Articles by "Marrison Worthington"

Marrison Worthington
Marrison Worthington

Marrison Worthington, health enews contributor, is a public affairs and marketing coordinator at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Advocate Children’s Hospital – Park Ridge, Illinois. She is a graduate of Illinois State University and has several years of global corporate communications experience under her belt. Marrison loves spending her free time traveling, reading organizational development blogs, trying new cooking recipes, and playing with her golden retriever, Ari.

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Ask a doc: Am I lactose intolerant, or is it an allergy?  Featured
Ask a doc: Am I lactose intolerant, or is it an allergy?
An estimated 30 to 50 million Americans have lactose intolerance. Do you know what symptoms to look for?
Infographic: 4 signs you might have diabetes 
Infographic: 4 signs you might have diabetes
Diabetes can show up when you least expect it. Are you paying attention to the symptoms?
What you need to know about ‘smiling depression’ 
What you need to know about ‘smiling depression’
A psychologist shares warning signs for the commonly overlooked form of depression and offers coping tips for sufferers.
Life is about choices 
Life is about choices
A neonatal nurse describes her bone marrow transplant journey and how she made some of the toughest health care decisions of her life.
‘Tis the season of croup 
‘Tis the season of croup
With hundreds of cases presenting at local emergency rooms, here are five tips for combating the infection at home.
U.S. life expectancy drops for first time in 22 years 
U.S. life expectancy drops for first time in 22 years
But by how much? While experts say the decrease is unusual, there’s a silver lining.
How to stick to your diet at Starbucks 
How to stick to your diet at Starbucks
Your daily dose of caffeine doesn’t have to sabotage your weight loss plan. An expert offers advice to stay on track.