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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These 11 public surfaces are covered in germs 
These 11 public surfaces are covered in germs
Some may surprise you.
Here’s when you should worry about your child’s headache 
Here’s when you should worry about your child’s headache
Know the red flags if your youngster complains of head pain.
You probably do this while driving and don’t even realize it  Featured
You probably do this while driving and don’t even realize it
Text? You’d never. Apply makeup? Not a chance. Find out what research shows you’re doing behind the wheel.
Want beautiful skin? Try these 4 foods  Featured
Want beautiful skin? Try these 4 foods
Americans spend million on lotions, creams and scrubs to get gorgeous skin. There may be a less expensive way to achieve the results you want.
Try starting your day with these 4 breakfast foods  Featured
Try starting your day with these 4 breakfast foods
You know what you shouldn’t eat, but what should you have for a morning meal?
Here’s an easy way to get more done at the gym 
Here’s an easy way to get more done at the gym
Consider trying this counterintuitive suggestion next time you’re exercising.
Dining out? Follow these realistic tips  Featured
Dining out? Follow these realistic tips
A dietitian says there are two foods she never orders at restaurants. What are they? Plus, which chain serves a 1,500-calorie salad?