Andrea Frazier

Andrea is a Pittsburgh journalist who literally can't get enough of Internet advice columns. She's really into social issues, and gave up eating sweets for a little while once. That's over now.
Recent Articles

Title X Budget Cuts Are Bad News For Families

One of the goals of the bill that Republican lawmakers had hoped would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was to deprive Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers of their federal fundin...
By Andrea Frazier

Is It Safe To Get An HPV Vaccine During Pregnancy?

It's not recommended that women receive the life-saving HPV vaccine while they're pregnant. Still, it's not at all unheard of for women be be vaccinated before they even know they're pregnant. Conside...
By Andrea Frazier

'S-Town's Tyler Goodson Deserves His Privacy

Often, stories of death and mayhem, those true-life mysteries, are so engrossing that they become entertainment. That was certainly the case with the runaway hit podcast of 2014, Serial, which chronic...
By Andrea Frazier

Photos 'S-Town' Fans Will Want To See

After the hit NPR podcast Serial debuted and redefined the medium forever back in 2014, listeners wanted more and more and more of the real-life Baltimore murder it chronicled in nearly unimaginable d...
By Andrea Frazier

This Is The 'S-Town' Everyone's Talking About

"John B. McLemore lives in Sh--town, Alabama," reads the subject line of the 2013 email that kicked off the years-long reporting effort that would eventually become the podcast S-Town. S-Town, of cour...
By Andrea Frazier

The Clever Story Behind 'S-Town's Title

When NPR's Sarah Koenig debuted the podcast Serial in 2014, its title was a straightforward nod to the structure of the true crime mystery: It was one story, told week by week. The podcast exploded in...
By Andrea Frazier

Grab Your Tissues: Adele's Touring Days May Be Over

Earlier this month, a beloved British superstar delighted fans by confirming during a show in Australia that she is, in fact, married to her longtime partner. But at another show down under Sunday nig...
By Andrea Frazier

Warning: Kids' Shows On YouTube May Not Be What They Appear

It's no surprise that the internet can be a dangerous, unpredictable place for kids — so, unfortunately, parents definitely have to keep their guards up even when toddlers settle in to watch such seem...
By Andrea Frazier

Muslim Women's Day Tweets That Show Why We Need It

Celebrating Women's History Month at the dawn of President Donald Trump's administration feels like more of an act of resistance in 2017 than it ever has before for some. And this March, one particula...
By Andrea Frazier

What Does Jared Kushner's New White House Role Pay?

President Donald Trump is searching for a signature achievement to define his presidency, and he has determined that infusing business practices into the running of the government could be the way to ...
By Andrea Frazier