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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Smoking deaths higher than previously thought 
Smoking deaths higher than previously thought
This bad habit is killing people in unexpected ways.
What you need to know about high blood pressure 
What you need to know about high blood pressure
Uncontrolled hypertension can lead to serious health conditions.
For new moms, pain after sex is common 
For new moms, pain after sex is common
A new study finds that women who have had a baby experience discomfort after intercourse.
Cardinal George’s decision brings attention to hospice care 
Cardinal George’s decision brings attention to hospice care
The retired Cardinal recently announced he’s focusing on the quality of his end-of-life care.
Family memories can speed recovery for coma patients 
Family memories can speed recovery for coma patients
Hearing loved ones tell stories about familiar events can help these patients recover faster.
Music may ease kids’ post-surgery pain 
Music may ease kids’ post-surgery pain
Children who listened to music or audiobooks reported less pain than those who did not.
New screening guidelines for cervical cancer 
New screening guidelines for cervical cancer
A new report suggests the HPV test should be the first test for women beginning at age 25.