Since it launched in 2005, Women's Health has been a trusted, award-winning source of information on the latest health, fitness, weight loss, nutrition, and beauty news and trends. Serving more than 44 million readers each month across all of its platforms, Women's Health seeks to empower readers with tips and insights from the latest health and wellness research and leading experts in the field—but presented in a fun, engaging way that helps readers lead happier, healthier lives. The print magazine is published 10 times a year by Hearst Magazines, while the website and social extensions of the brand post new content multiple times a day.


Awards and Accolades

Women's Health has received numerous industry accolades, including a recent nomination in the 2022 ASME Service Journalism category as well as two 2022 Webby Award Nominations in the Social Media - Health and Wellness category as well as the Social Media Content Series - Health and Fitness category. Here are more of the recent awards and accolades Women's Health has been honored to receive:

2022

ASME Service Journalism nominee for “We Need to Change How We Talk About Abortion,” by Kristin Canning

Webby Award nominee for Social Media - Health & Wellness

Webby Award nominee for Social Media Content Series: Health & Fitness

Webby Award honoree for Websites and Mobile Sites: Health & Wellness

Anthem Award, Gold, in Community, Health and Wellness for Women’s Health’s Fitness Instagram

2021

Webby Awards nominee for Best Overall Site: Health & Wellness

Webby Awards nominee for Best Overall Social Presence: Health, Wellness & Lifestyle

Webby Awards nominee for Best Social Content Series: Health & Fitness

2020

SPD Print Silver Medal, June 2020, “Blaze A New Trail”

2019

AdWeek Hot List Winner

ASME Personal Service nominee for “You’ve Got This, Mama” by Kelly Mickle

2018

Adweek Hot List “Hottest Women’s Health Magazine”

Folio Digital Awards Marketing Team of the Year

2017

Adweek Hot List “Hottest Health & Fitness Magazine”

Advertising Age “Magazine of the Year”

Min Magazine and Media Awards - Sales Team of the Year

Min Magazine and Media Awards – Best Magazine Media Brand

ASME Finalist for Best Section

Folio Eddie for Best Series of Article

2016

Adweek Hot List “Hottest Health & Fitness Magazine”

Advertising Age “Magazine of the Year”


Editorial Team

WomensHealthMag.com is produced by a team of highly trained journalists and editors with decades of combined experience reporting on health, fitness, nutrition, and wellness news.

Liz Plosser

Liz Plosser (she/her) is the editor-in-chief of Women’s Health, where she oversees the brand across its print and digital platforms. She has been in the wellness industry for more than 18 years, at brands such as Well+Good, SoulCycle, SELF, and Cosmopolitan. When she's not exploring Brooklyn with her husband, three children, and Bernese Mountain Dog, Liz loves swinging kettlebells, running, and making new recipes. She published her first book, Own Your Morning, in the fall of 2021.

Abigail Cuffey

Abigail Cuffey (she/her) is the executive editor at Women’s Health. She has more than 15 years of experience in health and science journalism and previously worked as the deputy editor and health director at Woman’s Day as well as a contributor at numerous national news outlets. She’s a proud graduate of Syracuse University’s Newhouse School, completing the magazine journalism program with a specialty focus in exercise physiology. She can be found running, reading, sweating in some form, or chasing after her two kids when she’s not editing content and dreaming up new ideas.

Amanda Woerner

Amanda Woerner (she/her) is the executive digital director at Women's Health and has more than 10 years of experience in health journalism. She is also an ACE-certified personal trainer who loves trying new workouts and planning outdoor adventures with her husband and her dog, Baxter.

Raymond Ho

Raymond Ho is the creative director at Women’s Health, where he oversees all visuals for the brand. He previously held positions at Men’s Health, Travel + Leisure, and House Beautiful.

Maridel Reyes

Maridel Reyes (she/her) is the deputy digital editor at Women's Health, where she oversees daily news coverage and edits special projects. She has more than 15 years of experience in health and lifestyle journalism. When she's not at spin class or throwing clay in the pottery studio, she's planning her next far-flung trip.

Amanda Lucci

Amanda Lucci (she/her) is the deputy editor of content strategy at Women’s Health and a NASM-certified personal trainer. She has more than 10 years of experience writing, editing, and managing social media strategy for national and international publications.

Jacqueline Andriakos

Jacqueline Andriakos (she/her), CPT, is the executive health and fitness director at Women's Health, where she oversees all health and fitness content across WomensHealthMag.com and the print magazine. She has nearly a decade of experience writing and editing in the wellness space and has contributed to national publications such as Time, Self.com, Health, Real Simple, and People. Jacqueline is also a group fitness instructor and personal trainer certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). In her free time, you’ll find her sweating it out with her family and friends, snowboarding, hiking, or catching up on Bravo shows.

Kristin Canning

Kristin Canning (she/her) is the features director at Women's Health, where she assigns, edits, and reports long-form features on the intersection of health, fitness, sports, and culture for both the magazine and the website. She's worked in health media for eight years. When she's not writing and editing, you can find her running, hiking, biking, dancing, listening to podcasts, or planning her next outdoor adventure.

Maxwell Losgar

Maxwell Losgar (he/him) is an entertainment director at Hearst where he oversees the editorial bookings for Cosmopolitan and Women’s Health. His favorite form of excercise is chasing his two cats away from the houseplants.

Lindsay Geller

Lindsay Geller (she/her) is the lifestyle director at Women's Health, where she oversees the Sex & Love, Relationships, and Life sections on the website and the Warm Up section of the magazine. She has more than five years of experience writing and editing everything from relationship service pieces to pop culture explainers.

Frequent WomensHealthMag.com contributors

Nicole Blades, Colleen de Bellefonds, Emilia Benton, Sarah Bradley, Grace Gold, Charlotte Andersen Hilton, Samantha Lefave, Jessica Migala, Anna Medaris Miller, Korin Miller, Marissa Miller, Daley Quinn, Rachael Schultz, Caroline Shannon-Karasik, Celia Shatzman, Alexa Tucker, Christine Yu


Women's Health Advisory Board

Experts Women's Health Trusts

Women's Health always turns to experts to back up any reporting or advice that appears on site. Editors regularly consult with registered dietitians, medical doctors, and certified personal trainers when writing and fact-checking stories, and editors carefully vet each expert source's credentials.

Women’s Reproductive Health Professionals

Alyssa Dweck, MD, ob-gyn and co-author of V is for Vagina; Christine Greves, MD, board-certified ob-gyn at the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies; Leah Millheiser, MD, ob-gyn and director of the Female Sexual Medicine Program at Stanford University School of Medicine; Mary Jane Minkin, MD, clinical professor of ob-gyn and reproductive sciences at Yale University; Ha T. Nguyen, MD, ob-gyn with McGovern Medical School at UT Health and UT Physicians in Houston; Elizabeth Reynoso, MD, ob-gyn at MomDoc Women For Women in Arizona; Sherry Ross, MD, ob-gyn and author of She-Ology: The Definitive Guide To Women's Intimate Health. Period;Jessica Shepherd, MD, ob-gyn at the University of Illinois at Chicago; Lauren Streicher, MD, clinical professor of ob-gyn at Northwestern University and author of Sex RX; Rachel Urrutia, MD, assistant professor in the department of ob-gyn at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Registered Dietitians

Sonya Angelone, RD, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Torey Armul, RD, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Jessica Cording, RD; Keri Glassman, RD, president of Nutritious Life and author of The O2 Diet; Scott Keatley, RD, of Keatley Medical Nutrition Therapy; Abby Langer, RD, dietitian based in Canada who has worked extensively both in nutrition management and in clinical nutrition; Alyssa Lavy, RD, of Alyssa Lavy Nutrition & Wellness, LLC; Nora Minno, RD, registered dietitian and certified personal trainer based in New York; Abbey Sharp, RD, Toronto-based dietitian; Bonnie Taub-Dix, RD, author of Read It Before You Eat It; Beth Warren, RDN, founder of Beth Warren Nutrition and author of Secrets of a Kosher Girl; Brigitte Zeitlin, RD, dietitian who worked at Mount Sinai Medical Center prior to opening her private practice.

Trainers

Melissa Alcantara, certified trainer; Charlee Atkins, certified strength and conditioning specialist and founder of Le SWEAT; Tony Gentilcore, certified strength and conditioning specialist and co-founder of Cressey Sports Performance in Hudson, Massachusetts; Tatiana Lampa, ACSM-certified trainer at FitHouse and SLT; Adam Rosante, certified personal trainer and author of The 30-Second Body; Andia Winslow, NASM-certified personal trainer, pro golfer, and founder of The Fit Cycle; Rachel Cosgrove, CSCS, owner of Results Fitness and author of The Female Body Breakthrough.

Gastroenterologists

Michelle Cohen, MD, board-certified gastroenterologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York; Rabia De Latour, MD, gastroenterologist and assistant professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health; Melissa Latorre, MD, gastroenterologist and assistant professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health; Michael Rice, MD, gastroenterologist at the Michigan Medicine Gastroenterology Clinic; Kyle Staller, MD, gastroenterologist at Massachusetts General Hospital; Michael Wolfe, MD, chief of gastroenterology at Boston University's School of Medicine.

Mental Health Experts

Alicia H. Clark, PsyD., licensed clinical psychologist and author of Hack Your Anxiety; Neeraj Gandotra, MD, psychiatrist, instructor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and chief medical officer at Delphi Behavioral Health; Crystal I. Lee, PsyD, owner of LA Concierge Psychologist; Mayra Mendez, PhD, LMFT, licensed psychotherapist and program coordinator for at Providence Saint John's Child and Family Development Center in Santa Monica, Calif.; Michael F. Myers, MD, professor of clinical psychiatry at SUNY Downstate Medical Center; C. Vaile Wright, PhD, licensed psychologist and director of research and special projects at the American Psychological Association.

Endocrinologists

Poorani Goundan, MD, endocrinologist at Boston Medical Center; Mary Vouyiouklis Kellis, MD, endocrinologist at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dermatologists

Dendy Engelman, MD, New York-based dermatologist; Mona Gohara, MD, professor of dermatology at Yale University; Melissa K. Levin, MD, of Entière Dermatology in New York City; Joshua Zeichner, MD, New York-based dermatologist.

Urologist

Hajar Ayoub, MD, urologist with UT Health and UT Physicians.

Otolaryngologists and Allergy Specialists

Kathleen Dass, MD, an allergist and immunologist; Nicholas Rowan MD, assistant professor of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine

Relationship Experts

Jane Greer, PhD, relationship therapist and author of What About Me?; Terri Orbuch, PhD, relationship expert and author of 5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage From Good to Great.


Why You Should Trust Us

Reporting Guidelines

WomensHealthMag.com asks all editors and writers to follow strict reporting protocols to ensure the accuracy of all information reported on the site. Studies must be reviewed before being cited in stories, and all factual information must be attributed to a reliable source. Editors rely on interviews with expert sources to substantiate all articles, and each story is reviewed and fact-checked by at least two editors before being published on site. Articles are then regularly reviewed and updated to include the newest information available on the topic.

Editorial Independence

WomensHealthMag.com receives support from advertisers. However, all content is produced independently. Any content produced in conjunction with an advertiser, or paid for by an advertiser, is clearly marked as such on the site.

Affiliate Links

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About Hearst Magazines Digital Media

Hearst Magazines Digital Media, a unit of Hearst Magazines, is home to a robust portfolio of brands, from iconic fashion and lifestyle properties to industry-leading voices in food and design. In addition to Women's Health, Hearst owns several other authorities in health and wellness, including Men's Health, Prevention, Runner's World, and Bicycling. Learn more about Hearst, Hearst Magazines, and Hearst Magazines Digital Media.


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