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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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.
Chicago ranked No. 2 worst city for mosquitoes 
Chicago ranked No. 2 worst city for mosquitoes
Learn more about these little buggers and how to protect yourself.
How clutter messes with your health  Featured
How clutter messes with your health
Messiness can affect your psychological state and your safety, experts say.
Is it safe to let your baby sleep in the car seat? 
Is it safe to let your baby sleep in the car seat?
A new study encourages parents to move young kids to a crib or bassinet when they are sleeping.
Are some popular nutrition bars not so good for you? 
Are some popular nutrition bars not so good for you?
The FDA says KIND bars are unhealthy. Our expert weighs in.
Overweight as a child may mean overweight for life 
Overweight as a child may mean overweight for life
Addressing obesity at an early age is the key, experts say.