Bridget Sharkey

Freelance Writer

United States

I am a freelance writer covering news and lifestyle topics, as well as a ghostwriter for a nationally-renowned sex and relationship therapist. In this capacity, I have ghostwritten 7 books--one of which was a NYT bestseller--as well her Chicago Sun-Times columns, Yahoo! and Everyday Health blogs.

Johnson & Johnson Is Under Criminal Investigation For Concealing Cancer Risks Of Baby Powder

The U.S. Justice Department is currently investigating Johnson & Johnson to discover if the company knowingly withheld important safety information from consumers, Bloomberg reports. Johnson & Johnson continues to face allegations that the company's talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma in thousands of women, with authorities now looking at whether the company intentionally withheld information about the carcinogen risk from customers.

7 Things Your Pediatrician Wishes You'd Stop Doing

If you're a parent, you've probably logged countless hours at your pediatrician's office. Even a strong, healthy child will have innumerable visits to the doctor's office throughout their childhood, not to mention visits to urgent care and the emergency room. Needless to say, parents and pediatricians have to work together to keep children healthy and happy.

Dietitians Explain Why You Shouldn't Praise Someone's Weight Loss

It is widely assumed that most people love being complimented on their weight loss. So it is no wonder that we often don't think twice before dishing out body comments like, "Wow, your diet is really paying off!" or "What's your secret? Your body looks amazing!"

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13 Ways To Save More Money At Costco

Is there anything more exciting than a Costco run? Who doesn't love endless samples and cheese ball containers as high as the eye can see? But, are you really making the most of your Costco trips? To make sure you milk that membership for all it's worth, check out these top saving tips: Costco offers a great range of gift cards at discounted rates.

11 Children's Books That Celebrate LGBTQ People And Families

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Washington National Cathedral Replacing Stained Glass Honoring Confederates

The Washington National Cathedral bills itself as a "Spiritual Home for the Nation," but over the years, many Americans have felt excluded by the cathedral. Why? Because the National Cathedral, which was first commissioned by President George Washington in 1791, features two stained glass windows that memorialize Confederate Generals Robert E.

Here's How To Help Survivors Of The Uvalde School Shooting

The horrifying mass shooting at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, left at least 19 students and two teachers dead, and 17 others wounded. In the wake of this tragedy, Americans nationwide are left reeling as they grieve in spirit alongside the countless heartbroken families in the small community.

How To Protect Yourself Against COVID-19 Misinformation

Have you heard that masks don't work to prevent the spread of COVID-19? Or that hydroxychloroquine can be an effective treatment for COVID-19? Or that it's not possible to catch COVID-19 twice? Many of these COVID-19 myths spread rapidly on social media, and now with vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna being rolled out to the public, additional misinformation is beginning to take root online.