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Adam Mesirow
Adam Mesirow

Adam Mesirow, health enews managing editor, is manager of public affairs at Advocate Health Care in Downers Grove. A media relations specialist with more than seven years’ experience securing high-profile media placements, he loves to tell a good story. Adam earned a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Michigan. He lives in Chicago and enjoys playing sports, reading TIME magazine and a little nonsense now and then.

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One year after brain tumor diagnosis, 15-year-old, family get Bears surprise 
One year after brain tumor diagnosis, 15-year-old, family get Bears surprise
Advocate Health Care and the Chicago Bears set out to lift the spirits of the Vugrin family, who has been overwhelmed by recent health challenges.
Here’s how your job satisfaction is affecting your health 
Here’s how your job satisfaction is affecting your health
A positive work environment can help stave off issues ranging from depression and fatigue to heart disease and stroke.
Gallery: Breast cancer patients ‘Bear Down,’ receive special surprise 
Gallery: Breast cancer patients ‘Bear Down,’ receive special surprise
Hundreds of community members gathered Tuesday to raise awareness for the disease that affects one in eight women during her lifetime.
Cubs’ Kris Bryant on receiving end of endearing marriage proposal 
Cubs’ Kris Bryant on receiving end of endearing marriage proposal
The reigning National League MVP visited a group of people with Down syndrome on Wednesday.
Could doing this cut hospital costs by $3,800 per patient? 
Could doing this cut hospital costs by $3,800 per patient?
New research shows a simple intervention could substantially reduce costs and improve health outcomes.
Which state just raised the legal smoking age to 21? 
Which state just raised the legal smoking age to 21?
Teenage brains aren’t fully developed. 250,000 lives could be extended. Is that justification enough to hike the minimum age nationwide?
14-year-old girl electrocuted while using cell phone in bathtub 
14-year-old girl electrocuted while using cell phone in bathtub
Find out what her family wants you to know about her death.