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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 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

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.

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.

‘All of Us’ looks to you

An ambitious research program wants to move beyond 'one-size-fits-all' health care.

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.

An antibiotics short course—just as effective?

The right antibiotic at the right time, in the right amount, could help fight resistance to this critical line of treatment.

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.

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.