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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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Masks are everywhere now. Here’s how to dispose of them properly 
Masks are everywhere now. Here’s how to dispose of them properly
Have you seen a disposable mask on the ground?
Reliable pandemic resources: The latest on milestones in Wisconsin and Illinois 
Reliable pandemic resources: The latest on milestones in Wisconsin and Illinois
This article will be updated regularly with the latest updates and a collection of reliable sources of information.
Why a vaccine won’t be an overnight cure for the pandemic  Featured
Why a vaccine won’t be an overnight cure for the pandemic
You’ll need to keep up precautions even after approval of a COVID-19 shot.
Are you sleeping too much? 
Are you sleeping too much?
A new study raises a troubling link between lots of sleep and a dangerous condition.
When your home turned into a school and office, did your power bill spike?  Featured
When your home turned into a school and office, did your power bill spike?
Using more energy at home? Learn how to deal with it.
Can caffeine help with your workout? 
Can caffeine help with your workout?
A newly published review notes the apparent impact and use among Olympic athletes.
This is why eating out gluten-free can be challenging 
This is why eating out gluten-free can be challenging
Three tips can help you navigate the menu, though.