Alizah Salario is a freelance journalist based in New York. Her work has appeared in Women's eNews, Ms. Magazine, The Huffington Post, at the Poetry Foundation and elsewhere.

Arnold and Maria’s kids are tweeting about the affair, but will they be forever altered by it? Alizah Salario on the long-term effects children suffer when a parent cheats.

Study after study promotes alcohol as good for you, but are the benefits overblown? Alizah Salario on how our eagerness to believe an appealing claim left us drunk on wishful thinking.

A new study suggests that more adolescent girls are getting drastic weight-loss surgery so they can look skinnier. Alizah Salario on the procedure that has some doctors nervous.