Articles by "Jennifer Benson"

Jennifer Benson
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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Attacking an unusual cancer – the second time around 
Attacking an unusual cancer – the second time around
Find out how this U.S. Air Force vet confronted a rare cancer stemming from his nasal septum.
7 morning routines that won’t wear you out 
7 morning routines that won’t wear you out
A poor night’s sleep can make you tired. But how you wake up may be the real culprit.
This cancer is on the rise, and women are at risk 
This cancer is on the rise, and women are at risk
Here are the signs you should look out for.
Does rain increase joint pain? 
Does rain increase joint pain?
Researchers measured web searches for knee pain and hip pain against weather conditions in 45 U.S. cities. The results may surprise you.
Why American moms struggle to breastfeed 
Why American moms struggle to breastfeed
Compared to mothers around the world, U.S. moms have it harder to breastfeed. But why?
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.