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I worked at the Tribune from October 2010 to November 2013. I was a Digital News Editor, programmed health and travel photo galleries, was the moderator for live health chats (chicagotribune.com/healthchats) and I wrote about various topics for online and print. Check out some of my bylines. (Note: Outdated Taking Off travel blogs and fair use health photo galleries aren't included, but you can find the rest of those on their site.)

In April we gave folks 30 sandwiches for 30 days, some of the best the area has to offer. But Chicago is a big place and we could do 365 days of sandwiches if we wanted to. Avocado Spread, Veggie Heaven, Jimmy Johns, Vegetarian Recipes, Healthy Recipes, Healthy Food, Gourmet Sandwiches, Veggie Sandwich, Nutrition Guide

Ten @ 10: A few more sandwiches we have loved

The Stew food blog: Ten @ 10: A few more sandwiches we have loved

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Avoiding workplace stress

APA reports that three-fourths of surveyors say work is a significant chunk of stress for them, and their workplace productivity may be affected by it.

Photo gallery: Creating an emergency health book Health Book, Digital News, Chicago Tribune, Potato Salad, Gallery, Ethnic Recipes, Food, Roof Rack, Essen

Creating an emergency health book

You don't have to buy a planner or health book in order to keep track of your health records. Why not do it yourself?

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Health tips for the new year

New Year's resolutions are usually broken, but sometimes we can stick to our goals if we're passionate enough about them. Here are some health suggestions for the new year.

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Go Airport Express: Traveler survey for money-saving tips

In GO Airport Express's recent survey , 82 percent of 702 respondents said they booked in advance for travel savings.

Ten @ The first (edible & drinkable) signs of Spring Spring Sign, Chicago Tribune, Happy Colors, The One, Signs, Stew, Sunshine, Blog, Dreams

Ten @ 10: The first (edible & drinkable) signs of Spring

The birds are chirping. The first pitches have been thrown out. But for many of us, spring doesn't really start until we can taste it.

Ten @ Favorites from Taste of Chicago Food Tasting, Collard Greens, Chicago Tribune, Green Eggs, Egg Rolls, Stew, Stuffed Peppers, Make It Yourself, Vegetables

Ten @ 10: Favorites from Taste of Chicago

The Stew food blog: Ten @ 10: Favorites from Taste of Chicago

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Preventing computer eye strain

If your job (or recreation) requires you to sit in front of a computer for long periods of time, you may be straining your eyes. Try these 10 tips to avoid computer vision syndrome. -Created by Shamontiel L. Vaughn (Source: AllAboutVision.com and CDC's Eye Health Tips, Healthy Vision)

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Chicago breaking news, sports, business, entertainment, weather and traffic - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune: Your source for Chicago breaking news, sports, business, entertainment, weather and traffic

Ten @ Food so good they have to dance Digital News, Chicago Tribune, Stew, Travel Photos, Photo Galleries, California, Dance, Blog, Dancing

Ten @ 10: Food so good they have to dance

Maybe because it’s officially Spring. Maybe it’s because this is the season of proms, graduations, weddings and lots of dancing. Maybe it’s because we like to dance while we cook (yes, it can be done though we wouldn’t suggest finely mincing onions at the same time).

This photo from Hawaii, West is titled 'Night - Honolulu Skyline'. Chicago Tribune, Concrete Jungle, City Lights, The Places Youll Go, Dream Vacations, Travel Usa, All Over The World, Travel Photos, North America

From greenest to happiest: Healthiest cities for women

Taking Off blog: From greenest to happiest: Healthiest cities for women

Ten @ The foods of childhood reconsidered Red Lobster Cheese Biscuits, Cheddar Biscuits, Jump In My Car, My Favorite Food, Favorite Recipes, White Bread, Biscuit Recipe, Copycat Recipes, Stew

Ten @ 10: The foods of childhood reconsidered

A three-day sugar rush gets underway Tuesday when the 2011 Sweets & Snacks Expo opens at Chicago’s McCormick Place . Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, the expo is “the largest confectionery, cookie and snack show in the Americas” with nearly 500 companies displaying their wares to the trade.

Ten @ Easter basket must-haves Easter Candy, Chicago Tribune, Jelly Beans, Easter Baskets, Stew, Must Haves, Blog, Red Dates, Blogging

Ten @ 10: Easter basket must-haves

Peeps and jelly beans line the shelves. What is your go-to Easter candy?

Madison Night Skyline by Brian Behling on Capture Wisconsin Places To Travel, Travel Destinations, Night Skyline, Madison Wisconsin, Chicago Tribune, Number Two, New Adventures, Capital City, Travel Photos

Top 10 most educated American cities

Poor Chicago. It didn't make the cut for top 10 best educated American cities (Rank 55, Grade: C-) but the Midwest did come in at number one.

The rooftop Sirocco Restaurant & Sky Bar in Bangkok, Thailand is a place to drink & dine. Sirocco Restaurant & Sky Bar is a hip open-air restaurant and bar. Sky Bar Bangkok, Bangkok Hotel, Rooftop Bangkok, Bangkok Trip, Bangkok Restaurant, Hotel Thailand, Tokyo Trip, Bangkok Travel, Temples

Celebrating Singles Awareness Day (S.A.D.) abroad, Bangkok trip for $585

In February, some people want flowers and candy. Others would prefer elephant rides and traveling on a songthaew.