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 20 years, both in news and marketing. Along with writing and editing, he also has experience in photography, graphic design and social media management. Shawn is the dad of two daughters, Lilah and Ella, and husband to wife, Amy. If he’s not on some adventure with his girls, he’s probably working on his house or hiding someplace quiet with a good book.

Posts from Shawn Foucher

Stop the runaway weight train

Life during the pandemic has thrown a wrench in diets and exercise regimens. Here's how to get things back on track.

Guard against loneliness

If you’re feeling isolated or know someone who is, take steps to connect.

The gray days of quarantine

Thinking about a DIY dye job? Learn to spot the difference between simple and severe allergic reactions.

COVID-19: ¿Se va de compras?

Estrategias sólidas para hacer las compras de supermercado, y cómo procesar de manera segura los productos frescos y sus empaques.

COVID-19: Help kids navigate the terrain

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

COVID-19: Know your disinfectant

A microbiologist offers must-know instruction on cleaning. Here's a top tip: If you're spraying and wiping surfaces, it may be time to take a pause.

COVID-19: Heading out for groceries?

Sound strategies for in-store shopping—and how to safely process that produce and packaging.

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.

E-cig industry under scrutiny

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

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.

‘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.