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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5 foods to eat on your period 
5 foods to eat on your period
Alleviate cramps, headaches and inflammation by filling up on certain foods during that time of the month.
Tips for coping with grief this holiday season  Featured
Tips for coping with grief this holiday season
This time of year can be difficult after experiencing loss.
Who is most likely to be diagnosed with ADHD? 
Who is most likely to be diagnosed with ADHD?
Read how a child’s birth month may play a role.
13-year-old in remission from cancer gets surprise day with Chicago Bears 
13-year-old in remission from cancer gets surprise day with Chicago Bears
A “Dream Come True” day for one very deserving family.
Chicago Cubs Anthony Rizzo teams up with 7 year old for a day to remember 
Chicago Cubs Anthony Rizzo teams up with 7 year old for a day to remember
The local pediatric cancer patient started the holiday season off right with an unforgettable experience.
1 in 5 college students contemplate suicide due to stress 
1 in 5 college students contemplate suicide due to stress
Mental health is a major concern on college campuses.
Carving pumpkins this weekend? Read this first  Featured
Carving pumpkins this weekend? Read this first
Here’s how the popular tradition can quickly turn sour.