Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer for the Boston Globe; an on-air commentator for public radio’s Marketplace program; and the author of two humorous books, “From Here to Maternity,” and “Drinking Problems at the Fountain of Youth.” She writes on a wide range of topics for the Globe, but whether she’s covering politics, sports, money, parenting –or lasagna – her goal is the same: to inform readers while also taking them through an enjoyable romp.

Latest stories

Balance training moves to high-end gyms

By Beth Teitell , Globe Staff

Stability used to be something only the elderly worried about. But now, athletes of all ages are working on balance to improve performance.

Around Internet, password fatigue setting in

By Beth Teitell , Globe Staff

In the wake of recent security breaches, taking serious precautions still seems unnecessary and just too much work for some users.

Late-hour work e-mailing sends unsettling message

By Beth Teitell , Globe Staff

Even as some companies encourage workers to unplug, many workers say they are afraid to go off-line.

Turning to social media to share news of death

By Beth Teitell , Globe Staff

A text sent to the families of passengers on the lost Malaysia Airlines flight has many questioning the use of social media to break such tragic news.