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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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Want to know when and how many kids you’ll have?  Featured
Want to know when and how many kids you’ll have?
With more women having kids later, scientists set out to determine what influences their reproductive decisions.
Do you need your gallbladder removed? 
Do you need your gallbladder removed?
After suffering a painful attack, should you be heading under the knife?
Every three seconds, a person is diagnosed with this  Featured
Every three seconds, a person is diagnosed with this
The speed at which you walk may indicate your risk. Learn why.
Feeling even a bit frustrated? It may be killing you 
Feeling even a bit frustrated? It may be killing you
Burn your tongue on coffee this morning? Get caught behind a slow driver on your commute to work?
Does eating ice cream for breakfast make you smarter? 
Does eating ice cream for breakfast make you smarter?
Find out if you should be indulging in a sweet, frozen treat in the morning.
Do you suffer from ‘vacation constipation’?  Featured
Do you suffer from ‘vacation constipation’?
Poop problems while you’re lounging at the pool? Here’s why, and what to do about it.
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.