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 women need to know about new cancer screening guidelines  Featured
What women need to know about new cancer screening guidelines
Cervical cancer was once the most common cause of cancer death for American women. Now, there’s a new option for detecting it.
Triple-negative breast cancer: What is it? 
Triple-negative breast cancer: What is it?
This form of breast cancer has fewer treatment options. It’s important to understand why.
Cleaning this dirty kitchen item could make it more dangerous 
Cleaning this dirty kitchen item could make it more dangerous
This frequently used tool may be germier than you think.
4 foods to avoid and 4 to enjoy for healthy teeth  Featured
4 foods to avoid and 4 to enjoy for healthy teeth
Bread. Tea. One is good for your teeth, one is not. You may be surprised to learn which isn’t.
Is this the key to a young body and immune system?  Featured
Is this the key to a young body and immune system?
Want to fight frailty as you age? It may be easier than you think.
What is vertigo, and what can you do if you have it?  Featured
What is vertigo, and what can you do if you have it?
Feeling dizzy? A simple treatment may help.
Is warm weather sabotaging your exercise routine? 
Is warm weather sabotaging your exercise routine?
Here’s why you shouldn’t ditch the gym this summer.