Articles by "Cassie Richardson"

Cassie Richardson
Cassie Richardson

Cassie Richardson, health enews contributor, is regional coordinator on Advocate Aurora Health's Public Affairs team. She has more than 10 years of experience in health care communications, marketing, media and public relations. Cassie is a fan of musical theater and movies. When she’s not spreading the word about health and wellness advancements, she enjoys writing fiction.

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These 4 signs may help you spot a heart attack 
These 4 signs may help you spot a heart attack
Do you know them?
Can your back pain be treated at home? 
Can your back pain be treated at home?
Before you go head over heels for this at-home remedy, see if it’s right for you.
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.