5280

Daniel Brogan, Chief Executive Officer and Editor in Chief
Geoff Van Dyke, Editorial Director
The Art of Dying Well,” edited by Kasey Cordell and Lindsey B. Koehler
October
5280 handled the intricacies of dying and presented information everyone needs (from writing a will, to navigating hospice care, to preparing a green funeral) without fear or gloom.

Cosmopolitan

Michele Promaulayko, Editor in Chief
Birth Control: Will It Become the Ultimate Luxury?," by Jennifer Gerson and Ashley Oerman
October 16 at cosmopolitan.com and November in print
Part service, part call to action, Cosmopolitan’s “Birth Control: Will It Become the Ultimate Luxury?" emphasized the need to protect reproductive rights and showed how birth control legislation could change under the current administration.

Marie Claire

Anne Fulenwider, Editor in Chief
Sally Holmes, Digital Director
Marie Claire's Guide to Having a Baby,” edited by Danielle McNally and Colleen McKeegan, October 1 at marieclaire.com
“A Dream Destroyed,” by Kayla Webley Adler, October in print
Timely, empathetic and expertly researched, “Marie Claire’s Guide to Having a Baby” explored the challenges and options facing millions of women who struggle to start families.

Outside

Christopher Keyes, Vice President and Editor
"Rewilding the American Child"
September
With practical advice and inspiring essays, Outside tackled one of the great parenting challenges of our era: kids indoors, staring at screens.

Women’s Health

Liz Plosser, Editor in Chief
You've Got This, Mama,” by Kelly Mickle
November
In a modern guide to what to expect after you're done expecting, Women's Health detailed the changes in a woman’s body and brain after giving birth.