Articles by "Nathan Lurz"

Nathan Lurz
Nathan Lurz

Nathan Lurz, health enews contributor, is a public affairs coordinator at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. He has nearly a decade of professional news experience as a reporter and editor, and a lifetime of experience as an enthusiastic learner. On the side, he enjoys writing even more, tabletop games, reading, running and explaining that his dog is actually the cutest dog, not yours, sorry.

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What you need to know at each stage of pregnancy 
What you need to know at each stage of pregnancy
Pregnancy is a busy time. Here’s a way to break down the to-do list.
5 things you need to know about eating fats  Featured
5 things you need to know about eating fats
How should they be a part of your diet?
Doing this after a heart attack could save your life 
Doing this after a heart attack could save your life
The terrifying, sudden and life-altering medical experience carries potentially dire consequences.
How much protein should you be eating? 
How much protein should you be eating?
Many people aren’t consuming enough – or are consuming too much.
A test that could show if you’re even more at risk for breast cancer  Featured
A test that could show if you’re even more at risk for breast cancer
It doesn’t replace mammograms, but could supplement them.
Medication and grapefruit juice: A dangerous combination? 
Medication and grapefruit juice: A dangerous combination?
The drink has long been known to interfere with some prescriptions, but the full list may surprise you.
This might multiply your heart attack risk by 13 times  Featured
This might multiply your heart attack risk by 13 times
Recent research examines the impact of a very specific source of stress.