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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

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.

Have the flu? 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.

A man’s life-saving epiphany

Middle-age guys who want to reclaim their health through diet and exercise should expect the unexpected—but anticipate results, too.

Un análisis granular

La FDA pospone la fecha para dar a conocer etiquetas de información nutricional—pero eso no debería ser un impedimento para que revise los contenidos de azúcar en sus compras.

Tiny bellies, big battles

Your kids love to load up on sugar. Some simple approaches can help put food in its proper place.

A granular analysis

The FDA has extended its timetable for the Nutrition Facts label rollout—but that shouldn't keep you from taking a closer look at the sugar content in your purchases.

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