Teddy Amenabar

Washington, D.C.

General assignment reporter covering internet trends for the Well+Being team

Education: University of Maryland, BA in journalism

Teddy Amenabar is a general assignment reporter for the Well+Being team covering internet trends. Before that, he was a contributing writer to Launcher, The Post's gaming and esports vertical, and worked on the newsroom's audience team for more than seven years. He joined The Post in 2015.
Latest from Teddy Amenabar

Fruit and vegetable ‘prescriptions’ may lead to better heart health

“Produce prescriptions” are part of a growing effort in health care to provide food as medicine to potentially prevent chronic health conditions.

August 29, 2023

‘Forever chemicals’ found in period underwear, tampon wrappers

Forever chemicals can accumulate in the body over time and have been implicated in a number of serious health effects, including some cancers.

August 11, 2023

Don’t like DEET? Here are other ways to stop mosquitoes and ticks.

Diseases caused by bug bites are on the rise. But choosing an insect repellent isn’t always easy.

August 11, 2023

Why jumping into water to escape a wildfire should be a last resort

Seeking refuge in a pool or the ocean won’t always protect you from the heat or smoke of a wildfire, experts say

August 10, 2023

Friendship: It’s good for your health

On this encore episode of “Post Reports,” we rethink our friendships. Research shows that strong friendships are essential to a healthy life.

August 4, 2023

Scared of sharks? Take our quiz for, uh, reassurance.

Chances are you’ve already been swimming with sharks and didn’t even know it, say experts

July 21, 2023

What to know about Prime and other caffeinated energy drinks

Politicians and health experts say that parents should be worried about Prime Energy, a popular drink promoted by YouTube stars Logan Paul and KSI.

July 12, 2023

How do you know if drinking water is safe from forever chemicals?

Whether you use city tap water, well water or buy bottled water, here’s what we know about PFAS in the water you drink

June 24, 2023

Remote work appears to be here to stay, especially for women

More than one-third of American workers are still doing their jobs at home, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau.

June 22, 2023

Feeling claustrophobic? The missing submersible has been triggering.

Images of the small space inside the submersible vessel are causing feelings of anxiety and queasiness, but most people don’t actually have claustrophobia

June 21, 2023