2014)









Soon You Might Be Able to Get the Pill Without a Prescription (Dec. 8. 2015)


The Gift of Good Health: Crowdfunding sites let you give back -- and potentially save a life. Here's what you need to know before you click (Oct. 2015)






Could You Give Your Embryos to a Stranger? As a result of IVF, 600,000 leftover embryos are sitting on ice in storage facilities. Should they be donated to people who need help having a baby? (November 2014)  








Why I Froze My Eggs (And You Should, Too): Amid all the talk of 'leaning in' and 'having it all,' we've ignored 
most powerful gender-equalizer (May 3, 2013)






Outward Blog: Transgender People Are Having Kids All Kinds of Ways. (Jan. 16, 2014)


Do You Have to Be Rich to Freeze Your Eggs? Not Anymore. Competition and a Controversial Method Are Finally Bringing Prices Down (Aug. 22, 2013)


Freeze! Egg freezing is supposed to give women control over their biological clock. So why won’t more women do it? (May 20, 2013)


Mother Country: The perils of getting an assist abroad on having a baby -- for Americans and foreigners both (March 27, 2012)


The Weak Link Between Stress and Infertility (Nov. 7, 2011)


In Defense of IVF Twins (August 15, 2011)


Is Ella Birth Control or Abortion?: The new morning-after pill (August 17, 2010)


When Sex Becomes a Chore: A new study shows how infertility affects a couple's sex life (April 12, 2010)


Is Egg Freezing Unfairly Marginalized?: Why the experimental label should be removed from the procedure (March 15, 2010)


The Irresistible Baconator: Why fast food calorie counts might not make people eat better (February 16, 2010)


Feeling Unattractive? Maybe You’re Ovulating: How ovulation affects self-esteem (January 21, 2010)


Taking Care of Babies May Change Your Brain
A new study suggests that your brain can become “motherly” without giving birth (January 7, 2010)


Single and Happy During the Holidays: A new study shows that singletons might be just as psychologically well-off as married people (December 23, 2009) 


Does Getting Dumped Feel Like Breaking a Bone?
A new study suggests that some people may experience emotional distress physically (December 15, 2009)


Exercise Will (Eventually) Stop Making You Hungry
A new study could provide clues to long-term weight loss (December 3, 2009)


The Healthiest Way To Fight With Your Husband
Use analytical language in the heat of the moment (November 24, 2009)


The Atkins Diet Could Make You Hate Life: A low-carb lifestyle is good for weight loss, but bad for your mood 
(November 16, 2009)


Does Stress Cause Infertility?
The relationship between worry, depression, and trying to have a baby (November 9, 2009)


Smart Test-Tube Babies
The latest reassuring research on IVF (October 28, 2009)


Why Poor Women Are More Likely To Die From Breast Cancer
And how their situation could get worse (October 15, 2009)


Thin Friends Can Make You Fat, Too
How is a social woman supposed to lose weight? (October 6, 2009)


Rielle Hunter Beat the Odds
Conceiving a healthy child naturally at 43 is pretty rare (September 21, 2009)


Neurostimulation
Is it a good idea to drill holes in people's heads to treat them for depression? (February 19, 2008)


Skipping Baby Steps
The case for going straight to IVF (November 20, 2007)


Girl Talk
A new pill that stops your period (October 18, 2006)


Love Match
Couples who cross-donate kidneys (December 20, 2005)


Dispatches from Romania:

Part 1: 
The Dictator's Groupie (November 29, 2004)

Part 2: King of Roma Everywhere (November 30, 2004)

Part 3: The Babies Left Behind (December 1, 2004)

Part 4: Please Keep Your Children, or Don't Have Them (December 2, 2004)

Part 5: Stuck in the Pipeline (December 3, 2004)





Are Contracts the Key to Long-Term Relationships?: If your live-in relationship could use a little work, should you spell out your requirements in legal language? (April 2014)


"What I Miss About Being Fat" 
(July 2012)


The Baby Dilemma: Hope in a Tank 
(April 2008)


Should You Freeze Your Eggs?
 
(March 2008)


How Breakups Hurt Your Health (September 2006)


“My Dad Was a Serial Killer” (January 2006)


What No One Tells You When You’re Overweight (September 2005)


“I Gained 40 Pounds to Lose 100” (September 2005)


“I Had My Leg Amputated and I’m Happier” (September 2004)


“I Was 17 When I Turned My First Trick, Compared With the 12-Year-Olds I Meet Today” (December 2003)






Roadside BBQ Gets a New Flavor: This isn't your dad's barbecue stand (Sept. 13, 2013)


Postcards from Home: I discovered a whole new way of vacationing in my city (Aug. 23, 2013)


Come Sail Away: Summer’s swanky pastime isn’t as exclusive as you think (July 17, 2013)



The Secret to a Celebrity Fitness Craze: What’s the formula behind the viral success of Barry’s Bootcamp? (June 19, 2013) 






How to Eat More Mindfully: The smartest way to lose weight isn't a diet at all -- it's a brand-new mind-set that will change your food focus for life. (October 2013)

Women on the Verge of a Drinking Problem: The sobering truth about what moderation really means (December 2011)

The Face of Domestic Violence: How could Amanda White have stayed with a husband who continued to beat her? (March 2010) 



Want The Confidence To Find Your Dream Man? Freeze Your Eggs (July 31, 2013) 







The Agony of the Undecided: Does Egg Freezing Help Women Know if They Want Kids? (Aug. 8, 2013)


Should You Badger Your Friends to Freeze Their Eggs? (Sept. 6, 2013)


Strapped: How the Bridal Beast is Bankrupting the Lowly Wedding Guest (Oct. 10, 2011)





Fix Your Health Problems With Food: These nutrition solutions do everything from clear your skin to supercharge your mood. (August 2013)


New Ways to Boost Metabolism (March 2008)







Life & Arts (Cover Story) – Muppets on a Peace Mission: ‘Sesame Street’ is the world’s most successful children’s TV show. This weekend sees the launch of its first Northern Irish series. (April 5, 2008)


House & Home (Cover Story) – 
Domestic Discord: What Happens When Couples Can’t Agree on Where to Live (April 28, 2007)


Life & Arts (Cover Story) – 
Muppets on a Peace Mission: ‘Sesame Street’ is the world’s most successful children’s TV show. This weekend sees the launch of its first Northern Irish series. (April 5, 2008)


FT Magazine – 
Crisis Talks: Radical therapy in which survivors repeatedly relive a tragedy is helping patients cope with the effects of trauma. (March 10, 2007)


Property – 
In the Wake of the Rich and Famous: Sarah Richards reports from the Caribbean on how a little-known island is pinning its hopes on a super-exclusive resort (May 8, 2006)


Travel – 
A Charter for Relaxation: Sarah Richards was a little wary of hiring a boat for a holiday with some friends but soon found her sea legs (March 18, 2006)


Business & Finance – 
Companies Begin to Think Big as Obesity Epidemic Spreads (December 28, 2005)


House & Home – 
A Helping Hand Out of the Clutter: Sarah Richards meets the titans of tidy who rescue those who can’t throw things away (June 19, 2004)


House & Home – 
‘A House is Small, Very Good Hotel’: Sarah Richards meets the new breed of butler who is as likely to have a mobile phone as polished shoes and a cut-glass manner (June 19, 2004)


Food & Drink – 
Miracle Claims of a Forgotten Fruit: Sarah Richards wonders where the jewel-like, health-giving pomegranate has been all her life (July 17, 2004)


Science & Health – 
A Game of Concentration: Tasks requiring vigilance sap brain power and can harm productivity (June 4, 2004)


Property – 
Not Exactly La Bella Figura: When Californians get their hands on Tuscan style, all sorts of horrors can emerge (January 24, 2004)


Food & Drink – 
A Short History of Fish Tacos: Sarah E. Richards discovers a delicacy in San Diego, California (January 2, 2004)


Food & Drink – 
Rind on Mine, Please: America is at last discovering that cheese is more than processed, plastic pap. (October 25, 2003)






Deadly Prose: How should creative writing teachers handle students who turn in gruesome stories? (April 20, 2007)


The Suicide Test
: Alarmed by recent reports of student depression and fearing malpractice lawsuits, colleges are struggling with ways to treat suicidal students -- including expelling them. (March 9, 2007)


How to Humanize a Killer
: Defense teams in capital cases research their clients' childhood -- and conduct often-harrowing interviews with the clients' families -- to evoke sympathy from juries. Critics call mitigation evidence the "abuse excuse." (June 7, 2006)


Singles Going Steady
: To avoid marrying a jerk, singles educators say you should stay out of bed on the first date and cross-examine your partner. Critics say their advice is hokum. (March 7, 2006)


The Bronzed and the Beautiful
: Like all pasty-white chicks, I thought I could only dream of wearing a white bikini and gold lamé thongs -- until I found salvation in a bottle of rub-on tan. (August 3, 2005)


Before We Hook Up, Please Sign This: In an effort to stem sexual harassment suits, more and more companies are insisting that office paramours sign "love contracts" -- even before any collegial coitus takes place. Is climbing over the cube worth the aggravation? (July 21, 2005)





Style Section – Dear Old – or at Least Older – Dads (June 14, 2005)


Style Section – Turning A March Into a Retreat (April 19, 2005)


Style Section – Rejection Stings, Even in Cyberspace (Feb. 22, 2005)







Backlash in the Burbs (October 2005)





Bored to Death (August 2006)






Boomer: Get a Great Profile. Things you should never, ever say in your Match.com profile (August 2007)




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