Magdalena Puniewska Magdalena Puniewska is a journalist, editor, and fact-checker based in New York. She writes primarily about health, science, and money. Her work has appeared in Health, WSJ, Vice, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, and more. 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.