Lindsey Malkus

Communications Professional

Lindsey Malkus is a freelance writer with experience in print and online publications writing. Past work includes articles and copywriting for Tribune Publishing, the American Dental Association, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the St. Louis Suburban Journal. Her work has appeared in the Baltimore Sun, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine, and Jewel Osco's "What's Cookin'" blog.

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Tribune Publishing

Rush University

Nursing In Action

Contributed two articles, including the cover profile story.

Chicago Tribune

Are Americans More Anxious Than Ever?

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorder in the U.S., afflicting an estimated 40 million American adults, or 18 percent of the population, according to the National...

Chicago Tribune

A shot at life: A nurse at the right place, right time

In late September 2016, the area around Wrigley Field in Chicago bustled with excited Cubs fans, while only blocks away a man was lying on the sidewalk, fighting for his life.

Rush University

Nursing in Action

Contributed three profile stories, including the cover story.

chicagotribune.com

Insider's Guide: How to avoid 11 first-time homebuyer mistakes

Buying your first home is a big life moment. It can be exciting, but it can also be pretty intimidating. Dealing with mortgages, fixed-rates and APR (annual percentage rate) for...

latimes.com

Enjoy a night you'll never forget in Tokyo

Have you ever stealthily wandered the maze-like corridors of a ninja bar? Been served a beer with a shot of spiritual guidance by a monk? Offered a weapon with your whiskey?...

chicagotribune.com

What exactly is Zika and what do I need to know about it?

Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals in the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), mosquitoes spread diseases to millions of people every year. And now...

latimes.com

Tokyo welcomes you to a world-class dining adventure

It's been said by many that it would take more than a lifetime to enjoy all that the Tokyo culinary scene has to offer. With 217 Michelin-starred restaurants as of 2016, more...

chicagotribune.com

Nurses making an impact: Reducing school athlete injuries

Every year, more than 20,000 girls across the U.S. suffer serious sport-related knee injuries - and a Rush University nurse researcher is helping figure out how to prevent that....

chicagotribune.com

7 facts about nurses that will surprise you

We've all witnessed the work of nurses firsthand, whether it's a visit to the school nurse, doctor's office or the emergency room. Despite their constant presence in our health...

chicagotribune.com

The interesting life of a nurse researcher: Fighting sex trafficking

How do you solve a societal problem no one wants to talk about? This is the question that Dawn Bounds, an assistant professor at Rush University College of Nursing, faced when...

Chicago magazine

How to experience the finest steak, cocktails and cigars

Stepping through the revolving doors of the North Loop's Prime & Provisions feels like time-traveling to the glamour of a bygone era. Celebrating its one-year anniversary, this...

Chicago magazine

Here's where to host your next party or event

It's not often that "vintage opulence" and "new" are used to accurately describe anything, but those two terms perfectly describe the world-class event spaces offered by one of...

chicagotribune.com

The unexpected life of a nurse researcher

Addiction. Addict. Drug abuse. These loaded words carry serious social stigma - a stigma Julie Worley, PhD, FNP, PMHNP, a nurse researcher and assistant professor at Rush...

Red Eye - Chicago Tribune

Use this secret ingredient to supercharge your game day food

Does hoops excitement have the whole team coming over to your place? Feeling outranked in the cooking department? Don't panic; we'll give you the home court advantage. Turn...

baltimoresun.com

The Ultimate Guide: Weight training for beginners

If you think weight training is just for gym rats and professional athletes, think again. You probably don’t give your muscles much thought, but you use them all day,...

UL Consumer and Retail Services

Consumer and Retail Services

How Safe are Fidget Spinner Toys? Part II - Consumer and Retail Services

Fidget spinners have been labeled as a tool to help you focus, a symbol of revolution, hypnotic, and in some cases, a hazard. Yet public interest continues to revolve around...