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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What we can learn from Angelina Jolie 
What we can learn from Angelina Jolie
The star’s decision to remove her fallopian tubes and ovaries has women talking about prevention.
Up the age for cigarette purchases to save lives 
Up the age for cigarette purchases to save lives
Over 223,000 deaths could be prevented if you had to be 21 to buy them, says a new report.
Beating fibroids with robotic surgery 
Beating fibroids with robotic surgery
Learn more about one woman’s decision that affected her health forever.
Movie shines light on Alzheimer’s 
Movie shines light on Alzheimer’s
The recently released movie, Still Alice, has put the disease in the spotlight.
Precision treatment improving cancer survival rates 
Precision treatment improving cancer survival rates
New technology is helping beat this deadly disease.
Diabetics at higher risk for heart disease 
Diabetics at higher risk for heart disease
More than half of people with diabetes die of heart disease or stroke. Find out why.
Smoking deaths higher than previously thought 
Smoking deaths higher than previously thought
This bad habit is killing people in unexpected ways.