Articles by "Johnna Kelly"

Johnna Kelly
Johnna Kelly

Johnna Kelly, healthe news contributor, is a manager of public affairs and marketing at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. She is a former newspaper reporter and spent nearly 10 years as a public relations professional working for state and county government. During her time as a communications staffer for the Illinois General Assembly, she was integral in drafting and passing legislation creating Andrea's Law, the nation's first murderer registry. In her spare time, she volunteers at a local homeless shelter, enjoys traveling, photography and watching the Chicago Bulls.

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How social media can offer extra motivation to exercise 
How social media can offer extra motivation to exercise
A study finds that online buddy systems give people a boost to work out more.
Should you get a second opinion? 
Should you get a second opinion?
A surgeon explains how those diagnosed with breast cancer can learn more about treatment options.
Get relief from fall allergies 
Get relief from fall allergies
Autumn means outdoor fun, leaves changing and ragweed, but it doesn’t mean you have to have watery eyes and a stuffy nose.
In-flight medical emergencies more common than you think 
In-flight medical emergencies more common than you think
While traveling, doctors may need to offer care thousands of feet in the air.
How workplace stress affects your health 
How workplace stress affects your health
A new study finds that physical and emotional health problems often stem from your job.