Articles by "Lisa Parro"

Lisa Parro
Lisa Parro
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Lisa Parro, health enews contributor, is manager of public affairs at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. A former journalist, Lisa has been in health care public relations for six years and has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. She and her family live in Chicago’s western suburbs.

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5 tips to be a better patient  Featured
5 tips to be a better patient
It’s not just the doctor’s bedside manner that matters. Follow these guidelines to get the most out of your visit.
Can your phone tell you’re expecting? 
Can your phone tell you’re expecting?
From predicting the weather to checking emails, people rely on phones for a lot. But an app that tells you if you’re pregnant?
Infographic: 5 easy tips to limit your salt intake 
Infographic: 5 easy tips to limit your salt intake
Did you know a whopping 90 percent of Americans exceed daily recommendations for sodium?
Infographic: 4 tips to minimize blushing  Featured
Infographic: 4 tips to minimize blushing
Why do you blush? A psychiatrist explains the science behind the natural response and offers advice to avoid turning pink.
Diagnosed with congestive heart failure at 33 
Diagnosed with congestive heart failure at 33
This disease affects 5 million Americans. Learn the signs and symptoms.
Can your phone tell you’re expecting? 
Can your phone tell you’re expecting?
Learn more about a new Bluetooth-enabled pregnancy test that has hit the market.
Q & A: Tips to jumpstart your workout 
Q & A: Tips to jumpstart your workout
A personal trainer shares the best ways to get back into a routine.