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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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Can caffeine help with your workout? 
Can caffeine help with your workout?
A review looks at how it affects Olympic athletes.
A COVID-19 booster shot?  Featured
A COVID-19 booster shot?
Getting the first round of vaccine shots is critical right now.
This could also go down if you lose some weight 
This could also go down if you lose some weight
Learn what you need to know about a critical measure of your heart health.
What you need to know about West Nile Virus 
What you need to know about West Nile Virus
Is it something you need to be concerned about? Here are some recent stats.
How many calories should you cut to help your heart? 
How many calories should you cut to help your heart?
The challenge of calorie restriction is that it needs to be sustained for a long period of time.
There’s a national blood shortage. This is what you can do to help. 
There’s a national blood shortage. This is what you can do to help.
The Red Cross called the problem ‘severe.’
4 things to know about kidney stones  Featured
4 things to know about kidney stones
This is how you prevent them or deal with them if you get them.