Articles by "Kathleen Troher"

Kathleen Troher
Kathleen Troher

Kathleen Troher, health enews contributor, is manager of public affairs and marketing at Advocate Good Sheperd Hospital in Barrington. She has more than 20 years of journalism experience, with her primary focus in the newspaper and magazine industry. Kathleen graduated from Columbia College in Chicago, earning her degree in journalism with an emphasis on science writing and broadcasting. She loves to travel with her husband, Ross. They share their home with a sweet Samoyed named Maggie.

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Cleaning this dirty kitchen item could make it more dangerous 
Cleaning this dirty kitchen item could make it more dangerous
This frequently used tool may be germier than you think.
The hairy side of prenatal vitamins 
The hairy side of prenatal vitamins
Taking prenatal vitamins for any reason other than pregnancy can give birth to problems.
The face of cancer 
The face of cancer
Learn how one survivor uses art to unmask the enemy.
World Series win gives birth to new Cubs Fans 
World Series win gives birth to new Cubs Fans
Nine months after the Cubs won the World Series, something interesting is happening at Chicago area hospitals. Can you guess what it is?
Which types of preventable deaths plateau in the summer?  Featured
Which types of preventable deaths plateau in the summer?
What can you do to avoid becoming another statistic?
Could eating this popular food shorten your life? 
Could eating this popular food shorten your life?
Would you give up a favorite food knowing it’s bad for you? A recent study might force you to ask yourself that question.
Is warm weather sabotaging your exercise routine? 
Is warm weather sabotaging your exercise routine?
Here’s why you shouldn’t ditch the gym this summer.