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Patrick M. O’Connell

Patrick M. O'Connell, health enews contributor, is a member of Advocate Aurora Health's public affairs team. He previously worked as a reporter at news outlets throughout the Midwest, most recently the Chicago Tribune. He enjoys playing and coaching baseball and basketball, hiking, reading, listening to podcasts, karaoke and spending time in nature with his family.

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Wondering why you feel lousy? The answer may surprise you. 
Wondering why you feel lousy? The answer may surprise you.
Symptoms of long-haul COVID can linger for months. Here’s what you can do to seek relief.
Stroke Support Group offers treasured connections, forges forward in face of pandemic challenges 
Stroke Support Group offers treasured connections, forges forward in face of pandemic challenges
Members of Advocate Aurora Health’s Stroke Support Group lean on each other for advice, companionship and understanding by meeting online during the pandemic.
Nurses use cardiac machine and training to help COVID-19 patients breathe 
Nurses use cardiac machine and training to help COVID-19 patients breathe
Their quick thinking is innovation in action.
Nurse cherishes personal connections during pandemic 
Nurse cherishes personal connections during pandemic
Nurse cherishes personal connections with COVID-19 patients and support of colleagues to provide care for her patients during the pandemic.
Monoclonal antibodies may help those with COVID-19 
Monoclonal antibodies may help those with COVID-19
Infusion therapy can prevent serious illness and hospitalization.
A new lease on life: Patient celebrates 10-year anniversary after heart surgery 
A new lease on life: Patient celebrates 10-year anniversary after heart surgery
Roger Mohr, 89, celebrated his milestone anniversary of living with a ventricular assist device, surrounding by his doctors, nurses and care staff.
Heart-to-heart talk, LVAD procedure help patient get back on his feet 
Heart-to-heart talk, LVAD procedure help patient get back on his feet
Patient Mike Pawlak’s heart was failing when he went to visit Dr. Greg Macaluso and the heart transplant team at Advocate Christ Medical Center.