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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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How many push-ups can you do? 
How many push-ups can you do?
Your number may mean more to your health than you’d expect.
Here’s why your mom calls you by the wrong name 
Here’s why your mom calls you by the wrong name
If people you care about mix up your name, how close can you truly be?
Whose brains are younger – men’s or women’s? 
Whose brains are younger – men’s or women’s?
The findings may surprise you.
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?
This painful condition is on the rise among women 
This painful condition is on the rise among women
It’s sometimes been described as more agonizing than giving birth.
Tired? Try this instead of drinking caffeine 
Tired? Try this instead of drinking caffeine
The next time you reach for a cup of coffee or a can of soda, consider this surprisingly effective alternative.
This study may change your restroom habits 
This study may change your restroom habits
There may be an easy fix to an all-too-common problem. Hint: It isn’t prunes.