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Tonya Lucchetti-Hudson
Tonya Lucchetti-Hudson

Tonya Lucchetti-Hudson, health enews contributor, is public affairs and marketing director at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Ill.

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Ask a Doc: What should I know about pancreatic cancer? 
Ask a Doc: What should I know about pancreatic cancer?
Today is World Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day. 71 percent of patients diagnosed die within the first year. Here’s what you need to know.
The ABCs of diabetes and heart disease 
The ABCs of diabetes and heart disease
Follow these tips to help control your risk.
More water a day may keep the pounds away 
More water a day may keep the pounds away
Find out how drinking more water can reduce your daily caloric intake.
Should everyone over 40 be on cholesterol meds? 
Should everyone over 40 be on cholesterol meds?
Find out if you should be screened for the use of statins.
Infographic: 4 signs you’re not getting enough potassium 
Infographic: 4 signs you’re not getting enough potassium
Tired? Constipated? A family medicine physician explains some of the subtle symptoms.
Infographic: Your house might be making you fat 
Infographic: Your house might be making you fat
Did you know adjusting your thermostat could spur your metabolism? That and other tips to lose weight.
Don’t fear the EpiPen (even if it’s someone else’s child)  Featured
Don’t fear the EpiPen (even if it’s someone else’s child)
Which kid here has food allergies? What you need to know if you find yourself responsible for a child with an EpiPen.