Articles by "Holly Brenza"

Holly Brenza
Holly Brenza

Holly Brenza, health enews contributor, is a public affairs coordinator at Advocate Health Care in Downers Grove. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago. In her free time, Holly enjoys reading, watching the White Sox and Blackhawks and playing with her cats.

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New device helps those with heart failure lead more normal lives  Featured
New device helps those with heart failure lead more normal lives
Advocate patient pioneers life-changing technology that uses a pillow at home to warn her doctor when symptoms arise.
Is your skin condition caused or worsened by stress?  Featured
Is your skin condition caused or worsened by stress?
A psychiatrist explains how the relationship between your brain and skin can affect you more than you think.
Is drinking from tap dangerous to your health?  Featured
Is drinking from tap dangerous to your health?
A physician sheds light on whether or not bottled water is healthier and safer to drink than water from the faucet.
Can your social relationships increase your lifespan? 
Can your social relationships increase your lifespan?
A new study suggests there may be a connection between social networks and physical well-being.
Can healthy foods make you overweight? 
Can healthy foods make you overweight?
Recent research suggests that there is such a thing as overeating healthy foods.
What happens when you crack your knuckles? 
What happens when you crack your knuckles?
A study looked at why we hear a popping sound when knuckles get cracked.
Being bilingual may help stroke patients 
Being bilingual may help stroke patients
After a stroke, those who speak multiple languages are more likely to regain normal cognitive functions.