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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 can you keep socializing during the pandemic? 
How can you keep socializing during the pandemic?
Experts suggest the virus doesn’t spread as well outside as it does indoors. Still, keeping distance and wearing masks are still important.
Health care heroes: Taking back to give back 
Health care heroes: Taking back to give back
The opioid abuse crisis is a complicated problem, but stopping young people from getting hooked can go a long way to helping solve it.
Health care heroes: Reducing waste and helping animals at the same time 
Health care heroes: Reducing waste and helping animals at the same time
In one recent day, more than 500 pounds of unused medical supplies that would have been thrown in the landfill were sent to an organization that cares for animals.
How fast food has gotten worse for you 
How fast food has gotten worse for you
And what you can do about it.
Changing your lifestyle is key to managing or preventing this serious condition  Featured
Changing your lifestyle is key to managing or preventing this serious condition
You can make a change and help yourself, an expert nurse says.
This is why it’s a good time to donate blood 
This is why it’s a good time to donate blood
Summer is always a good time. And precautions are being taken to keep you safe.
Introducing: Healthy recipes in the newsletter every day  Featured
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