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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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This is why the U.S. recorded its biggest-ever decrease in cancer deaths  Featured
This is why the U.S. recorded its biggest-ever decrease in cancer deaths
A doctor explains three key reasons.
Here’s what a recent study says about vaping and your lungs 
Here’s what a recent study says about vaping and your lungs
The new report comes as a lung injury from vaping has landed thousands in hospitals.
Do adults need to worry about measles? 
Do adults need to worry about measles?
If you’re a certain age, you may need to take action.
Do social situations give you anxiety? 
Do social situations give you anxiety?
Everyone else seems to be having fun at parties. It’s normal if you don’t.
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.
Take care of this now to avoid significant health problems later  Featured
Take care of this now to avoid significant health problems later
A big new study is clear about what increases your risk for life-threatening conditions.
Here’s how many kids have prediabetes 
Here’s how many kids have prediabetes
A study out this week puts some hard numbers to the troubling trend.