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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Is this do-it-yourself activity actually toxic? 
Is this do-it-yourself activity actually toxic?
Here’s what you need to know.
New law punishes parents for their child’s bad behavior  Featured
New law punishes parents for their child’s bad behavior
Not holding your kid accountable? One town will throw you in jail.
The facts of lice 
The facts of lice
Everything you need to know about the highly contagious insects that live on scalps.
Hospitalized babies dress up for early Halloween celebration  Featured
Hospitalized babies dress up for early Halloween celebration
Cuteness alert! Check out these adorable preemies dressed up as superheroes, pumpkins and more.
6 foods that are likely to cause food poisoning  Featured
6 foods that are likely to cause food poisoning
You might want to be extra cautious in the kitchen.
5 foods to eat on your period 
5 foods to eat on your period
Alleviate cramps, headaches and inflammation by filling up on certain foods during that time of the month.
Everything you need to know about the fasting diet 
Everything you need to know about the fasting diet
Get the skinny on this weight loss technique.