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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Can social media help you lose weight? 
Can social media help you lose weight?
A new report found that people can find weight loss support in social media circles.
Are breastfeeding moms getting the support they need? 
Are breastfeeding moms getting the support they need?
A recent study found that breastfeeding mothers need more support from their clinicians.
Sleeping pill abuse on the rise 
Sleeping pill abuse on the rise
A new report finds the number of hospital visits related to sleep medications is spiking.
3 songs that can boost your confidence 
3 songs that can boost your confidence
Researchers reveal what type of music can make you feel more powerful.
Virtual visits reduce stress in hospitalized kids 
Virtual visits reduce stress in hospitalized kids
New research finds that children who are virtually connected while in the hospital are less anxious.
New approach to detecting transplant rejection 
New approach to detecting transplant rejection
A recent report identifies a new method to monitoring kidney transplant patients.
Putting sleep apnea and heart problems to bed 
Putting sleep apnea and heart problems to bed
The common sleep disorder treatment cures more than just a sleepless night, says a new study.