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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This painful condition is on the rise among women 
This painful condition is on the rise among women
It’s sometimes been described as more agonizing than giving birth.
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?
Should you be worried about germs falling from the sky?  Featured
Should you be worried about germs falling from the sky?
An infection preventionist offers her take on a study examining the viruses and bacteria in the atmosphere.
Warning: This beverage may affect both men and women’s fertility 
Warning: This beverage may affect both men and women’s fertility
Your drink choice may have greater implications than you think.
Nutrition “need to knows” from a registered dietitian  Featured
Nutrition “need to knows” from a registered dietitian
Can food prevent disease? Is there such a thing as ‘bad’ food?
Can you tell someone is sick just by looking at them?  Featured
Can you tell someone is sick just by looking at them?
An intriguing experiment reveals how facial cues may be a dead giveaway.
This kills 2,300 Americans every day 
This kills 2,300 Americans every day
It is the leading global cause of death. Do you know your risk?