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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.

Posts from Shawn Foucher

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.

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.

‘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.