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Shawn Foucher

Shawn Foucher is a lifelong Midwesterner firmly anchored to all the wonders of the Great Lakes region. He has worked in the media and communication industry for 15 years, mainly as a newsman — reporter and editor — covering education, government, health care, business and current events. He also has experience in photography, graphic design and marketing. Shawn is the dad of two young daughters, Lilah and Ella, and husband to wife, Amy. If he’s not on some new adventure with his girls, he’s probably hiding someplace quiet with a good book.

Shawn Foucher

Posts from Shawn Foucher

COVID-19: Take time to disengage

Psychologists share their 5 top tips for nurturing your mental health and giving yourself grace.

Make time for sleep

Don't let COVID-19 anxiety steal away your slumber—you need your Zzz's now more than ever.

COVID-19: Young folks, we’re in it together

That's the message from health leaders and the older generation as we seek to flatten the curve and save lives.

COVID-19: Help kids navigate the terrain

At home, open communication and rock-solid routines can wrangle disruptions and uncertainty.

E-cig industry under scrutiny

Governments take action and health officials sound the alarm about a vaping epidemic among youth.

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

All in the genes

Now in its second year, the All of Us study marches onward to 1 million people—and genetics research is lighting the way.

Stay home and get care in minutes

ERs get busy as seasonal cases surge. An expert medical team directs patients to a better, more convenient option.

Attack of the dad bod

If the world is warming to that chubby, cuddly look, is that such a bad thing? Not if you've improved from yesteryear.

‘There’s no one magic activity’

But studies show you can slow the progression of dementia. Here's what you should do to ensure long-term brain health.

Cómo hacer sentido de las pomposas dietas

Las dietas altas en proteína pueden ayudarle a bajar de peso en forma rápida, pero no son un plan sostenible—y podrían ser peligrosas.

Make sense of highfalutin’ diets

Diets high in protein can help with rapid weight loss, but they aren't sustainable plans—and they might be dangerous.

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