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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How contaminated is that swimming pool? 
How contaminated is that swimming pool?
Stay safe by avoiding fecal matter and urine during your next swim.
Student doctors test their skills in rural Africa  Featured
Student doctors test their skills in rural Africa
A new program offers pediatric residents the chance to practice medicine in some of the most demanding situations.
Too much sitting might make you anxious 
Too much sitting might make you anxious
Curling up on couch could make your worries worse. Try these tips instead.
Can pregnancy reduce migraines? 
Can pregnancy reduce migraines?
These painful headaches sometimes improve but they can also get worse when you’re expecting. Learn more.
Don’t be a victim of ‘decision fatigue’  Featured
Don’t be a victim of ‘decision fatigue’
Here are 8 tips to overcome the drain of constantly having to make up your mind.
Shaming can lead to negative body image struggles 
Shaming can lead to negative body image struggles
Feeling judged for your looks can cause a host of problems, experts say.
Two simple blood tests can diagnose IBS 
Two simple blood tests can diagnose IBS
Years of invasive testing and doctor’s visits are no longer needed to detect this condition.