Articles by "Holly Brenza"

Holly Brenza
Holly Brenza

Holly Brenza, health enews contributor, is a public affairs manager 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 dog, Bear and cats, Demi and Elle.

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Eating chocolate may boost your brain power 
Eating chocolate may boost your brain power
A new study suggests that this sweet treat may improve cognitive function. But experts caution not to overdo it.
TAVR heart procedure improves one man’s quality of life  Featured
TAVR heart procedure improves one man’s quality of life
After undergoing a quadruple bypass and suffering a stroke, learn how a less invasive approach helped Charles Butts.
Obesity’s dangerous effects on your child’s heart health 
Obesity’s dangerous effects on your child’s heart health
A pediatric cardiologist explains the increased risk of heart problems and offers steps parents can take to prevent childhood obesity.
How CPR was the first step to saving one man’s life  Featured
How CPR was the first step to saving one man’s life
After being resuscitated, one man defied the odds – despite needing a heart transplant.
Create a homework friendly environment to help kids succeed 
Create a homework friendly environment to help kids succeed
Make after-school assignments less stressful with these tips.
What you need to know about the Zika virus 
What you need to know about the Zika virus
An infectious disease specialist explains the dangers of the virus for both men and women.
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.