Droplet Transmission vs. Airborne… What’s the difference?

 

We have all seen in the news that there is still lots of discussion about how COVID-19 is really transmitted from person to person. Is it transmitted by droplet or by airborne transmission? The current stance is that it is transmitted through droplets, but researchers are not fully convinced that this is the only way […]

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A recipe for hydration!

 

Staying hydrated on hot days can be a challenge. Many fruits and vegetables contain potassium, calcium, magnesium and sodium which helps us stay hydrated and support our exercise goals without adding extra calories. This watermelon feta salad is packed with flavor and everything you need to beat the heat… Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Salad Greens […]

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Beating the Heat with Beets

 

Staying active and hydrated in hot weather can be challenging. Beets are one of those super foods that are packed full of nutrients. They are a good source fiber, folate, manganese and potassium. Beets and beet greens contain a powerhouse of bioactive antioxidants, specifically betaine, attributing to the deep purple color of beets and lutein, […]

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Workout Wednesday – Back Stretches Part 2

 

We know that it has been harder for people to stay active over these last several weeks. Christina Lombardi, DPT PT has put together easy stretches to get you moving at home! Each stretch includes descriptive information and a video to demonstrate how to do it. This week will be part 2 of back stretches. […]

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Workout Wednesday – Back Stretches Part 1

 

We know that it has been harder for people to stay active over these last several weeks. Christina Lombardi, DPT PT has put together easy stretches to get you moving at home! Each Wednesday for the next several weeks we will share these stretches with you. Each stretch includes descriptive information and a video to […]

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Cancer, COVID-19, and Competing Threats to Indigenous Health

 

The coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) is reminding us of the deep societal inequities that make certain populations more vulnerable to harm and illness than others. Today, we are seeing this play out as two Indigenous tribal nations, White Mountain Apache and Navajo Nation, lead the United States (U.S.) in COVID-19 cases. Though COVID-19 is […]

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Let’s Talk About Bubbles

 

Over the past five months (hard to believe we are five months in to life with COVID), we have had to adapt our way of life completely. From going grocery shopping, to having friends over to visit, to planning family vacations, we have a new set of steps we must go through BEFORE we do […]

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Workout Wednesday – Leg Stretches Part 2

 

We know that it has been harder for people to stay active over these last several weeks. Christina Lombardi, DPT PT has put together easy stretches to get you moving at home! Each Wednesday for the next several weeks we will share these stretches with you. Each stretch includes descriptive information and a video to […]

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Taking Control – Risks vs. Benefits

 

By Cynthia (Cindy) Chmielewski aka MyelomaTeacher  Living with cancer, especially a blood cancer that affects your immune system, in the era of COVID-19 is very challenging. I am constantly weighing the risks and benefits of all my actions.  I made the choice to go into self-isolation the first week of March.  At that time very little […]

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Workout Wednesday – Leg Stretches Part 1

 

We know that it has been harder for people to stay active over these last several weeks. Christina Lombardi, DPT PT has put together easy stretches to get you moving at home! Each Wednesday for the next several weeks we will share these stretches with you. Each stretch includes descriptive information and a video to […]

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