Articles by "Holly Brenza"

Holly Brenza
Holly Brenza

Holly Brenza, health enews contributor, is a public affairs and marketing specialist at Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Children’s Hospital – Oak Lawn. She earned her BA in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Holly loves spending her free time reading, watching the White Sox and Blackhawks and playing with her dog, Bear.

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Here’s why your mom calls you by the wrong name 
Here’s why your mom calls you by the wrong name
If people you care about mix up your name, how close can you truly be?
Are first-borns the smartest sibling? 
Are first-borns the smartest sibling?
A recent study reveals your birth order may affect how you do on IQ tests. Can parents impact the trend?
Why are so many people experiencing hearing loss? 
Why are so many people experiencing hearing loss?
40 million Americans under 70 have some form of hearing loss, including one-fifth of 20-somethings. What can be done?
4 out of 5 women believe in this phenomenon–but is it true?  Featured
4 out of 5 women believe in this phenomenon–but is it true?
When it comes to your cycle, there is one mystery many women have long believed. An expert explains if it’s fact or fiction.
How a 7 year-old boy saved his mom’s life 
How a 7 year-old boy saved his mom’s life
CPD Officer Sherece Holland may be working to keep the city safe, but it’s her son who is looking out for her at home.
Love it or hate it, what’s the 411 on red meat?  Featured
Love it or hate it, what’s the 411 on red meat?
Do you go bananas over bacon? Is beef your best friend? Find out just how much red meat you should be consuming.
Can you cure a baby’s colic with acupuncture?  Featured
Can you cure a baby’s colic with acupuncture?
The Chinese medicine has been known to help chronic pain and even the common cold. But what about a colicky baby?