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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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.
And the best diet in America is….? 
And the best diet in America is….?
Have you tried the one that tops the list?
This serious injury happens to more women than men  Featured
This serious injury happens to more women than men
Both play hard. But when it comes to one particular sports injury, ladies are outpacing their male counterparts.
Want to lose weight? This may be the answer 
Want to lose weight? This may be the answer
Research shows a simple routine can help you shed unwanted pounds.
Cut your risk of dying from a heart attack in half 
Cut your risk of dying from a heart attack in half
If you knew something could reduce your risk of death by heart attack by 50 percent, would you do it?