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Johnna Kelly
Johnna Kelly

Johnna Kelly, healthe news contributor, is a manager of public affairs and marketing at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. She is a former newspaper reporter and spent nearly 10 years as a public relations professional working for state and county government. During her time as a communications staffer for the Illinois General Assembly, she was integral in drafting and passing legislation creating Andrea's Law, the nation's first murderer registry. In her spare time, she volunteers at a local homeless shelter, enjoys traveling, photography and watching the Chicago Bulls.

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Common, over-the-counter meds used to incapacitate adults
In the U.S., someone is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds. There’s a new dangerous trend you should be aware of.
Families who do this at dinner are less likely to be overweight 
Families who do this at dinner are less likely to be overweight
Simple changes to your evening meal may help to avoid extra pounds.
Do you know the signs of lactose intolerance? 
Do you know the signs of lactose intolerance?
Can you spot the symptoms?
Can stress make you sick? 
Can stress make you sick?
Here’s how stress turns into problems for your body.
Health care heroes: Nurse turns twilight golf league into a lifelong passion 
Health care heroes: Nurse turns twilight golf league into a lifelong passion
There are some similarities between golf and health care.
Health care heroes: The ‘heart and soul’ of her unit 
Health care heroes: The ‘heart and soul’ of her unit
She’s taken care of some of the most critically ill patients.
This could be one key to losing weight 
This could be one key to losing weight
Plan ahead. Here are some tips.