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I'm a New York-based content creator and strategist


Leigh Weingus

Content Creator & Strategist

New York, NY

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I'm so happy you landed here! 

A few things you should know...

I'm a content creator and strategist with 14 years of experience in media. Currently the freelance health editor at, I plan, assign, and edit all health content and manage a team of 30+ freelancers. I work hard to promptly break important health news and report on viral wellness trends, whether they're having a moment on Google Trends, TikTok, or both. 

I also write for other outlets quite a bit! My work, which usually has a health and wellness bent, has been featured in The Washington Post, Forbes, Glamour, Oprah Daily, Parade, HuffPost, Byrdie, Well + Good, and many more.

Previously, I worked as a senior editor at The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and Mindbodygreen. Somewhere in between, I also became a certified yoga instructor and wrote a book about smoothie bowls.

Want to work with me? Shoot me an email at And while you're at it, go ahead and follow me on Instagram.

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The Best And Worst To-Go Coffee Cups For The Planet, Ranked

If You're Drinking Bone Broth To Boost Your Collagen, Read This First

Remember Mocking Moon Juice? Four Years Later, Its Makers Are The Ones Laughing

How Many Pumpkin Spice Lattes Is Too Many?

What Is Oat Milk? This Dairy Alternative Is Having A Mega-Moment


How To Trust Your Gut When You Struggle With Anxiety

If Meditation Is Stoking Your Anxiety, Here's How To Tweak Your Practice

How Loss Doulas Help Women Process The Grief Of Miscarriage

The Truth About How Much Genetics Have To Do With Your Fertility

I Got A "Chemical Free" Mouth Facial — Here's What Happened


Should You Check Your Own Cervix? 

IUI Vs IVF: What's the Difference? 

When to Start Potty Training

How Body Fat Impacts Fertility

Your Guide To Vitamin D


How This Natural Beauty Advocate Eased Her Daughter's Eczema

This Is Why I Paid For Half My Engagement Ring 

The Game-Changing Words That Helped Gabby Douglas Win A Gold Medal



We Need To Start Talking About This Common — And Debilitating — Pregnancy Symptom 


Dear Governor Abbott: We Don't Need More Stats, We Need Action 

How Often Do You Really Need Pelvic Exams And Pap Smears? 

Are Impossible And Beyond Meats Bad For You? An Investigation

Working From Home Might Be Making Burnout Worse — Here's What To Do

These 9 Companies Are Changing The Conversation Around Women's Health


What Mental Health Experts Wish People Understood About Suicidal Thoughts

Is Intermittent Fasting Safe For Women? It's Complicated—So Here's How To Set Yourself Up For Success
Here's What To Know About What You Can And Can't Do After Getting Your COVID Shot

The Founders Of GirlTrek Want Black Women To Walk As An Act Of Protest And Radical Self-Care

Adjusting Your Savings Goals During The Coronavirus Pandemic

5 Tips To Manage Your Debt In A Recession


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