Articles by "Marrison Worthington"

Marrison Worthington
Marrison Worthington

Marrison Worthington, health enews contributor, is a public affairs and marketing manager at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois. She is a graduate of Illinois State University and has several years of global corporate communications experience under her belt. Marrison loves spending her free time traveling, reading organizational development blogs, trying new cooking recipes, and playing with her golden retriever, Ari.

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The No. 1 cancer killer in the U.S. is the least likely to be screened 
The No. 1 cancer killer in the U.S. is the least likely to be screened
New research reveals one group of high-risk individuals isn’t getting checked.
Are you at risk for colon cancer early in life? 
Are you at risk for colon cancer early in life?
New research shows a dramatic increase in cases for young adults. Do you know the warning signs?
Infographic: 5 ways to naturally lower your blood pressure  Featured
Infographic: 5 ways to naturally lower your blood pressure
1 in 3 adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure, which can lead to serious complications if not controlled.
Ask a doc: Am I lactose intolerant, or is it an allergy?  Featured
Ask a doc: Am I lactose intolerant, or is it an allergy?
An estimated 30 to 50 million Americans have lactose intolerance. Do you know what symptoms to look for?
What you need to know about ‘smiling depression’ 
What you need to know about ‘smiling depression’
A psychologist shares warning signs for the commonly overlooked form of depression and offers coping tips for sufferers.
Life is about choices 
Life is about choices
A neonatal nurse describes her bone marrow transplant journey and how she made some of the toughest health care decisions of her life.
‘Tis the season of croup 
‘Tis the season of croup
With hundreds of cases presenting at local emergency rooms, here are five tips for combating the infection at home.