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Finally, a Blood Test to Diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers have brought us one step closer to quickly diagnosing this elusive disease that many brush off as “imaginary.”

By Lara DeSanto

Chronically Ill but Undiagnosed? There May Be an Answer

Health care can be especially challenging for people who remain undiagnosed despite chronic symptoms and extensive diagnostic testing and medical evaluations.

By Diane Domina

9 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Affecting the Medical Field

Robotic science has always been a basis for Hollywood entertainment, Sci-Fi novels and childhood fantasies. Artificial intelligence isn’t a new concept, and while the technology hasn’t advanced to Spielbergian expectations, AI is being used to transf...

By Amanda Page

Surprising Facts About Losing Your 5 Senses

New research sheds light on aging and sensory impairment.

By HealthAfter50

Household Dust Can Be a Health Hazard

Household dust may be exposing you to a host of potentially toxic chemicals from products you use every day. Here’s how to stay safe.

By Deborah Kaplan

Should You Try At-Home Genetic Testing?

Direct-to-consumer genetic tests can be tempting, but it’s important to understand their limitations.

By HealthAfter50

What Is Raynaud's?

If cold weather brings on throbbing, tingling hands, you may have Raynaud’s disease. Here’s what to know about the condition.

By HealthAfter50

What to Do About Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are more than a cosmetic nuisance. They can be painful and affect your quality of life. Here are some steps that can bring relief.

By HealthAfter50

The Health Screening Tests You Need

Experts no longer recommend an annual physical, but healthy adults without symptoms should undergo the major screening tests outlined here.

By HealthAfter50

Itchy, Red Hands? Blame Your Beauty Products

Your red, dry hands may be the result of using dishwashing liquid that contains a common preservative, or it may be causing your itchy face or scalp if it’s in your moisturizer or shampoo.

By HealthAfter50