Julia Naftulin

Title: Health Reporter
Education: Syracuse University
  • Health reporter with 5+ years experience
  • Advice Columnist for Doing It Right, Insider's weekly dating, relationships, and sex advice column


Julia Naftulin is a health reporter with a focus on sexual health, psychology, and public health.

Her work appears at Insider as a health reporter and writer of the weekly dating, relationships, and sex advice column Doing It Right. Julia was previously an assistant digital editor at Health as well as a commerce editor at Dotdash, where she covered health, beauty, and lifestyle shopping content.

Along with Insider and Health, Julia's work can be found in various publications including the Verywell Health, The Knot, Apartment Therapy, and more.


Julia received a bachelor's degree in Magazine Journalism from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

About Health

Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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