Articles by "Mickey Ramirez"

Mickey Ramirez
Mickey Ramirez

Mickey Ramirez, health enews contributor, is the director of Advocate Health Care's media center. He claims to not be a writer…but occasionally he learns information that is just too important to keep to himself. He enjoys kimchi, honesty and a room with a view. When he grows up, he wants to be Anthony Bourdain.

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These foods may be the key to helping you stay strong as you age 
These foods may be the key to helping you stay strong as you age
Muscle atrophy is a major concern as we get older. But research shows what you eat may help prevent certain declines.
8-year-old responds to grandpa’s stroke  Featured
8-year-old responds to grandpa’s stroke
In the U.S., someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Read the story of one family who experienced the scare firsthand.
Anaphylactic shock: Do you know what to do?  Featured
Anaphylactic shock: Do you know what to do?
Extreme allergic reactions can have potentially devastating outcomes. One physician is preaching preparation.
Are we on the brink of a physician shortage of epic proportions? 
Are we on the brink of a physician shortage of epic proportions?
By 2025, the U.S. will need nearly 100,000 more doctors to provide care to a growing aging population.
Eating certain foods may prevent muscle loss in aging 
Eating certain foods may prevent muscle loss in aging
Green tomatoes and apples are just a few of the foods that can help the elderly stay strong.
4 tips to get your kids moving 
4 tips to get your kids moving
Check out these strategies for encouraging children to get the physical activity they need.
Could genes be the key to identifying breast cancer? 
Could genes be the key to identifying breast cancer?
Researchers are working to identify DNA that may one day help provide enhanced screening and earlier detection.