Sue ByrneHealth Editor
Sue Byrne, M.S., was a senior editor at HealthCentral. She helped launch its sister website, HealthAfter50.com, in 2016 after spending more than a dozen years at Consumer Reports, where she was a senior editor covering health and food topics, from diet supplements to the Zika virus. She has also served as a writer and editor at Reader’s Digest, Parade Publications, and daily newspapers in Illinois and New York.
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