Articles by "Nathan Lurz"

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Nathan Lurz

Nathan Lurz, health enews contributor, is a public affairs coordinator at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. He has nearly a decade of professional news experience as a reporter and editor, and a lifetime of experience as an enthusiastic learner. On the side, he enjoys writing even more, tabletop games, reading, running and explaining that his dog is actually the cutest dog, not yours, sorry.

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The truth about “stiff” backs  Featured
The truth about “stiff” backs
Sometimes words and phrases have different meanings to different people. So what does “stiff” really mean?
Could this routine help prevent heart disease? 
Could this routine help prevent heart disease?
Combining two common activities may drastically lower your risk.
Here’s how to talk to someone about their mental health 
Here’s how to talk to someone about their mental health
There are right and wrong ways to engage friends and loved ones about their struggles.
Could this replace typical cancer treatment? 
Could this replace typical cancer treatment?
The FDA recently approved a gene-altering therapy that could usher in a new age for a wide swath of diseases. An oncologist weighs in.
Relationship problems? Try this 
Relationship problems? Try this
Find out what may help to alleviate stress and the resulting toll it takes on your health.
Frustrated by fitness? This might be for you  Featured
Frustrated by fitness? This might be for you
Sometimes it seems there are more reasons why workout regimens don’t work than why they do.
Try these exercises on your off days  Featured
Try these exercises on your off days
Here are a few moves to recover from and prepare for the stresses of running.