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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Why irregular periods should not be ignored at any age 
Why irregular periods should not be ignored at any age
One of the most common causes is a hormone imbalance which can lead to many additional health issues.
The cause of your headaches may surprise you 
The cause of your headaches may surprise you
When your head starts to hurt, could it be caused by something self-inflicted?
Is cervical cancer preventable? 
Is cervical cancer preventable?
Getting regular tests can detect pre-cancerous changes, which can lead to medical intervention before full-blown cancer develops.
6 myths women hear about getting fit  Featured
6 myths women hear about getting fit
Getting a toned physique is not just about hours of cardio and limiting calories. Don’t let fallacies keep you from your goals.
Medical old wives’ tales that harm, not help 
Medical old wives’ tales that harm, not help
Cold? Fever? Nosebleed? Cut? Sprained ankle? These tips on how best to respond will help you separate fact from fiction.
Not knowing this can make you fat 
Not knowing this can make you fat
How the supersized food industry is skewing your idea of a serving size and what you can do about it. Plus, average calories in popular foods – then vs. now.
Want to live longer? Leave the house  Featured
Want to live longer? Leave the house
According to new research, regularly getting out of the house may increase the lifespan of older adults.