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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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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.
Why you shouldn’t ignore that fluttering feeling in your chest  Featured
Why you shouldn’t ignore that fluttering feeling in your chest
Left untreated, your risk for this deadly condition could rise 5 times.
Are your calorie counts accurate?  Featured
Are your calorie counts accurate?
And if you’re trying to eat better, does it really matter that much?
Health care heroes: ‘These guys are the MacGyvers of technology’ 
Health care heroes: ‘These guys are the MacGyvers of technology’
You’ve heard lots about the need for ventilators. What happens when they break?
Health care heroes: A critical volunteer 
Health care heroes: A critical volunteer
A simple gesture meant a lot to one patient.