Susan Rinkunas
Susan is a senior editor at Health.com. She has written for publications including Women's Health and Runner's World, and she enjoys half-marathons, kale, and Netflix.
Recent Posts By Susan Rinkunas

The Reason Why Your Peaches Are Being Recalled

A primer on listeria following the recall of peaches, nectarines, and plums sold at bulk food stores.

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5 Things You Should Know About Epilepsy

Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, best known for her role in the film The Patriot, was found dead on Saturday at age 21. Her mother says she’s suffered from seizures since infancy.

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Dear Internet, the New Airbnb Logo Doesn’t Look Like a Vagina

Let’s take a crash course in female anatomy, shall we?

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Former Gymnast Becomes First Woman Ever to Qualify For ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Finals

Kacy Catanzaro is one impressive athlete. Watch her completely destroy the 10-obstacle course.

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The Piece of Running Gear No One Asked For

Lululemon recently introduced the Runsie, a running onesie. Nice idea, but there’s one problem.

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Tory Burch Brings Some Bling to Wearable Fitness Trackers

Designer Tory Burch partnered with Fitbit to create four stylish accessories for the Fitbit Flex activity tracker.

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Tour de France Cyclists Burn HOW Many Calories?!

The Tour de France kicked off on Saturday and the riders will cover 2,277 miles in 21 stages over 23 days. Here’s how many calories they’ll torch.

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Yes, Shark Attacks are Terrifying, But They’re Incredibly Rare

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably heard that a swimmer in California was attacked by a great white shark over the weekend. But it’s still no reason to stay out of the water this summer.

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Why Fireworks Still Make Dane Cook Nervous

In a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, comedian Dane Cook revealed that he’s been nervous around fireworks since he was a kid—and he tried to police his neighbors every year.

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This Runner Was 8 Months Pregnant During Competition (and She Did Great!)

Late last week, Alysia Montaño, 28, competed in the U.S. Track and Field Championships. Not a big deal for a five-time national champion in the 800 meters, right? Well this time, she was running with some extra cargo: Montaño is 34 weeks pregnant with her first child.

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Why Dr. Oz Had to Defend His Weight Loss Advice

Earlier this week, Dr. Mehmet Oz faced TV cameras for an appearance unlike any he’s made before. Lawmakers called the TV personality to testify at a hearing on weight loss product scams after endorsements made on his nationally syndicated show.

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Pippa Middleton is Biking HOW Many Miles Per Day?

While you may only know Pippa Middleton as the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, she’s also an endurance athlete—and she’s using her talents for a good cause.

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7 Things to Know Before Riding an ATV

A safety wake-up call for outdoor adventure seekers: Six-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen recently severed her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident. Here are 7 things you should know before riding an ATV.

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The Mascara Warning You Need to Know About

Mascara is meant to lengthen and thicken your lashes—not make them fall out. But a Florida woman claims that a CoverGirl mascara did the latter when she tried to remove it.

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What You Need to Know About Summer Car Travel

Actor Tracy Morgan is in critical condition after a car crash early Saturday morning.

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5 Exercises From the President’s Leaked Workout Video

President Barack Obama is known for playing basketball, and now we know that he hits the weight room, too.

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7 Surprising Facts About Running

In honor of National Running Day, here are some interesting tidbits about running and racing.

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