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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Infographic: 4 tips to minimize blushing  Featured
Infographic: 4 tips to minimize blushing
Why do you blush? A psychiatrist explains the science behind the natural response and offers advice to avoid turning pink.
Diagnosed with congestive heart failure at 33 
Diagnosed with congestive heart failure at 33
This disease affects 5 million Americans. Learn the signs and symptoms.
Can your phone tell you’re expecting? 
Can your phone tell you’re expecting?
Learn more about a new Bluetooth-enabled pregnancy test that has hit the market.
Q & A: Tips to jumpstart your workout 
Q & A: Tips to jumpstart your workout
A personal trainer shares the best ways to get back into a routine.
3 steps to help improve cardiac arrest survival rate in the U.S. 
3 steps to help improve cardiac arrest survival rate in the U.S.
Learning CPR is among the tips recommended by doctors. Learn more in this infographic.
Double-dipping can be a recipe for disaster 
Double-dipping can be a recipe for disaster
Salsa, chocolate syrup and cheese dip were tested to find how easily bacteria can transfer from someone’s mouth to the communal bowl.
Exercising as a young adult improves heart health later in life  Featured
Exercising as a young adult improves heart health later in life
Working out in your twenties offers lasting cardiovascular benefits.