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Cassie Richardson
Cassie Richardson

Cassie Richardson, health enews contributor, is manager of public affairs and marketing at Advocate Trinity Hospital in Chicago. She has more than 10 years of experience in health care communications, marketing, media and public relations. Cassie is a fan of musical theatre and movies. When she’s not spreading the word about health and wellness advancements, she enjoys writing fiction.

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What is ‘airplane ear?’  Featured
What is ‘airplane ear?’
And how can you ease the discomfort while traveling?
Be careful behind the wheel if you’re taking these medications 
Be careful behind the wheel if you’re taking these medications
“People tend to underestimate the risks of over-the-counter medications because they are so accessible,” an expert says.
Can opioid addiction be cured? 
Can opioid addiction be cured?
ER doctors have a new weapon for fighting the opioid crisis.
Does a seafood-based diet make sense for you?  Featured
Does a seafood-based diet make sense for you?
An expert has some specific recommendations.
Fighting opioid addiction in the emergency room 
Fighting opioid addiction in the emergency room
Opioid overdoses kill thousands of people in Illinois and Wisconsin.
Can your shoe choice lead to varicose veins? 
Can your shoe choice lead to varicose veins?
Are you satisfying your desire for stilettos, platforms and wedges at the expense of healthy legs?
What can you do to stop the number of deaths from this cancer? 
What can you do to stop the number of deaths from this cancer?
Find out why one expert says there are no excuses.