Articles by "Amanda Jo Greep"

Amanda Jo Greep
Amanda Jo Greep

Amanda Jo Greep is a Public Affairs Coordinator at Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest, IL. She has almost ten years experience in communications and public affairs for nonprofits and health care organizations and holds a Masters degree in Health Policy from New York University. A native to the south suburbs, Jo is a wanderer at heart. She spent two years living in Transylvania as a Peace Corps Volunteer and another several years working and studying in New York City before returning home. An avid crocheter and novice runner, Jo lives in Tinley Park with her husband and two daughters.

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Want to live longer? This may be the key 
Want to live longer? This may be the key
New research reveals people who took on this role were more likely to live 7-10 years longer than their peers.
5 easy ways to burn 100 calories 
5 easy ways to burn 100 calories
Exercise doesn’t have to be time-consuming or boring. Check out these secrets for staying active no matter your schedule.
Did you know there is fecal matter on almost everything? 
Did you know there is fecal matter on almost everything?
One study finds 1 in 6 cell phones are contaminated. Other research has called special attention to everyday items like toothbrushes and keyboards. What should you avoid?
What’s most likely to kill you? You may be surprised 
What’s most likely to kill you? You may be surprised
The CDC released a list of the five leading causes of death for Americans, which account for almost two-thirds of all fatalities.
Mary Tyler Moore passes away at 80 
Mary Tyler Moore passes away at 80
The beloved actress’s shows pushed boundaries, but off-screen she was equally as bold.
Did Debbie Reynolds die of a broken heart? 
Did Debbie Reynolds die of a broken heart?
Her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died December 27, a day before she unexpectedly passed. An expert offers answers.
Infographic: 3 easy ways to cut sugar from your diet 
Infographic: 3 easy ways to cut sugar from your diet
Sugar has been tied to health issues like cardiovascular disease and obesity. An expert offers advice to change your habits.