Articles by "Lisa Parro"

Lisa Parro
Lisa Parro
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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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‘Sesame Street’ introduces its first Muppet with autism 
‘Sesame Street’ introduces its first Muppet with autism
Your favorite long-running PBS show introduces a topic you might not know much about.
Don’t use your kids as messengers 
Don’t use your kids as messengers
A child psychiatrist offers strategies for parents to raise their kids successfully even after a divorce.
Chicago Cub gives pediatric patient the shirt off his back 
Chicago Cub gives pediatric patient the shirt off his back
Fresh off another victory, Kyle Schwarber signed autographs and posed for photos with a 7-year-old fan on Tuesday.
Kissing a beard may be like kissing a toilet 
Kissing a beard may be like kissing a toilet
Fecal matter may hide in facial hair, according to a recent laboratory analysis.
Double-dipping: A recipe for disaster?  Featured
Double-dipping: A recipe for disaster?
How easy is it for bacteria to transfer from someone’s mouth to the communal bowl?
Chicago Bulls players and Benny the Bull brighten young spirits 
Chicago Bulls players and Benny the Bull brighten young spirits
The patients at Advocate Children’s Hospital got a big surprise with a visit from members of their favorite basketball team.
Why kids should be stretching 
Why kids should be stretching
Some active kids never slow down. An orthopedic surgeon weighs in on whether children should take the time to stretch to avoid injuries.