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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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?
Supermodel Chrissy Teigen opens up about postpartum depression  Featured
Supermodel Chrissy Teigen opens up about postpartum depression
The TV host discussed a difficult time in her life in order to help others.
Stomach flu or food poisoning: How do you know? 
Stomach flu or food poisoning: How do you know?
You know you feel miserable. But is it a bug you picked up or something you ate? Here’s how to tell the difference.
Strokes on the rise among younger people; do you know the signs? 
Strokes on the rise among younger people; do you know the signs?
A model and social media star’s death helps raise awareness that strokes are not just an “old person’s disease.”
Do you look older than your age? Here’s why 
Do you look older than your age? Here’s why
How old or young you look may not be dependent on just your lifestyle. One study finds another possible factor.
Do men take longer to get over a breakup than women? 
Do men take longer to get over a breakup than women?
One study examines the emotional effects of a relationship ending and reveals some surprising findings.