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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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Does using this fashion accessory signal a risk for heart disease? 
Does using this fashion accessory signal a risk for heart disease?
If you’re intrigued by this stylish statement piece, there may be cause for concern.
The surprising – and dangerous – new status symbol 
The surprising – and dangerous – new status symbol
This “source of social capital” could cause a variety of health issues, including hair loss, upset stomach, stroke and heart attack.
This everyday item is loaded with germs 
This everyday item is loaded with germs
Something you use on a daily basis is harboring a large amount of disease-causing bacteria.
Can job status increase your risk of death? 
Can job status increase your risk of death?
Employment, or lack thereof, may be posing great danger to your health.
How fear may be increasing your cancer risk 
How fear may be increasing your cancer risk
Many middle-aged men and women avoid a life-saving procedure. These tips from a physician may calm your nerves.
Become a morning person in 30 minutes?  Featured
Become a morning person in 30 minutes?
Consider trying these tricks to feel totally refreshed in half an hour.
5 life hacks heart doctors use to stay healthy every day 
5 life hacks heart doctors use to stay healthy every day
Concerned about your heart health? An expert shares five simple habits you can adopt that require minimal effort.