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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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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.
Gallery: Advocate Children’s Hospital kids present World Series ring to Clark the Cub 
Gallery: Advocate Children’s Hospital kids present World Series ring to Clark the Cub
The young patients also met with players in the dugout and took photos on the field.
How big a risk do Advil and Aleve pose for your heart? 
How big a risk do Advil and Aleve pose for your heart?
Research shows some painkillers are linked to an increased risk of serious health problems.