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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Featured Video: An update on Baby Dominique  Featured
Featured Video: An update on Baby Dominique
Last year, we introduced you to a young girl who was born with four legs and two spines. Find out how she’s doing now.
Should you trust a stranger with your kids? 4 babysitting FAQs 
Should you trust a stranger with your kids? 4 babysitting FAQs
Here’s how to choose someone you can trust.
What’s the healthiest type of milk? 
What’s the healthiest type of milk?
A nutritionist spills on dairy winners and losers.
How to ease fears after mass tragedies 
How to ease fears after mass tragedies
Learn what to do or say to help children understand tragedy and alleviate their fears.
Did you know Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White suffers from this condition? 
Did you know Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White suffers from this condition?
Each year, about 40,000 babies are born with the defect.
This common virus can turn deadly 
This common virus can turn deadly
Doctors are seeing an uptick in a highly contagious illness that mimicks the flu.
Is your infant’s winter coat actually causing them harm? 
Is your infant’s winter coat actually causing them harm?
Read this before bundling your child up in the cold weather.