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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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New recommendations after last year’s deadly flu season 
New recommendations after last year’s deadly flu season
About 80 percent of children who died from the flu last season were not vaccinated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.
Puppies: the key to a happy relationship? 
Puppies: the key to a happy relationship?
Research reveals a surprisingly easy way to increase your marital satisfaction.
Demi Lovato’s hospitalization puts spotlight on a medication that reverses drug overdoses  Featured
Demi Lovato’s hospitalization puts spotlight on a medication that reverses drug overdoses
News broke yesterday that the singer was hospitalized after an alleged heroin overdose.
How does a mom’s lifestyle affect her child?  Featured
How does a mom’s lifestyle affect her child?
Mothers with certain bad habits may increase the risk to their kids. Does “Do as I say, not as I do” really work?
Tiny babies celebrate July 4 in red, white and blue 
Tiny babies celebrate July 4 in red, white and blue
Nurses help parents dress up newborns for an Independence Day photo shoot.
Here’s how to raise smoke-free kids 
Here’s how to raise smoke-free kids
Most smokers pick up the deadly habit in their teenage years.