Author:

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.

Posts from Shawn Foucher

Back-to-office angst?

Experts share psych tips for feeling in control and calm as you prepare to return to the office.

At-home office? Straighten up

A few simple tweaks to your work station can improve posture and keep those aches and pains at bay.

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.

Don’t delay breast care

COVID-19 has forced millions to change plans and cancel appointments. Don't let it keep you from mammograms and routine medical appointments.

‘The situation is definitely worsening’

An increase in cases prompts health leaders to ramp up warnings about following proper precautions.

‘Everyone needs to do their part’

A COVID-19 spike spurs plea to the community for help in flattening the curve.

PSA on the PSA

Public Service Announcement on the Prostate-Specific Antigen test: 'Don’t give up—smarten up.'

6 steps to a better mindset

Thoughts awhirl with worry? Try these creative strategies to help you find the bright side of life.

Patient Story

‘The sweetest thing ever’

As a single mom of two, Lyric Green faced a staggering amount of uncertainty. She found her path forward by connecting with mentors and newfound friends.

‘Masks are helping’

As we learn more about COVID-19, it becomes even more important to keep our distance and wear face coverings.

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.

Help for your hands

Frequent hand-washing or sanitizing have your skin red and cracking? Here's what you can do.