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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Bald and beautiful for kids  Featured
Bald and beautiful for kids
See how two women are raising money and awareness for childhood cancer with the popular St. Baldrick’s event.
Treatments for young patient’s heart defect helps her live fuller life  Featured
Treatments for young patient’s heart defect helps her live fuller life
At 26 years old, Buthul Hussaini receives the advanced heart care she needs to embrace life.
How children with diabetes can have a sweet holiday 
How children with diabetes can have a sweet holiday
Our expert shares tips for parents to ensure their child with diabetes enjoys the holiday season.
8 creative & healthy lunch ideas 
8 creative & healthy lunch ideas
Get some tips on spicing up your child’s brown bag lunch.
5 benefits of 3D mammography  Featured
5 benefits of 3D mammography
A new tool improves accuracy and increases detection for women being screened for cancer.