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Jacob Dirr

Jacob Dirr, health enews contributor, is a manager of system public affairs at Advocate Health Care. His careers spans health care, print journalism, municipal government, public safety and the U.S. Armed Forces. Originally a Cincinnati native, Dirr spent many years in Austin, Texas before moving to Chicago in 2018.

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This creepy crawler is spreading more disease than ever 
This creepy crawler is spreading more disease than ever
Reports of tick-borne illness are increasing in Chicagoland and Wisconsin, federal data shows.
Does Ambien pose a risk for risky behavior?  Featured
Does Ambien pose a risk for risky behavior?
There are a lot of urban myths about the medication out there. A sleep medicine specialist helps sort fact from fiction.
Chicago’s top heart doctors offer top health tips 
Chicago’s top heart doctors offer top health tips
Two peer-recommended cardiologists urge many cases of disease are preventable.