Articles by "Julie Nakis"

Julie Nakis
Julie Nakis

Julie Nakis, health enews contributor, is manager of public affairs at Advocate Children's Hospital. She earned her BA in communications from the University of Iowa – Go Hawkeyes! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, exploring the city and cheering on the Chicago Cubs and Blackhawks.

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Experts fear that COVID-19 could lead to an influx of advanced cancer cases 
Experts fear that COVID-19 could lead to an influx of advanced cancer cases
The CDC reports the pandemic caused a huge drop in cancer screenings and the consequences could be deadly.
COVID-19 pandemic causes surge in poison exposures  Featured
COVID-19 pandemic causes surge in poison exposures
It is not safe to ingest cleaning products.
Know these 5 diabetes warning signs 
Know these 5 diabetes warning signs
Nick Jonas recently opened up about his diagnosis. Find out what he said.
Health care hero: A Godsend in the NICU 
Health care hero: A Godsend in the NICU
The NICU nurse who goes above and beyond for every family
How to be prepared without unnecessary hoarding 
How to be prepared without unnecessary hoarding
Get ready, but don’t panic.
Meet the cafeteria worker who delivered a truckload of toys to hospitalized kids   
Meet the cafeteria worker who delivered a truckload of toys to hospitalized kids  
This is the 11th year that she has brightened the lives of sick children.
Preemies dress up to celebrate their first Halloween 
Preemies dress up to celebrate their first Halloween
Check out these adorable premature infants in Halloween costumes.