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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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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.
Can caffeine help with your workout?  Featured
Can caffeine help with your workout?
A newly published review notes the apparent impact and use among Olympic athletes.
It’s warmer now. Here’s why riding a bike outside is a great way to exercise 
It’s warmer now. Here’s why riding a bike outside is a great way to exercise
Get fit on two wheels. You don’t need spandex to get started.
This is why eating gluten-free in a restaurant can be challenging 
This is why eating gluten-free in a restaurant can be challenging
Three tips can help you navigate the menu, though.
Can the effects of stress last a lifetime?  Featured
Can the effects of stress last a lifetime?
A new study considers how trauma can have lingering effects.
Are eggs bad for you or not? 
Are eggs bad for you or not?
This health question can be a tough one to crack.
Can hot drinks cause cancer? 
Can hot drinks cause cancer?
Here’s what a recent study found about people who drink piping-hot tea.