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Holly Brenza
Holly Brenza

Holly Brenza, health enews contributor, is a public affairs coordinator at Advocate Health Care in Downers Grove. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago. In her free time, Holly enjoys reading, watching the White Sox and Blackhawks and playing with her dog, Bear and cats, Demi and Elle.

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Whose brains are younger – men’s or women’s? 
Whose brains are younger – men’s or women’s?
The findings may surprise you.
The surprising reason menopause may come sooner than you think 
The surprising reason menopause may come sooner than you think
Find out why certain women may be 30 percent more likely to undergo menopause before 45.
5 tips to make the perfect avocado toast  Featured
5 tips to make the perfect avocado toast
When’s an avocado ripe? What toppings should you try?
Tired? Try this instead of caffeine 
Tired? Try this instead of caffeine
The next time you reach for a cup of coffee or a can of soda, consider this surprisingly effective alternative.
Do we really need two kidneys? 
Do we really need two kidneys?
Have you ever wondered why you have two kidneys when people can survive with only one? An expert weighs in.
Are these traits the keys to living longer? 
Are these traits the keys to living longer?
A doctor says this way to be happier and healthier simply makes sense.
Want to fall asleep faster? Try this 
Want to fall asleep faster? Try this
If you’re one of the many people who struggle to fall asleep at night, consider this method.