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Mike Riopell
Mike Riopell

Mike Riopell, health enews contributor, is a media relations coordinator with Advocate Aurora Health. He previously worked as a reporter and editor covering politics and government for the Chicago Tribune, Daily Herald and Bloomington Pantagraph, among others. He enjoys bicycles, home repair, flannel shirts and being outside.

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How a little optimism could help with recovery from this serious condition 
How a little optimism could help with recovery from this serious condition
There’s no substitute for getting fast treatment.
Scared of needles? Here’s what you can do to cope.  Featured
Scared of needles? Here’s what you can do to cope.
It’s normal, even for adults. As the COVID-19 vaccine nears public distribution, this might help you.
Why you shouldn’t ignore that fluttering feeling in your chest 
Why you shouldn’t ignore that fluttering feeling in your chest
Left untreated, your risk for this deadly condition could rise 5 times.
Fauci: ‘I vaccinated Santa Claus myself’ 
Fauci: ‘I vaccinated Santa Claus myself’
‘“I measured his level of immunity, and he is good to go.’
Can you get back to normal life after getting a COVID-19 vaccine? 
Can you get back to normal life after getting a COVID-19 vaccine?
Experts answer your vaccine questions in a video.
VIDEO: Questions about the vaccine? Here are the answers.  Featured
VIDEO: Questions about the vaccine? Here are the answers.
Watch experts explain what you need to know.
‘When I try to sleep at night, I hear him gasping for air’ 
‘When I try to sleep at night, I hear him gasping for air’
‘They think I’m very goofy,’ she says.