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. Her work has appeared in many notable media outlets, including The Washington Post, Entrepreneur, People, Forbes, Huffington Post, and more.

Best DNA Testing For Health Reasons: What Can You Learn From At-Home Tests?

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Direct to consumer genetic testing is a booming business these days, but are these tests legitimate? Yes… in some cases. Many at-home DNA tests to determine ancestry as well as several paternity tests are legit. But what about at-home DNA testing for health reasons? This is where caution is key from a consumer standpoint. Various types of DNA health testing kits on the market claim to determine your predisposition for diseases and carrier status, give you your cellular age, or analyze your DNA for weight loss and fitness purposes. Are they worth it? And are they actually accurate? See what we’ve uncovered before putting a dent in your wallet…

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Expat Health Insurance Comparison: Why Get Global Coverage?

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Are you planning on living abroad? Don’t get caught up in the excitement of your upcoming adventures without taking some necessary precautions. One of the most important things to consider is health insurance. Most U.S. medical insurance plans don’t include coverage outside of the U. S. Even if you’re young and healthy; you never know what can happen. What if you develop a serious illness while abroad, or you get injured in a car accident? Your impending medical bills will put a huge damper on your adventures and could force you to return home. Fortunately, you have medical insurance options to cover your time overseas. Here, we’ll give you the need-to-know info about expat health insurance…

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The Ultimate Beard Care Kit And Subscription Box Guide

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Growing and maintaining an attractive beard takes a lot of work. Thanks to grooming tools and subscription kits you can tame your unruly beast of facial hair and maintain a luxurious facial look without the hassle. Whether you want to assemble your own beard care kit or use a beard club and have new products delivered to you on a regular basis we’ve got you covered…

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Garmin vs TomTom vs Bushnell vs Simrad: Best GPS For The Car, Hiking, Marine & More

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Back in the “old days,” commercial GPS (Global Positioning System) systems were mainly developed for use in your car, but oh how times have changed. These days, you can find a GPS device for almost any kind of activity you’re interested in — hiking, hunting, boating, biking and more. See what we’ve discovered in our comprehensive GPS reviews to learn what the best GPS system is for your individual pursuits. And you may even find there are some newer bells and whistles that make these a good upgrade from Google Maps or your smartwatch…

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Audible Review: Can You Listen to Your Heart’s Content?

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Are audiobooks your thing? If so, you’ve likely heard about Audible, the world’s largest audiobook provider. Audible dominates the market for sure, but is it worth it, especially for a membership? How much is Audible for membership, anyway? And how does Audible work? Read our Audible reviews to learn all about this Amazon-owned, powerhouse of a marketplace…

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