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Colette Harris
Colette Harris

Colette A. Harris, health enews contributor, is the public affairs and marketing coordinator at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Il. She holds a Master of Science degree in journalism from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and has nearly a decade of experience writing about health and wellness, which are her passions. When she’s not writing, you can find her practicing yoga, cooking, reading, or traveling.

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What is an ICU diary? 
What is an ICU diary?
The intensive care unit can be an overwhelming place for patients, family, friends and visitors alike.
An unexpected diagnosis 
An unexpected diagnosis
A two-time cancer survivor never imagined he would be told this.
This minimally invasive screening may be the right option for you 
This minimally invasive screening may be the right option for you
When you hit a certain age, the inevitable happens.
The new normal for new moms? 
The new normal for new moms?
“You don’t have to go through life with pee coming out every time you sneeze,” says Amanda Jensen.
Do you really know what a midwife does? 
Do you really know what a midwife does?
Your conception of their role is probably incomplete.
Rates of Alzheimer’s disease are climbing. Are you at risk?  Featured
Rates of Alzheimer’s disease are climbing. Are you at risk?
One team of researchers is predicting that by 2060, 90.3 million people will be affected by Alzheimer’s. What’s causing the rise?
Can these 3 simple lifestyle changes reduce your cancer risk? 
Can these 3 simple lifestyle changes reduce your cancer risk?
Here’s what you need to know.