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Brigid Sweeney

Brigid Sweeney, health enews contributor, is a media relations manager for Advocate Aurora Health. Previously, she reported for Crain's Chicago Business.

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What are the side effects of this year’s flu shot?  Featured
What are the side effects of this year’s flu shot?
Questions about flu shot side effects? An expert weighs in.
Full FDA approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is here 
Full FDA approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is here
The vaccines are extremely effective and safe, experts say.
Half of the people who have this dangerous disease don’t know it 
Half of the people who have this dangerous disease don’t know it
Are you a Baby Boomer? Read this.
This is why you should lift weights as you get older  Featured
This is why you should lift weights as you get older
A recent study demonstrates another benefit of strength training.
Will a new drug offer hope for Alzheimer’s patients? 
Will a new drug offer hope for Alzheimer’s patients?
News that a drugmaker will seek FDA approval for an Alzheimer’s drug could mark a step forward in the fight against a devastating disease.