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Nancy Fitzgerald

Health Writer

Nancy Fitzgerald is an award-winning journalist specializing in health, wellness, and spirituality. A former health books editor for Rodale Publishing, her work has also appeared in The New York Times, Better Homes & Gardens, National Geographic for Kids, Scholastic, Brides, and Commonweal.

Latest by Nancy Fitzgerald

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Are Seniors at Risk for Epilepsy?

Short answer: yes. We've got all the details on what you need to know about this seizure disorder as you age.

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Heads Up: There's More Than One Type of Seizure

Epilepsy can take many forms. Understanding your seizure type can help your doctors pinpoint the best treatment for you.

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Your Guide to Glaucoma Basics

Get the clear-eyed facts on this common disorder, and learn what you can do to protect your vision.

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Your Top Qs About Glaucoma Answered

Worried about your risk for this vision-threatening condition? Our experts tackle your most common questions about glaucoma.