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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Featured Recipe: No-bake fruit tarts 
Featured Recipe: No-bake fruit tarts
Healthy, no bake and easy to prepare? Check this out!
Does rain increase joint pain? 
Does rain increase joint pain?
This may surprise you.
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.
Featured Recipe: Grilled zucchini caprese towers 
Featured Recipe: Grilled zucchini caprese towers
A fun spin on theĀ traditional caprese salad.
Featured Recipe: Summer beet salad 
Featured Recipe: Summer beet salad
Looking to keep the season going? Make this colorful creation today!
One breast cancer patient’s difficult promise to her kids 
One breast cancer patient’s difficult promise to her kids
Last August, Sharry Herritt Spencley noticed a swelling on her right breast when she was taking a shower.
Paying it forward 
Paying it forward
Disturbed by the financial troubles of fellow oncology patients, one woman created a fund to shorten the gap.