Articles by "Andrea Benda"

Andrea Benda
Andrea Benda

Andrea Benda, health enews contributor, is a public affairs and marketing specialist at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. With five years of communications experience, she manages a variety of marketing projects and internal and external communications initiatives at the hospital. When she’s not working, she enjoys traveling, street festivals and spin class.

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How long will you live? Look to your parents  Featured
How long will you live? Look to your parents
Did your parents live past 70? If so, it might bode well for your longevity.
Should all women be tested for BRCA mutations? 
Should all women be tested for BRCA mutations?
Researchers say it’s only necessary for certain populations or those with a specific health history.
Everything you need to know about breast reconstruction surgery  Featured
Everything you need to know about breast reconstruction surgery
What are your options? Are implants safe? An expert answers common questions.
How long can Zika live in a woman’s body? 
How long can Zika live in a woman’s body?
It may last 6 months in semen, but how does it affect women and their fetuses? New research sheds some light.
How long will you live? Look to your parents 
How long will you live? Look to your parents
Did your parents live past 70? If so, it might bode well for your longevity.
Health benefits of drinking cranberry juice 
Health benefits of drinking cranberry juice
Consider this drink to lower the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
Colon cancer diagnosis for healthy musician was a change in tune  Featured
Colon cancer diagnosis for healthy musician was a change in tune
After a life-threatening health scare, Michael Buckwalter urges others to get regular screenings.