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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 nearly 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 can often be found volunteering at a local town-owned art house theater.

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And the best diet in America is….? 
And the best diet in America is….?
U.S News & World Report has released its annual ranking of best diets. Have you tried the one that tops the list?
Can peanut allergies be prevented? 
Can peanut allergies be prevented?
New guidelines may save your children from developing this dangerous condition.
Does zinc really shorten a cold? 
Does zinc really shorten a cold?
One study sheds light on whether zinc lozenges like Cold-EEZE® and Zicam® actually can help fight the common cold.
Infographic: How to conquer the holiday blues 
Infographic: How to conquer the holiday blues
Not everyone is jolly over the holidays. A psychologist explains and offers advice to cope.
Why you really should never go to bed angry 
Why you really should never go to bed angry
You’ve likely heard the advice time and time again. But new research suggests the saying may be backed by science.
Infographic: 5 simple tips for safe holiday decorating  Featured
Infographic: 5 simple tips for safe holiday decorating
Thanksgiving’s over, so it’s time to deck the halls! But be careful, or the halls may just deck YOU!
Who truly has a better memory: men or women? 
Who truly has a better memory: men or women?
He forgets to put the toilet seat down… and your anniversary! But do men actually have a worse memory than women?