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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Virtual visits reduce stress in hospitalized kids 
Virtual visits reduce stress in hospitalized kids
New research finds that children who are virtually connected while in the hospital are less anxious.
New approach to detecting transplant rejection 
New approach to detecting transplant rejection
A recent report identifies a new method to monitoring kidney transplant patients.
Putting sleep apnea and heart problems to bed 
Putting sleep apnea and heart problems to bed
The common sleep disorder treatment cures more than just a sleepless night, says a new study.
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Botox helps women with overactive bladders
Women are looking to Botox to treat more than just wrinkles. Find out how it’s used to treat incontinence problems.
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.