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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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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.
What is LASIK? 
What is LASIK?
And is it right for you?
Easy tips to prevent the common cold – and what to do when you’ve already caught it 
Easy tips to prevent the common cold – and what to do when you’ve already caught it
‘Tis the season for sneezes, sniffles and coughs.
Could poor sleep and low activity levels actually be causing your depression? 
Could poor sleep and low activity levels actually be causing your depression?
A recent study suggests the traditionally known side effects of depression may actually the cause.
Looking to lose weight? Try these tips  Featured
Looking to lose weight? Try these tips
A nutritionist offers a few tips for those looking for some effective but easy tweaks