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

Schools try different methods to stem students’ vaping habits

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As the vaping epidemic escalates, schools are installing real-time vape detectors in bathrooms.

Smoke shops are booming, but they’re not always welcome

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With recreational marijuana now legal in Mass. and vaping becoming a booming global business, the counterculture staples of college towns are expanding quickly.

Mourners consider new ways to scatter a loved one’s remains

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The cremation trend has spawned new and creative ways to scatter ashes, from rocket-like devices to ocean cruises.

Am I poised to ruin Thanksgiving?

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A woman considering serving a take-out turkey worries about getting roasted.