Articles by "Kate Eller"

Kate Eller
Kate Eller

Kate Eller, health enews contributor, is director of public affairs for Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. She came to Chicago and Advocate in 2014 after living in Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas and Texas. She enjoys road trips, exploring little towns, minimalism, hiking and urban hiking around Chicago.

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The 10 dirtiest items in your home 
The 10 dirtiest items in your home
Objects in your home may not be as clean as they appear. Here’s what you should know.
How calories and exercise affect weight loss 
How calories and exercise affect weight loss
A report says that a poor diet does not contribute to obesity, but some experts disagree.
Could your humor indicate your risk for dementia? 
Could your humor indicate your risk for dementia?
An inappropriate sense of humor might be an early indicator of a rare form of this condition.
Your right arm could indicate your melanoma risk 
Your right arm could indicate your melanoma risk
The number of moles on your right arm could prove to be a quick, reliable indicator of your skin cancer risk.
We may not actually need 8 hours of sleep 
We may not actually need 8 hours of sleep
Our ancestor’s sleep patterns may have been regulated by temperature not sunlight.
Three avoidable risk factors contributing to early death 
Three avoidable risk factors contributing to early death
Learn how to manage these conditions for a healthy life.
The last ‘normal’ conversation 
The last ‘normal’ conversation
Will I remember my mom as she once was, or by what Alzheimer’s has taken away?