Articles by "Lisa Parro"

Lisa Parro
Lisa Parro

Lisa Parro, health enews contributor, is director of public affairs at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and Advocate BroMenn Medical Center. 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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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.
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.
These types of injuries are on the rise among children 
These types of injuries are on the rise among children
Learn how year-round competitive sports and early specialization impact growing bones and joints.
How to talk to your kids about the Manchester bombing 
How to talk to your kids about the Manchester bombing
Here’s what to do when tragic news breaks.
Do fat babies become fat kids?  Featured
Do fat babies become fat kids?
An increase in super-sized newborns in developed countries is causing alarm.