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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.

Shawn Foucher

Posts from Shawn Foucher

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.

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.

One and done

Holmium laser enucleation brings long-lasting relief to men with severely enlarged prostate.

Patient Story

Hope floats

In his first major swim competition since his heart transplant two years ago, Fred Nelis proves he’s unsinkable.

Patient Story

Prescription for change

A new program gives low-income, chronically ill patients greater access to what they've been missing: Fresh fruits and veggies.

Hyperhidrosis? Don’t sweat it

If you sweat profusely in crisis or in calm, don’t fret—there are plenty of ways to stanch the flow.

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