Articles by "Kate Eller"

Kate Eller
Kate Eller

Kate Eller, health enews contributor, is director of public affairs for Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. She came to Chicago and Advocate in 2014 after living in Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas and Texas. She enjoys road trips, exploring little towns, minimalism, hiking and urban hiking around Chicago.

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Blood pressure linked to spouse’s stress level 
Blood pressure linked to spouse’s stress level
Husbands are more negatively affected by a wife’s chronic stress.
Folic acid may help to prevent stroke 
Folic acid may help to prevent stroke
The nutrient women take to help prevent birth defects may also lower stroke risk.
3 signs it’s time to see a doctor for carpal tunnel syndrome  Featured
3 signs it’s time to see a doctor for carpal tunnel syndrome
An orthopedic surgeon explains symptoms and how to treat this painful condition.
How pedometers are helping heart failure patients 
How pedometers are helping heart failure patients
This device can monitor the condition to help prevent declining heart health, a recent study finds.
The 10 dirtiest items in your home 
The 10 dirtiest items in your home
Objects in your home may not be as clean as they appear. Here’s what you should know.
How calories and exercise affect weight loss 
How calories and exercise affect weight loss
A report says that a poor diet does not contribute to obesity, but some experts disagree.
Could your humor indicate your risk for dementia? 
Could your humor indicate your risk for dementia?
An inappropriate sense of humor might be an early indicator of a rare form of this condition.