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Sarah Scroggins
Sarah Scroggins

Sarah Scroggins, health enews contributor, is the director of social media at Advocate Aurora Health. She has a BA and MA in Communications. When not on social media, she loves reading a good book (or audiobook), watching the latest Netflix series and teaching a college night class.

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Alzheimer’s patients can now get treatment earlier 
Alzheimer’s patients can now get treatment earlier
The Food and Drug Administration says it will ease regulations regarding the use of experimental drugs for Alzheimer’s patients in the earliest stages of the disease.
Diabetes costs at all-time high 
Diabetes costs at all-time high
The price tag of caring for patients with diabetes is at $245 billion and rising with more U.S. adults and children diagnosed with the disease every year.
Primary care physicians can now screen for abuse 
Primary care physicians can now screen for abuse
New recommendations allow doctors to screen for domestic violence.
Prevent SIDS, keep your sleeping baby safe 
Prevent SIDS, keep your sleeping baby safe
Our pediatrician advises how to ensure your little ones is tucked away safely while asleep.
Injury, hip surgery: Even celebrities need rest 
Injury, hip surgery: Even celebrities need rest
Nonstop schedules, 24-hour days and high-impact activities can cause serious injury to our favorite celebrity performers—and you.
10 signs you should definitely go to the emergency room 
10 signs you should definitely go to the emergency room
How do you decide what level of care you need? Here’s what should send you to the ER, and a few tips about going to immediate care centers.
Smoking ban for patients with mental illnesses 
Smoking ban for patients with mental illnesses
More mental health facilities ban smoking for patients with mental illnesses.