Maggie O'Neill, SELF Magazine

Maggie O'Neill

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Recent articles by Maggie:

What Is Cold Plunging and Does It Have Benefits for Your Body?

Cold plunging is all over social media platforms right now, with celebs like Kristen Bell and David Harbour joining in the trend. Here’s what to know if you’re thinking of trying it. → Read More

CDC Warns Against EzriCare Eye Drops Linked to 50 Infections in 11 States

The CDC has warned people to stop using EzriCare Artificial Tears after opened bottles of the product were linked to 50 bacterial infections and one death. → Read More

52,000+ Pounds of Charcuterie Meats Have Been Recalled Due to Listeria Risk

The affected products were sent to stores nationwide. → Read More

So You Loved Dry January. Here’s How to Be Mindful About Drinking Year-Round

As Dry January comes to a close, many are reevaluating their relationship with alcohol. Experts share their tips for people focused on moderation or sobriety. → Read More

The COVID Vaccine Strategy in the US Could Look Very Different by Next Year

An FDA advisory committee voted to streamline the COVID vaccination process in the US. Experts say bivalent vaccines—and a single annual dose—may become the norm. → Read More

Here’s Why Flu Season Can Last Longer Than You Might Think

How long does flu season last? Though flu activity has dropped in recent weeks, experts say influenza cases could spike well into the beginning of spring. → Read More

Yet Another Study Shows That Trans and Nonbinary Teens Benefit From Gender-Affirming Care

Amid a wave of anti-trans legislation, new research shows that trans and nonbinary teens with access to gender-affirming hormones have better mental health outcomes. → Read More

An Estimated 15,000+ People Have a Recently Discovered ‘Mystery Illness’

New research published in JAMA found that thousands of people could have VEXAS syndrome, a ‘mystery’ autoinflammatory illness that was discovered in 2020. → Read More

Michael J. Fox Says He Used Alcohol and Pills to ‘Hide’ From His Parkinson’s Diagnosis

Now 30 years sober, he looks back on living “in denial” in a new documentary. → Read More

Tess Holliday Discusses the Stigma Behind an Atypical Anorexia Diagnosis

Model Tess Holliday talked about living with atypical anorexia, and called out how stigmatizing the diagnosis is for people with larger bodies. → Read More

Jane Fonda’s Tip for Making Real Friends as You Get Older Makes So Much Sense

In a recent interview, Jane Fonda spoke about her friendships with Lily Tomlin and Sally Field—and her biggest tip for making real friends as an adult. → Read More

XBB.1.5: What to Know About the New Omicron Subvariant

Experts weigh in on contagiousness, symptoms, and the likelihood of another big surge. → Read More

Why Are Egg Prices So High? Blame It on Bird Flu, Experts Say

An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), combined with high energy prices and other factors, has caused egg prices to skyrocket. → Read More

NYC Nurses Are Striking This Week for Better Patient Care. Good for Them.

Here’s how you can support them in their quest for better public health. → Read More

Sasha Farber on How He Convinced Selma Blair to Be His ‘DWTS’ Partner

He decided to write a heartfelt note after she initially turned him down. → Read More

Watch: Selma Blair Shares How Sarah Michelle Gellar Stepped Up After Her MS Diagnosis

In a new SELF video, Selma Blair looks back on her friendship with Sarah Michelle Gellar, her multiple sclerosis diagnosis, and working through mom guilt. → Read More

The CDC Is Warning About Severe Strep A Infections in Kids—Here’s What to Know

Invasive strep A has led to the deaths of 21 children in the UK and two in Colorado. Experts explain what parents need to know now about this severe complication. → Read More

Don’t Let the Lack of Mask Mandates Lure You Into Complacency

Public health officials are dragging their feet, but the data is clear. → Read More

Panera’s Charged Lemonade Is Packed With Caffeine—Here’s What a Dietitian Thinks of It

A 20-ounce serving has 260 milligrams of caffeine and 82 grams of sugar. → Read More

The Measles Outbreak in Ohio Is Getting Worse—Here’s What You Should Know

A measles outbreak in central Ohio has sickened 77 people, 29 of whom have been hospitalized. Here’s why recent outbreaks of the virus have some experts worried. → Read More