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Vicki Martinka Petersen
Vicki Martinka Petersen

Vicki Martinka Petersen, health enews contributor, is a digital copywriter on the content team at Advocate Aurora Health. A former newspaper reporter, she’s worked in health care communications for the last decade. In her spare time, Vicki enjoys tackling her to be read pile, trying new recipes, meditating, and planning fun activities to do in the Chicago area with her husband and son.

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Navigating reverse puberty 
Navigating reverse puberty
Perimenopause can begin sooner than you think.
Is it safe to have food delivered? 
Is it safe to have food delivered?
An infectious disease physician shares whether your order puts you at risk for COVID-19.
Getting some self-care on a budget  Featured
Getting some self-care on a budget
You don’t have to break the bank.
Reading and writing are good for your brain 
Reading and writing are good for your brain
Engaging your brain could help stave off dementia. Find out more.
How to stop stress eating when you’re stuck at home  Featured
How to stop stress eating when you’re stuck at home
Yes, it is possible to eat relatively well.
5 ways to avoid getting sick at work  Featured
5 ways to avoid getting sick at work
It’s possible to stay healthy while your coworkers cough and sneeze.
An alternative to your typical New Year’s resolutions  Featured
An alternative to your typical New Year’s resolutions
Leading by example can work.