Elizabeth Yuko Elizabeth Yuko, PhD, is an award-winning journalist, bioethicist, and adjunct professor of ethics at Fordham University. Her work focuses on health and science, and how they intersect with home design, popular culture, politics, and history. Elizabeth has covered the Covid-19 pandemic since February 2020 and received an award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors for an article on grieving during the pandemic, published in Rolling Stone. She is a contributing editor to Rolling Stone and has been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Architectural Digest, CityLab, and CNN, among others. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.