The Advocate Nurse

Help teens make smart decisions this prom season 
Help teens make smart decisions this prom season
Learn tips to keep your teen safe and informed during this high pressure time.
Hospital COO starts no-kill shelter, saves 250+ cats 
Hospital COO starts no-kill shelter, saves 250+ cats
Advocate Lutheran General’s Barb Weber adopts hospital quality standards for the animal rescue she founded.
Should you be worried about the latest infection outbreak? 
Should you be worried about the latest infection outbreak?
Here’s what you need to know about Elizabethkingia, the bacterial infection that has been linked to deaths in Illinois and neighboring states.
10 embarrassing questions pregnant women should ask  Featured
10 embarrassing questions pregnant women should ask
No matter how offbeat or shocking, health care experts say that moms-to-be should go ahead and inquire.
Diabetes quadruples in three decades 
Diabetes quadruples in three decades
The World Health Organization suggests a coordinated approach is necessary to tackle the disease.
Infographic: 5 tips to prevent mindless eating 
Infographic: 5 tips to prevent mindless eating
Are you really hungry? Check yourself before you wreck your diet.
Having a premature baby in the NICU 
Having a premature baby in the NICU
Nothing could prepare me for the roller coaster of emotions.