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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Which fruit topped this year’s Dirty Dozen list (again)? 
Which fruit topped this year’s Dirty Dozen list (again)?
Check out the full list here – is your favorite on it?
This trend may mean less pain for women  Featured
This trend may mean less pain for women
Fashion statement or torture device?
No excuse is good enough for this cancer survivor 
No excuse is good enough for this cancer survivor
“It’s all about perspective,” one man says, after writing a list entitled, “100 Good Things About Being Diagnosed with Cancer.”
Eating these foods increases your risk of colon cancer  Featured
Eating these foods increases your risk of colon cancer
When you put food into your mouth, you probably don’t think much about the other end of the processing chain. Here’s why you should.
These hotel surfaces are covered in germs 
These hotel surfaces are covered in germs
Read this before planning your next trip.
Follow these 4 simple steps to improve your heart health 
Follow these 4 simple steps to improve your heart health
Knowing it’s important and doing something about it are very different matters.
Can this trigger a heart attack? 
Can this trigger a heart attack?
A recent study suggests a familiar illness could increase the risk by six-fold. Find out who’s most likely to be impacted.