Articles by "Jennifer Benson"

Jennifer Benson
Jennifer Benson

Jennifer Benson, health enews contributor, is manager of public affairs and marketing at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. She has 10+ years of community development and communication experience for non-profits in the Elgin area and has a BA in Architecture from Judson University. Outside of work you can find her planning the next adventure near water or rocks, re-organizing spaces, entertaining two needy cats, defaulting to curry or taco dinners, and growing green things wherever she can find room.

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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.
How a stage four cancer patient inspires hope 
How a stage four cancer patient inspires hope
After three surgeries and years fighting the disease, Sara Klaus shares a few of her favorite things.
10 uncommon tips to avoid winter weight gain  Featured
10 uncommon tips to avoid winter weight gain
Prevent post-holiday pounds with these proven methods.
Here’s how to lose that “mummy tummy” 
Here’s how to lose that “mummy tummy”
This exercise can help mothers who have recently delivered their baby lose two inches in three weeks.
Attacking an unusual cancer – the second time around 
Attacking an unusual cancer – the second time around
Find out how this U.S. Air Force vet confronted a rare cancer stemming from his nasal septum.
This cancer is on the rise, and women are at risk 
This cancer is on the rise, and women are at risk
Here are the signs you should look out for.
Why American moms struggle to breastfeed 
Why American moms struggle to breastfeed
Compared to mothers around the world, U.S. moms have it harder to breastfeed. But why?