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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Can you actually ‘catch up’ on sleep? 
Can you actually ‘catch up’ on sleep?
If you wake up exhausted every morning and sleep in on your days off, you may want to consider this expert’s advice.
Surprising signs your relationship is unhealthy 
Surprising signs your relationship is unhealthy
You bicker about dinner and who does the dishes, but what’s considered healthy? An expert explains four signs of stormy seas.
A thrilling cure for kidney stones? 
A thrilling cure for kidney stones?
Can a trip to the amusement park help shake loose kidney stones? Research may throw you for a loop.
Do we really need two kidneys?  Featured
Do we really need two kidneys?
Have you ever wondered why you have two kidneys when people can survive with only one? An expert weighs in.
4 truths all nurses know  Featured
4 truths all nurses know
While the field of nursing is incredibly varied, there are some overlapping similarities many recognize. One nurse shares her thoughts.
Do cold temperatures make you eat more? 
Do cold temperatures make you eat more?
As the temps plummet, many people notice an increase in their appetite. An expert explains and offers tips to refrain.
Shoppers beware of these 4 health hazards 
Shoppers beware of these 4 health hazards
Is shopping one of your favorite pastimes? Experts offer tips for habitual shoppers and those making a couple last minute stops.