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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Featured Recipe: Grilled zucchini caprese towers 
Featured Recipe: Grilled zucchini caprese towers
A fun spin on the traditional caprese salad.
Featured Recipe: Summer beet salad 
Featured Recipe: Summer beet salad
Looking to keep the season going? Make this colorful creation today!
One breast cancer patient’s difficult promise to her kids 
One breast cancer patient’s difficult promise to her kids
Last August, Sharry Herritt Spencley noticed a swelling on her right breast when she was taking a shower.
Paying it forward 
Paying it forward
Disturbed by the financial troubles of fellow oncology patients, one woman created a fund to shorten the gap.
How research saved this physician’s son 
How research saved this physician’s son
A pediatric hospitalist shares the story of her son born at just 30 weeks.
Pickle juice, lotion and ice: How a 17-year old girl faced cancer head on 
Pickle juice, lotion and ice: How a 17-year old girl faced cancer head on
Nurses and physicians rally with family to offer support and healing for a University of Iowa athlete.
Carrie Underwood’s injury brings plastic surgery questions into spotlight  Featured
Carrie Underwood’s injury brings plastic surgery questions into spotlight
An expert explains when injuries from common accidents like falls, car accidents and dog bites need extra attention.