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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How ovaries impact a woman’s everyday life  Featured
How ovaries impact a woman’s everyday life
If you aren’t pregnant they are likely not top of mind, but an OBGYN shares 5 facts every woman should know.
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.
Are classroom chairs a thing of the past? 
Are classroom chairs a thing of the past?
A recent study reveals a health benefit to new flexible seating options for kids.
Does your breath reek? 5 potential reasons why 
Does your breath reek? 5 potential reasons why
While you may just need to grab a mint, your chronic bad breath could signal something more serious.
Understanding palliative care 
Understanding palliative care
Researchers find the often misunderstood service can increase quality of life and lower cancer patients’ depression levels.
Understanding your family health genealogy 
Understanding your family health genealogy
‘Six years ago I turned 30 and my body experienced a health shift.’ To prevent future health issues, look to the past.
Should you be concerned about Apple’s new AirPods? 
Should you be concerned about Apple’s new AirPods?
With new technology comes new health worries. An oncologist weighs in on the latest release and whether you should think twice before your next purchase.