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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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Helping those who’ve lost hope with compassion and excellence 
Helping those who’ve lost hope with compassion and excellence
Na Kita Butler knows many people don’t talk about mental health and is using her experiences to help others.
Estas son las pruebas que puede esperar cuando visite al médico 
Estas son las pruebas que puede esperar cuando visite al médico
Es importante no omitir esas visitas anuales, especialmente en este momento.
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.
These are the tests to expect when you go to the doctor 
These are the tests to expect when you go to the doctor
It’s important not to skip those annual visits, especially now.
‘Everyone deserves a fair opportunity to succeed…no matter what package they’re wrapped in.’ 
‘Everyone deserves a fair opportunity to succeed…no matter what package they’re wrapped in.’
Tiffany Gardley, who oversees volunteers and other programs at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, talks about her experiences with microaggressions, her work in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and how Advocate Aurora Health is making strides.
Nurse postpones retirement to fight pandemic 
Nurse postpones retirement to fight pandemic
She knew her experience and specialized training in infectious diseases would be an asset.
‘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.