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Holly Brenza
Holly Brenza

Holly Brenza, health enews contributor, is the public affairs coordinator at Advocate Children's Hospital. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago. In her free time, Holly enjoys reading, watching the White Sox and Blackhawks, playing with her dog, Bear and running her cats' Instagram account, @strangefurthings.

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This simple tip can help reduce needle-related anxiety 
This simple tip can help reduce needle-related anxiety
Learn how comfort holds make vaccinations less stressful.
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.
Emergency room or immediate care? Here’s what you need to know 
Emergency room or immediate care? Here’s what you need to know
What level of care does your child need?
5 tips to manage a fear of needles 
5 tips to manage a fear of needles
What can you do?
Is the pandemic harming your child’s mental health? 
Is the pandemic harming your child’s mental health?
This hasn’t been easy on anyone.
5 tips to make the perfect avocado toast 
5 tips to make the perfect avocado toast
When’s an avocado ripe? What toppings should you try?
Tired? Try this instead of caffeine  Featured
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.