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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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.
Infographic: 7 summer water safety tips  Featured
Infographic: 7 summer water safety tips
Learn how to avoid injuries in the pool and on the beach.
Featured Video: NICU babies celebrate the Fourth of July 
Featured Video: NICU babies celebrate the Fourth of July
Nurses help parents dress up newborns in red, white and blue for an Independence Day photo shoot.
One-third of teen girls have experienced this 
One-third of teen girls have experienced this
New research sheds light on an issue that should concern families and communities.