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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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.
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.
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.