Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer at the Boston Globe. She aims to capture the zeitgeist of modern culture by writing on the intersection of technology, the economy, sports and politics with everyday life. Her on-air commentaries run on public radio’s popular Marketplace program and she appears regularly on local radio and TV. She has written two books.

Latest stories

‘I am my dog’s emotional support animal’

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Some dogs arrive at their new home with intense behavioral or emotional issues, upending their owners’ lives — and the problem is growing.

Why we turn into different people when we fly

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Engine noise, low air pressure in the cabin, and anxiety combine to make us cry more, taste less, and crave tomato juice.

The lash extension industry is expensive — and exploding in popularity

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Women (and a smattering of men) are paying as much as $400 to have a full set of extensions glued on, lash by lash, in appointments that can take hours.

The martyr. The mooch. The whiner. On family vacations, everyone has a role to play

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There may be nothing sweeter than a great family vacation. But even in the most collegial families, tensions arise and roles emerge.