Articles by "Lisa Parro"

Lisa Parro
Lisa Parro

Lisa Parro, health enews contributor, is manager of public affairs at Advocate Children’s Hospital. A former journalist, Lisa has been in health care public relations since 2008 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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The Advocate Nurse: Meet Margatell 
The Advocate Nurse: Meet Margatell
Drive around Chicago’s south suburbs with a registered nurse as she delivers care where her patients need it most – in their homes.
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 fitness routine.
Sugar babies: An innovative treatment is helping newborns 
Sugar babies: An innovative treatment is helping newborns
A simple yet effective method is keeping many newborns out of the neonatal intensive care unit.
Cubs’ Willson Contreras surprises boy with Down syndrome for 10th birthday 
Cubs’ Willson Contreras surprises boy with Down syndrome for 10th birthday
Watch this emotional video of a special visit at Wrigley Field and a reunion to remember.
When twins share more than just DNA 
When twins share more than just DNA
Learn about a rare but serious complication that can occur in utero.
Think swimming lessons prevent drownings? Think again 
Think swimming lessons prevent drownings? Think again
Why are adept swimmers potentially at greater risk? There’s one thing parents really need to know.
5 Independence Day fire safety tips 
5 Independence Day fire safety tips
Bonfires and fireworks can be fun if handled properly. Follow these guidelines to avoid injury.