Articles by "Katie Helander"

Katie Helander
Katie Helander

Katie Helander, health enews contributor, is a public affairs and marketing intern for Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Ill. She is currently pursuing her BA in public relations and minors in international communication and Spanish at Illinois State University, where she also serves as the Chapter President of the Public Relations Student Society of America. In her free time, Katie enjoys theatre, traveling, working out, and learning new things. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in international relations or with a major public relations agency.

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Beyond birth control: What’s right for you? 
Beyond birth control: What’s right for you?
Many contraceptives offer benefits aside from pregnancy prevention.
‘The pill’: How young is too young?  Featured
‘The pill’: How young is too young?
Female teens and preteens are starting to take contraceptives earlier to combat acne, PMS and irregular periods, but is it the right choice?
Prediabetic? The keto diet may be key 
Prediabetic? The keto diet may be key
The focus on healthy fats could pump the brakes on the disease’s development.
Former trauma patient keeps his promise to return to the hospital on his own terms 
Former trauma patient keeps his promise to return to the hospital on his own terms
Hit-and-run victim Eric Bradley arrived in critical condition, but less than six months later, he’s looking like a new man.
How to have the best nap ever  Featured
How to have the best nap ever
Find out why you want to be comfy… but not too comfy.
Colonoscopy or home test: which is right for you?  Featured
Colonoscopy or home test: which is right for you?
At-home colonoscopy alternatives are gaining popularity, but are they as convenient as they seem?
Misuse of this prescription is on the rise among young adults 
Misuse of this prescription is on the rise among young adults
Recent studies suggest the stimulant is being consumed at alarming rates in order to focus on work.