Articles by "Jennifer Benson"

Jennifer Benson
Jennifer Benson

Jennifer Benson, health enews contributor, is coordinator of public affairs for Advocate Aurora Health’s Provider, APC, and Nursing Communications team. She has 10+ years of community development and communication experience for non-profits in the Fox Valley area in Illinois. Outside of work you can find her planning the next adventure near water or rocks, re-organizing spaces, entertaining a needy cat, defaulting to curry or taco dinners, making healthy happen in all aspects of life, and growing green things wherever she can find room.

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5 reasons your breath smells 
5 reasons your breath smells
You may just need to grab a mint. Or your chronic bad breath could signal something more serious.
Is salad always healthy? 
Is salad always healthy?
Many not-so-healthy options are typically available. Here’s what to choose.
How to deal with this common fear 
How to deal with this common fear
Facts, tips and an expert nurse can warm you up to the process.
A two-mile walk that was two years in the making 
A two-mile walk that was two years in the making
After a serious accident, he hopes to walk again this year.
Does rain increase joint pain? 
Does rain increase joint pain?
“The spring and summer season brings about the most joint pain for my patients.”
7 morning routines that won’t wear you out 
7 morning routines that won’t wear you out
A poor night’s sleep can make you tired. But how you wake up may be the real culprit.
Besides your doctor, you will want this person caring for you in the hospital 
Besides your doctor, you will want this person caring for you in the hospital
But how do you find the best ones?