Liz Seegert

Liz Seegert has spent more than 30 years reporting and writing about health and other topics for print, digital, and broadcast media. Her primary beats currently encompass aging, women’s health, chronic disease and health policy. She is a Senior Fellow, Center for Health, Media & Policy, Hunter College, NY, reporting on a range of health issues, and is also a co-producer for HealthStyles, a weekly radio program on WBAI-FM, NYC.


Liz’s work has appeared in numerous media, including Consumer Reports, AARP, Kaiser Health News, The Los Angeles Times, Home Care Technology Report, Women Magazine, The Hartford Courant, The Atlantic online, and New America Media. She has also published articles in Practical Diabetology and Journal of Healthcare Information Management.


She holds a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University and a Master’s in Social Policy, healthcare concentration, from Empire State College, State University of New York. You can follow Liz on Twitter @lseegert and subscribe to her blog, The Human Factor.

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Submitted Articles by Liz Seegert

For many women, having very long hair starts to feel a little bit weird right around when the first serious wrinkles show up. Cutting off very long hair can be something of a rite of passage for the middle-aged, as it is rare to see older women with hair past their shoulders. But why is this? And should it continue?...