Articles by "Julie Nakis"

Julie Nakis
Julie Nakis

Julie Nakis, health enews contributor, is manager of public affairs at Advocate Children's Hospital. She earned her BA in communications from the University of Iowa – Go Hawkeyes! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, exploring the city and cheering on the Chicago Cubs and Blackhawks.

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Puppies: the key to a happy relationship? 
Puppies: the key to a happy relationship?
Research reveals a surprisingly easy way to increase your marital satisfaction.
Demi Lovato’s hospitalization puts spotlight on a medication that reverses drug overdoses  Featured
Demi Lovato’s hospitalization puts spotlight on a medication that reverses drug overdoses
News broke yesterday that the singer was hospitalized after an alleged heroin overdose.
How does a mom’s lifestyle affect her child?  Featured
How does a mom’s lifestyle affect her child?
Mothers with certain bad habits may increase the risk to their kids. Does “Do as I say, not as I do” really work?
Tiny babies celebrate July 4 in red, white and blue 
Tiny babies celebrate July 4 in red, white and blue
Nurses help parents dress up newborns for an Independence Day photo shoot.
Here’s how to raise smoke-free kids 
Here’s how to raise smoke-free kids
Most smokers pick up the deadly habit in their teenage years.
This issue has long been associated with girls, but it affects boys, too 
This issue has long been associated with girls, but it affects boys, too
Here’s what you should look out for.
Here’s why the umbilical cord shouldn’t be cut immediately after birth  Featured
Here’s why the umbilical cord shouldn’t be cut immediately after birth
Newborns have the ability to breathe life into others.