Samantha Jones Samantha Jones is a performance content writer for Meredith brands, covering topics including food, fitness, and lifestyle content. She holds a B.A. in journalism from Drake University in Des Moines, where she also studied graphic design and ran track and cross-country. Prior to working as a performance content writer, Sam started her career as an intern at Food Network Magazine, followed by an apprenticeship (and fulfilled lifelong dream) at Better Homes & Gardens. When she's not writing about the latest food and fitness trends, you'll find Sam on a run in Central Park, frequenting coffee shops with her friends, or crying over pictures of dogs. About Health Health.com, 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.