Articles by "Kristen Johnson"

Kristen Johnson
Kristen Johnson

Kristen Johnson, health enews contributor, is a public affairs and marketing manager with Advocate Aurora Health. She previously worked as a speechwriter and staffer on Capitol Hill. She enjoys running marathons, good coffee and exploring Chicago’s many neighborhoods.

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Can cuisine combat cancer? Dementia? Death? 
Can cuisine combat cancer? Dementia? Death?
Healthy eating may have health benefits far beyond your waistline.
One woman’s fight against breast cancer reached great distances 
One woman’s fight against breast cancer reached great distances
When Erika was first diagnosed with breast cancer, she had to leave her family behind to get treatment in Mexico. When her cancer came back, she turned to an Illinois hospital for help and support.
How to tell if your breast cancer is hiding 
How to tell if your breast cancer is hiding
1 risk factor makes it harder to detect cancer, even with regular screening.
Want to lose weight? The truth hurts. 
Want to lose weight? The truth hurts.
Honesty may be the key to lasting, sustainable weight loss.
What you can learn from Tiger Woods’ recovery from a car crash  Featured
What you can learn from Tiger Woods’ recovery from a car crash
This is how Tiger’s recovery is like eating an elephant.
Women: How to tell if your heart is sick 
Women: How to tell if your heart is sick
The signs and symptoms of heart failure may be different for women, and that’s a big problem when it comes to early detection and treatment.
Women are 10 times more likely to have a broken heart, literally 
Women are 10 times more likely to have a broken heart, literally
Broken hearts aren’t just a metaphor. Broken heart syndrome, otherwise known as stress-induced cardiomyopathy is on the rise, especially for women.