Cassie Shortsleeve, Cosmopolitan

Cassie Shortsleeve


Boston, MA, United States

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  • Cosmopolitan
  • Men's Health Mag
  • Women's Health Mag
  • SHAPE magazine
  • Prevention Magazine
  • StyleCaster
  • Condé Nast Traveler
  • Glamour
  • Yahoo Finance

Recent articles by Cassie:

7 Super Common Period Myths

...and why you’ve got to stop believing them—STAT. → Read More

Here's *Exactly* How Birth Control Works

We're breaking down eight different methods. → Read More

How to Tell If Your Gut Health Is Out of Whack

And easy ways to fix it. (Hint: Let the good bacteria thrive!) → Read More

Does Sperm Really Go Bad in Your 40s?

Male-fertility companies want you to freeze your sperm now—like, right now—so you have healthier kids later. But are the stakes really so high? → Read More

This Is Exactly How Much Coffee Is Safe To Drink While You're Pregnant

Coffee during pregnancy is safe to an extent, experts agree. This is how much coffee intake is the healthiest while pregnant. → Read More

Do Any Drinks *Actually* Help Cure A Hangover?

Hangover drinks like Pedialyte, Gatorade, even coconut water are said to help you recover from a hangover. Here, experts weigh in on whether they really work. → Read More

Thinking of Running For Weight Loss? What You Really Need To Know, According To Experts

It's possible to lose weight while running, as long as you're realistic about your goals (and how much you need to run). Here's what trainers and nutritionists say you need to know about running for weight loss. → Read More

What Is The Plant Paradox Diet—And Can It Help Me Lose Weight?

Plant Paradox diet reviews show mixed feelings on this lectin-free die plan. Here's what registered dietitians really think about the controversial diet. → Read More

This Is Why Sweating Makes You Feel A Little Better When You Have A Cold

Sweating when you have a cold may release endorphins and make you feel better temporarily, but here's why it can't actually shorten the length of your cold. → Read More

These New Blood Tests Could Replace Biopsies and MRIs

What's here now and what's on the horizon when it comes to getting a simple blood test that could reveal cancer, heart attack risk, concussion severity, and pain. → Read More

Can Apple Cider Vinegar Really Help Treat A Sunburn?

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a sunburn relief tool thanks to its antibacterial properties and cooling effect, but here's why dermatologists still don't recommend this. → Read More

Are There Any Actual Health Benefits To Turmeric Or Is It All BS?

Turmeric, or more specifically, the chemical curcumin that's in turmeric, may have serious health benefits, ranging from alleviating pain, brightening your skin, and quelling inflammation. → Read More

This Is Why You Get A Headache On Your Period—And How To Deal

Period headaches and menstrual migraines can happen before or during your period. If period headaches affect you, read this guide to help manage them. → Read More

Why Mental Health Stigma Shouldn't Deter You From Talking About Your Mental State

The stigma attached to mental health issues and disorders persists, but here's why speaking out and increasing mental health awareness is beneficial. → Read More

What to Eat Before and After a Morning Workout

The secret to maxing out your moves? Breakfast. Here, sports nutritionists reveal what to eat before a morning workout. Plus, discover the best recovery foods for after your sweat session. → Read More

Exactly What It Means to Be Asexual, According to Sex Researchers

Asexuality is defined by not feeling sexual attraction. Here, sex researchers explain how asexual people experience relationships and how to tell if you identify with it. → Read More

National Women's Health Week 2019: Never Miss A Monday Workout

As part of National Women's Health Week 2019, here's why you should never miss a Monday workout—and make working out a part of your regular routine. → Read More

National Women's Health Week 2019: Birth Control Primer

As part of National Women's Health Week 2019, talk to your doctor to see if you're on the best birth control for your current situation. → Read More

Women's Health Week 2019: Your 7-Day Plan To A Healthier You

National Women's Health Week 2019, from May 12 to May 18, is a time to focus on taking care of your health. Try this seven-day plan to start feeling better than ever. → Read More

The 4 Types Of Doctor Appointments You Should Never, Ever Skip

As part of National Women's Health Week 2019, try to remember to schedule regular skin, gynecological, and mental health check-ins and appointments with your doctor. → Read More