Articles by "Katie Helander"

Katie Helander
Katie Helander

Katie Helander, health enews contributor, is a public affairs and marketing intern for Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Ill. She is currently pursuing her BA in public relations and minors in international communication and Spanish at Illinois State University, where she also serves as the Chapter President of the Public Relations Student Society of America. In her free time, Katie enjoys theatre, traveling, working out, and learning new things. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in international relations or with a major public relations agency.

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5 STD myths busted  Featured
5 STD myths busted
Chlamydia, herpes, crabs — with as many STD myths out there as types of infections, are you as in-the-know as you think?
Colonoscopy or home test: which is right for you?  Featured
Colonoscopy or home test: which is right for you?
At-home colonoscopy alternatives are gaining popularity, but are they as convenient as they seem?
5 tips to keep weight off on summer vacation 
5 tips to keep weight off on summer vacation
Don’t work hard to shed pounds before your dream vacation, only to gain them back at the beach.
Misuse of this prescription is on the rise among young adults 
Misuse of this prescription is on the rise among young adults
Recent studies suggest the stimulant is being consumed at alarming rates in order to focus on work.
Have these critters found their way into your home? 
Have these critters found their way into your home?
Here’s what you can do to keep your home safe and how to handle the pests if it’s too late.