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Kate Thayer
Kate Thayer

Kate Thayer, health enews contributor, is a public affairs coordinator with Advocate Health Care. She spent nearly two decades as a journalist, most recently as a reporter at the Chicago Tribune. Throughout her career, Kate has written about public health, politics, government, education and legal issues, along with human interest stories. She enjoys running, podcasts and her twin daughters.

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‘Their love story brought us joy’ 
‘Their love story brought us joy’
The couple spent several days together at Advocate Good Samaritan, serving as a source of inspiration to hardworking team members.
How the pandemic is affecting waistlines 
How the pandemic is affecting waistlines
Here’s what the latest data says.
A new phone number for mental health emergencies coming in 2022 
A new phone number for mental health emergencies coming in 2022
The new number — 988 — comes via a new federal law approved this fall.
These are the tests to expect when you go to the doctor  Featured
These are the tests to expect when you go to the doctor
It’s important not to skip those annual visits, especially now.
Are you feeling more down than usual? You’re not alone. 
Are you feeling more down than usual? You’re not alone.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that more people were suffering from anxiety and depression disorders this year than in 2019.
A recent survey shows how many people are feeling depressed or anxious right now  Featured
A recent survey shows how many people are feeling depressed or anxious right now
Here are a few ways to cope.