Anna Maltby

Anna Maltby is a freelance health writer based in Evanston, Ill.

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8 Celebrity Halloween Makeup Ideas from a Beauty Pro
Let's face it sometimes celebrities' antics can be downright scary (Amanda Bynes freak-outs, anyone?). "When you feel such an affinity…
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Mika Brzezinski Speaks: How Getting Fired Saved My Career
Before finding her place as co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, the correspondent was fired. She dissects her unlikely comeback.
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Exclusive Q&A: UN Whistleblower Kathryn Bolkovac
What happens when one woman airs the UN's dirty laundry? A new book (and movie, starring Rachel Weisz) tells all.
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What We're Reading: Another Jackie O Biography
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis lovers are rejoicing this month: Another biography about her editing career arrives on shelves this week.
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Q&A with Rachel Machacek: The Science of Single
What happens when a single woman commits a year to trying every possible method of meeting a guy? We talked to someone who did to find …
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What We (And You!) Read in 2010
We asked what your favorite new books were in 2010here are your answers!
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Is Your Boyfriend Secretly Gay?
Kiri Blakeley thought she knew everything about her fiancé. Then he let her in on his big secret.
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What We're Reading: A Hoarder's Daughter's Memoir
This week's book takes a gripping look at what it's like to grow up as the daughter of a compulsive hoarder.
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What We're Reading: An Unconventional Jackie O Biography
A new tome about Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis reveals a part of her life you probably never knew about.
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What We're Reading: New Yorker Short Stories
Impress your friends with this week's buzzy new book.
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What We're Reading: Actually, No, What Are YOU Reading?
Tell us your favorites of 2010 for our year-end roundup!
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What We're Reading: New Edition of Coelho's "The Alchemist"
The classic allegory has been reinvigorated with vivid illustrations.
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Airport Body Scanners: Will You Opt In or Out?
Organizing a mass "opt out" of new TSA body scanners and screening procedures is foolish. Here's why.
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What We're Reading: Decoded by Jay-Z
Jay-Z's new memoir is a must-read -- and a gorgeous addition to your coffee table, to boot.
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What We're Reading: Nora Ephron's Memoir and More
The writer behind "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless in Seattle" offers up a book version of a great rom-com.
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Q&A with Laurie David: The Return to Family Dinner
From Thanksgiving gatherings to cooking with friends, find out how to ditch takeout and reclaim the dinner table.
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What We're Reading: A Historical (and Alternative) Marriage
Think your marriage is strange? Take a closer look at this president and first lady's far-from-average relationship.
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What We're Reading: Stuff Your Brother/Dad/Boyfriend/(Self!) Would Probably Like
This week, we're digging into a few books that are perfect for anyone who likes Judd Apatow, science, or maps -- and who doesn't, reall…
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New Lady-Book: What's Up Down There
A new tome by a hilarious gynecologist (yes, they exist!) will have you tickled pink, so to speak.
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What We're Reading: The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai
Ruiyan Xu's debut novel has left us completely riveted -- and thankful for our ability to communicate.
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What We're Reading: Great September Leftovers
This week, we're looking back at two books we missed last month.
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What We're Reading: Lady-Novels
Our nightstands lighten up a little this week with two girly novels (no, we won't call them chick lit)
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What We're Reading: Phoebe Potts' Graphic Memoir
We're checking out Good Eggs, Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, and My Lie this week.
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What We're Reading: Feminist Nonfiction and Creative Memoirs
Our favorites this week will make you think (and possibly cry ... just a warning).
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What We're Reading: Sara Gruen's Latest and More
The novels -- and novel-like memoirs -- we're reading this week are helping us transition into fall.
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Q&A: Kristen McGuiness's 51 Dates
We interviewed the author of the new memoir "51/50: The Magical Adventures of a Single Life," about love, herpes, and what it's like to…
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What We're Reading: A Sanity-Saver and a Beauty Bible
We're forgoing the novels this week in favor of a little pre-fall makeover, both literally and metaphorically.
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What We're Reading: Historical Fiction and a Sexy Satire
The two books on our bedside table this week are totally different, but equally entertaining.
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Save the Honey Bees! (Here's How)
Don't take your honey for granted - a scary phenomenon is wiping out hives across the world.
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What We're Reading: Beach Book Leftovers
Summer's almost over, and so are this year's new beach reads. Snatch these up for your last hurrahs in the sun.