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

World's biggest puzzle: 1 million pieces

Once assembled, the All of Us Research Program could provide an unprecedented picture of health and wellness in the United States.

Have the flu? Stay home and get care in minutes

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

Irresistible change

They’ve long been a first-line treatment for a host of maladies—but what does the future hold for antibiotics?

Don't hate the change

With the arrival of a new football season, health and wellness should be top of mind—even in the most bone-jarring of sports.

A shot at college

The postsecondary world can produce curious intellectuals, but it’s also ground zero to some heinous germs. The solution? Vaccinate.

In every game, there's risk

Parents should know that athlete safety is less about choice of sport and more about a child's training.

Sound mind: A matter of degrees?

An emphasis on learning isn’t just a smart career move—it could also ensure long-term brain health.

PSA on the PSA

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

Patient Story

'A good pain'

For cardiac patients like Michael Thompson, counterpulsation is one of the toughest treatments they'll endure—but also one of the best.

Más de esto, menos de lo otro

¿Desea fortalecer su corazón? La selección de las comidas que hoy hace pueden promover la salud de su musculo cardíaco el día de mañana.

Here's your wakeup call

Doctors warn of sleep apnea’s outsized role in aggravating—and in some cases creating—a host of ailments.

The psychology of sleep

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients shed the bad habits and anxious thoughts that make for sleepless nights.