Sally Jones

Sally holds a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in anthropology from James Madison University. She went on to pursue a master’s in journalism at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. An international traveler since she was under 10 years old, Sally loves exploring the world’s mysteries first-hand. Her favorite destinations? Greece, the British Virgin Islands and NYC.

She also spent much of her career in health sciences communications and has enjoyed working with and learning from some of the world’s leading academic scientists in genetics, global health, addiction research and other fields.

USI Affinity Travel Insurance Review: Worthy Of Their Reputation?

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If you’re shopping around for the best travel insurance, you’ve likely come across USI Affinity Travel Insurance Services. How does this 40-year-old travel insurance company (that still maintains a stellar reputation) stack up against its newer competitors? We give you an in-depth review, including detailed policy benefits, pros and cons, pricing and much more…

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Best Toothbrush Subscription Box: Boka vs Quip vs Goby & More

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How many of us actually change our toothbrush every three months? That’s what the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends. Those old bristles you’ve been using can harbor millions of types of bacteria — some of which can be harmful to your teeth and gums. With our hectic lives, replacing your toothbrush regularly falls on the bottom of the to-do-list. That’s where joining a toothbrush subscription club can come to your mouth’s rescue…

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Best Gut Microbiome Testing Companies: Viome vs Ubiome vs Thryve vs American Gut & More

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What’s in your gut? Scientific advances in the last decade show that a diverse host of microorganisms that live in our digestive systems serve both good and bad roles in our overall health. If you suffer from chronic stomach problems, are curious about your gut makeup or want to contribute to ongoing DNA research to learn more about your gut microbiome, read on…

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Vitagene Reviews: Can Your DNA Really Provide Health Insights?

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Step aside personal trainers; science is in the house. Vitagene’s DNA test promises to give you a more personalized approach to fitness and diet — all based on your genetics. What can you learn from this test, and can your results really help you boost your well-being? We tested it out to see if the health insights lived up to the expectation…

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