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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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Getting some self-care on a budget  Featured
Getting some self-care on a budget
You don’t have to break the bank.
Is it really safe to dine out right now?  Featured
Is it really safe to dine out right now?
Here’s what you need to know before your next visit to a restaurant.
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.
Here’s the good news and bad news for Gen Xers  Featured
Here’s the good news and bad news for Gen Xers
There’s still time to safeguard good health in your golden years.
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.
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.