SafeBee’s mission, simply put, is to make the world a safer place.

With every article, tool and piece of advice we offer, we strive to provide the information you need to protect yourself, your family, your home, your pets, your money and your personal data from everyday — and unexpected — threats and hazards so you can live a happier, healthier, more secure life.

Whether it’s sharing vital updates about the air you breathe in your home, on a plane or even in the gym, or something you need to know about the car you drive, a product you use, a medicine or supplement you take, or a food or drink you consume (or give your cat or dog), SafeBee is here to inform and empower you. 

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Meet the team 

Marianne Wait / Executive Editor

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Marianne has been producing content that informs and inspires for more than 20 years, with a deep focus on bringing readers accurate, actionable advice and helping them live healthier, safer lives. Before launching SafeBee, she was executive editor of Sharecare, the health website and social network. Previously, she developed more than two dozen illustrated consumer health books for Reader’s Digest. Her writing has appeared in numerous outlets including Arthritis Today and WebMD. Her favorite safety tip: Know the purpose of every medication you take and under what circumstances you can stop taking it.

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Angela Nelson / Senior Editor

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Angela is a Pulitzer Prize-winning digital editor with more than 15 years of experience delivering news and information to audiences worldwide. Prior to joining SafeBee, she was the features editor for Boston.com at The Boston Globe, overseeing health, travel, entertainment, business and lifestyle coverage. Before moving to features, she was the news and homepage editor, covering stories such as the Boston Marathon bombing, Red Sox World Series victories, presidential elections, a papal inauguration, and more. Her favorite safety tip: Clean your phone! The average cell phone has 18 times more germs than the toilet handle in a men’s restroom.

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Muriel Vega / Associate Editor/Producer

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Muriel Vega is a writer with a passion for budget travel and staying safe while abroad. A Georgia State University graduate, she has over 6 years of editorial experience and has written for The Guardian, The Atlantic, The Billfold, among other outlets. In her free time, you can find her baking pies, playing with her two dogs and cat, or planning her next vacation. She spends way too much time on Twitter, one of her favorite social media channels. Her favorite safety tip: Make sure you have all the necessary shots before you go abroad.

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Hanna Welch / Social Media Manager

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Hanna is passionate about creating conversation and has ten years of community-building experience, both online and off. She spent more than five years at Grist, an award-winning environmental news website, where she was head of social media and community. There Hanna created innovative social media campaigns that garnered attention from Forbes, Mashable and The Chronicle of Philanthropy, among others. Her favorite safety tip: Always use a different password for each online account.

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