Articles by "Lisa Parro"

Lisa Parro
Lisa Parro

Lisa Parro, health enews contributor, is manager of content strategy for Advocate Aurora Health. A former journalist, Lisa has been in health care public relations since 2008 and has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. She and her family live in Chicago’s western suburbs.

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Why kids should be stretching 
Why kids should be stretching
Some active kids never slow down. An orthopedic surgeon weighs in on whether children should take the time to stretch to avoid injuries.
The surprising age group experiencing orthopedic issues 
The surprising age group experiencing orthopedic issues
Follow these three tips to keep your bones and joints healthy.
Baby born with 4 legs, 2 spines thrives after miraculous surgery 
Baby born with 4 legs, 2 spines thrives after miraculous surgery
The 10-month-old from Ivory Coast, Africa, is recovering after a complex surgery in Park Ridge, Ill., to remove her parasitic twin.
5 tips from the ‘Baby Whisperer’  Featured
5 tips from the ‘Baby Whisperer’
Do you have a fussy infant? An expert shares sure-fire ways to calm down your little one.
5 tips to be a better patient  Featured
5 tips to be a better patient
It’s not just the doctor’s bedside manner that matters. Follow these guidelines to get the most out of your visit.
Can your phone tell you’re expecting? 
Can your phone tell you’re expecting?
From predicting the weather to checking emails, people rely on phones for a lot. But an app that tells you if you’re pregnant?
Infographic: 5 easy tips to limit your salt intake 
Infographic: 5 easy tips to limit your salt intake
Did you know a whopping 90 percent of Americans exceed daily recommendations for sodium?