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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Coping with “chemo brain” 
Coping with “chemo brain”
Many women find memory decline as a frustrating after-effect of chemotherapy.
Avoiding the workplace funk 
Avoiding the workplace funk
Learn how proactive steps can be taken at work to prevent depression.
How effective are baby helmets? 
How effective are baby helmets?
New research suggests children with misshapen heads will not benefit from helmet therapy. Not all experts agree.
Two sisters with unrelated heart defects  Featured
Two sisters with unrelated heart defects
Read how an Indiana mother experienced two very different pregnancies, but with two similar outcomes.
Bald and beautiful for kids  Featured
Bald and beautiful for kids
See how two women are raising money and awareness for childhood cancer with the popular St. Baldrick’s event.
Treatments for young patient’s heart defect helps her live fuller life  Featured
Treatments for young patient’s heart defect helps her live fuller life
At 26 years old, Buthul Hussaini receives the advanced heart care she needs to embrace life.
How children with diabetes can have a sweet holiday 
How children with diabetes can have a sweet holiday
Our expert shares tips for parents to ensure their child with diabetes enjoys the holiday season.