Articles by "Eric Alvin"

Eric Alvin
Eric Alvin

Eric Alvin, health enews contributor, is manager of public affairs and marketing at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Ill. He has more than 20 years of experience in both internal and external health care communications, media relations, and creating online and print marketing content. He has a great love of classic cinema and is a big fan of Turner Classic Movies.

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An important breastfeeding benefit – for mom 
An important breastfeeding benefit – for mom
It may help moms reduce their risk of a frightening disease.
The downside of having a hot husband 
The downside of having a hot husband
Individuals with better-looking spouses may be more likely to have this problem.
5 ways to keep your diet from making you hangry  Featured
5 ways to keep your diet from making you hangry
Biting off heads while trying not to bite more food? Make dieting less torturous.
Should you be worried about Zika this summer? 
Should you be worried about Zika this summer?
When the warm months return, the mosquitoes do, too.
A surprising health benefit of texting 
A surprising health benefit of texting
It may be hard on your thumbs – and certainly isn’t good for driving – but a new study identifies an unexpected perk of text messaging.
6 secrets to a younger brain 
6 secrets to a younger brain
Just because you’re aging doesn’t mean your mind has to.
Turning personal tragedy into comfort for others 
Turning personal tragedy into comfort for others
Ellen Wylie suffered a very personal loss, but in healing, she has helped countless others.