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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How to ease fears after mass tragedies 
How to ease fears after mass tragedies
Learn what to do or say to help children understand tragedy and alleviate their fears.
Did you know Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White suffers from this condition? 
Did you know Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White suffers from this condition?
Each year, about 40,000 babies are born with the defect.
This common virus can turn deadly 
This common virus can turn deadly
Doctors are seeing an uptick in a highly contagious illness that mimicks the flu.
Is your infant’s winter coat actually causing them harm? 
Is your infant’s winter coat actually causing them harm?
Read this before bundling your child up in the cold weather.
This common household item can pose a deadly threat 
This common household item can pose a deadly threat
Despite years of warnings, you might be surprised by what continues to be a safety hazard to kids.
Hospital cafeteria worker brightens lives of ill children  Featured
Hospital cafeteria worker brightens lives of ill children
Learn how Jessie Tendayi continues her annual holiday generosity.
Settle with Mr. Right Now, or wait for Mr. Right? 
Settle with Mr. Right Now, or wait for Mr. Right?
You may want to stop holding out for the perfect mate and commit already if your relationship has these certain attributes.