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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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Not so fast, food ads 
Not so fast, food ads
New study finds Black and Hispanic youth targeted by these ad campaigns.
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.
Why are women colder than men? 
Why are women colder than men?
Know when to see the doctor about your chills.
How to be active at park playdates 
How to be active at park playdates
Getting off the bench can help you and your kids build healthy habits.
Here’s how to get the most benefits from your walking routine 
Here’s how to get the most benefits from your walking routine
Why you should get on your feet.
Hábitos pandémicos que vale la pena mantener 
Hábitos pandémicos que vale la pena mantener
No guarde el desinfectante de manos todavía.
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.