Articles by "Kathleen Troher"

Kathleen Troher
Kathleen Troher

Kathleen Troher, health enews contributor, is manager of public affairs and marketing at Advocate Good Sheperd Hospital in Barrington. She has more than 20 years of journalism experience, with her primary focus in the newspaper and magazine industry. Kathleen graduated from Columbia College in Chicago, earning her degree in journalism with an emphasis on science writing and broadcasting. She loves to travel with her husband, Ross. They share their home with a sweet Samoyed named Maggie.

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Feeling sick? Consider skipping this part of your routine 
Feeling sick? Consider skipping this part of your routine
Everyone feels under the weather every now and then. But depending on your symptoms, you might need to make this change.
Is it a yeast infection or a UTI? 
Is it a yeast infection or a UTI?
Almost every woman will experience one in her lifetime. And while the two infections have a lot in common, one can be life-threatening if not treated.
Cleaning this dirty kitchen item could make it more dangerous  Featured
Cleaning this dirty kitchen item could make it more dangerous
This frequently used tool may be germier than you think.
Music to a mother’s ears 
Music to a mother’s ears
A speech-language pathologist tackles a little boy’s inability to communicate effectively, giving him the courage to speak.
Who’s most at risk of developing blood clots? 
Who’s most at risk of developing blood clots?
Knowing the causes of these potentially deadly circulatory system problems can help you avoid them.
“These two definitely saved my life” 
“These two definitely saved my life”
Why one man’s brush with death has a happy ending.
Here’s an easy way to get more done at the gym 
Here’s an easy way to get more done at the gym
Consider trying this counterintuitive suggestion next time you’re exercising.