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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How a kidney stone interrupted my life 
How a kidney stone interrupted my life
I never thought my first week of a new job would play out like this.
Is your child overscheduled?  Featured
Is your child overscheduled?
Here’s how to plan activities while still letting your kid just be a kid.
Energy drinks may pack a deadly punch 
Energy drinks may pack a deadly punch
Learn the dangerous effects of energy drinks on the heart.
A certain spice a day keeps inflammation at bay 
A certain spice a day keeps inflammation at bay
New research reveals that using turmeric in your food may lessen inflammation.
Bike sharing programs lack key safety feature: Helmets 
Bike sharing programs lack key safety feature: Helmets
Only about 20 to 25 percent of bicyclists wear helmets. Get the details on bike safety.
Rheumatic fever on the rise 
Rheumatic fever on the rise
Find out why this illness can be life-threatening.
Is dry drowning possible? 
Is dry drowning possible?
Drowning victims who have been “saved” can actually continue drowning long after they have been pulled from the water.