Articles by "Kathleen Troher"

Kathleen Troher
Kathleen Troher

Kathleen Troher, health enews contributor, is public affairs and marketing manager at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Ill. 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. They share their home with their dog, a sweet Samoyed named Maggie.

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Is the secret to your weight loss plan eating more? 
Is the secret to your weight loss plan eating more?
Trying to lose weight? You may be surprised to learn you’re not eating enough. An expert explains and offers suggestions for what to snack on.
How often should you wash your bath towels? 
How often should you wash your bath towels?
For those who think once a week will suffice, an expert says beware. Towels are a breeding ground for certain germs.
Why do I have to pee so much at night? 
Why do I have to pee so much at night?
No one likes getting up at night to use the bathroom. But at what point does a mere annoyance become cause for alarm?
Want to save $2500 a year? Try this healthy habit 
Want to save $2500 a year? Try this healthy habit
One study finds that if you want to save money, you should start this routine.
7 foods that actually make you more hungry 
7 foods that actually make you more hungry
These foods might look good, but eating them can stir your appetite. Find out which foods are satiation saboteurs.
Janet Reno’s death draws attention to Parkinson’s disease  Featured
Janet Reno’s death draws attention to Parkinson’s disease
It affects about 1 million Americans, more than multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined.
Alarming increase in number of children poisoned by opioids 
Alarming increase in number of children poisoned by opioids
“If we would stop prescribing opioids as if they were just Tylenol we wouldn’t have as many children dying,” an expert says.