How to Help Your Doctor Help You

If you have vague symptoms that don’t seem to point to anything in particular, how can you get around to feeling better? Here’s what worked for me.
Lauren Arcuri

Is It a Cold or the Flu?

When you’re suffering from nasal congestion and fatigue, it can be tough to determine whether you have an ordinary cold or something more serious like the flu.
Sue Byrne

Lyme Disease: Are You at Risk?

Ticks that cause Lyme disease were once considered an East Coast phenomenon—but now they are found throughout the United States. Here’s what to know.
HealthAfter50

How Good Are Walk-in Health Clinics?

Many retail outlets, like chain pharmacies, now have walk-in health clinics to convince consumers that all of their needs can be handled at one location.
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Adults Need Vaccines Too

When you think of vaccines, you probably immediately think about the series of shots given to young children with boosters throughout childhood.
Eileen Bailey

The Best Way to Tackle a Tick

Which technique is best to remove a tick completely and reduce the risk of contracting a tick-transmitted illness like Lyme disease?
HealthAfter50

New Warning About 'Superbugs'

A dozen antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” pose a massive threat to human health, the World Health Organization warns.
Berkeley Wellness

ATM Keypads: Bacteria Heaven

Just to be sure you’re not picking up any germs, you might want to wash your hands after withdrawing money from an ATM.
HealthAfter50

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