Articles by "Jennifer Benson"

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Jennifer Benson

Jennifer Benson, health enews contributor, is manager of public affairs and marketing at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. She has 10+ years of community development and communication experience for non-profits in the Elgin area and has a BA in Architecture from Judson University. Outside of work you can find her planning the next adventure near water or rocks, re-organizing spaces, entertaining two needy cats, defaulting to curry or taco dinners, and growing green things wherever she can find room.

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Model Ashley Graham flaunts cellulite 
Model Ashley Graham flaunts cellulite
Find out why the “dimpled flesh” is being referred to as the new genetic birthmark.
5 reasons your breath reeks  Featured
5 reasons your breath reeks
While you may just need to grab a mint, your chronic bad breath could signal something more serious.
Did you know this trendy tea has preventive and healing traits?  Featured
Did you know this trendy tea has preventive and healing traits?
It’s been known for centuries to lower cholesterol and protect against cancer. Should it replace your morning cup of joe?
Battling medication error with an app? 
Battling medication error with an app?
Frank Muno is on a mission to tackle this common and dangerous mistake with an innovative idea.
Top 5 pregnancy diet myths 
Top 5 pregnancy diet myths
You’ve likely heard them all before, but which are fact and which are fiction? A medical expert explains.
A dog that can truly understand what patients are going through 
A dog that can truly understand what patients are going through
This animal therapy dog can relate to cancer patients because she’s a cancer survivor too.
7 morning routines that wear you out 
7 morning routines that wear you out
You may blame a poor night’s sleep for being tired. But one expert says your morning routine may be the real culprit.