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Faith Washington
Faith Washington

Faith Washington, health enews contributor, is a public affairs and marketing intern at Advocate Health Care. She is a senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign majoring in communication while minoring in public relations and psychology. She is president of her school’s PRSSA chapter and student committee Head of Communication for the annual Roger Ebert film festival in Urbana. Outside of work, she enjoys reading nonfiction books or research articles and winning trivia games against friends.

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Cutting back on your drinking could help you with this  Featured
Cutting back on your drinking could help you with this
Researchers looked at results from 41,000 moderate drinkers and non-drinkers.
How a bad diet could affect sperm count 
How a bad diet could affect sperm count
A diet low in fruits and vegetables may not just be affecting your waistline.
Can this put pregnancies at risk? 
Can this put pregnancies at risk?
For a lot of women, this is something that can’t be avoided.
Awareness might be up, but people still need help 
Awareness might be up, but people still need help
Here’s what a psychiatrist has to say.
These women aren’t getting enough key nutrients 
These women aren’t getting enough key nutrients
“Most nutrients would be covered by food alone if we ate according to these recommendations.”
Thursday is national HIV testing day. Have you been tested? 
Thursday is national HIV testing day. Have you been tested?
Symptoms may not develop for years after contracting the virus.
What’s the difference between these two types of cancer?  Featured
What’s the difference between these two types of cancer?
The risks and treatments differ, so here’s what you need to know.