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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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You saw in the news that there’s a food recall. Now what? 
You saw in the news that there’s a food recall. Now what?
This is when you should call a doctor.
Heart failure deaths are on the rise 
Heart failure deaths are on the rise
“Improper diets, rising diabetes rates and increasing obesity trends have now correlated strongly to increasing cardiovascular deaths.”
Do flip flops hurt your feet? 
Do flip flops hurt your feet?
“If people are going to wear sandals they just need to be smart about it,” a podiatrist says.
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.
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.