Articles by "Brittany Bains"

Brittany Bains
Brittany Bains

Brittany Bains, health enews contributor, is a specialist of public affairs and marketing at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. She has a degree in Journalism from Ohio University and experience in communications, marketing and public strategies. She loves going to concerts, reading and exploring the city.

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What your nagging cough might mean  Featured
What your nagging cough might mean
A physician explains how to determine if this seemingly benign symptom might be something more serious.
Gluten-free diet myths debunked 
Gluten-free diet myths debunked
While you may not be gluten-free, you likely know someone who is. A dietitian shares some common misconceptions.
12 things that may be damaging your eyesight 
12 things that may be damaging your eyesight
Did you know leaving your eye makeup on at night is bad for your sight? An expert warns of some hazardous daily activities.
Infographic: What warrants a trip to the Emergency Department? 
Infographic: What warrants a trip to the Emergency Department?
Shortness of breath? Fever? An emergency medicine physician explains what situations merit a hospital visit.
Dormant Butt Syndrome behind muscle pain 
Dormant Butt Syndrome behind muscle pain
This silly-sounding but very real condition can occur from lack of physical activity and result in knee, hip or back pain.
5 easy ways to help prevent cervical cancer 
5 easy ways to help prevent cervical cancer
If you could help prevent cancer, why wouldn’t you? An OB/GYN explains how.
What you should know about going to the eye doctor 
What you should know about going to the eye doctor
Visiting the right doctor at the right time is critical for eye health. Learn why.