Joni Sweet health and wellness writer

Joni Sweet



Health and wellness


Ithaca College


Health and wellness touch everyone's lives. I'm passionate about telling research-driven health stories that tell readers exactly what they need to know to feel their best and live well.

— Joni Sweet


Joni Sweet is an experienced writer who specializes in health, wellness, travel, and finance. Her writing has been published by SELF, MindBodyGreen, Healthline, Forbes, Prevention, Newsweek, Greatist, Thrillist, The Week, and dozens of other publications.


B.A. in Journalism from Ithaca College

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Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, including board-certified physicians, therapists, health journalists, and other mental health experts. These individuals are specifically selected for both their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

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