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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Women are more likely to die in the first year after this event than men 
Women are more likely to die in the first year after this event than men
You may be surprised by this difference between the sexes.
Strokes on the rise among younger people – do you know the signs? 
Strokes on the rise among younger people – do you know the signs?
Think stroke is just an “old person’s disease”? Think again.
When the caregiver becomes the patient 
When the caregiver becomes the patient
This mammography technician never dreamed she’d face breast cancer.
How do psychologists beat the blues?  Featured
How do psychologists beat the blues?
Four mental health clinicians share how they stay positive.
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.