Jessica Firger


Jessica Firger is a staff writer at Newsweek, where she covers all things health. She previously worked as a health editor at and Everyday Health. Before taking on the medical beat, she was a stringer for the Wall Street Journal's metro section and was the lead on-the-ground reporter for the paper's coverage of Occupy Wall Street. Jessica has also written for the New York Times, Al Jazeera America, SalonElle and Marie Claire, among others. She's a native New Yorker.