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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Why regular mammograms and follow-up tests are so critical 
Why regular mammograms and follow-up tests are so critical
A patient’s breast cancer was found early thanks to her diligence and persistent radiologists.
10,000 miles are no barrier for this patient 
10,000 miles are no barrier for this patient
Why does this breast cancer survivor travel regularly from Papua New Guinea to Barrington, Ill., for medical care?
8 secrets healthy people know 
8 secrets healthy people know
Boost your chances for avoiding sickness this cold and flu season.
The germiest thing at an airport isn’t a toilet. What it is may surprise you. 
The germiest thing at an airport isn’t a toilet. What it is may surprise you.
Sick after flying?
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.
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.