Long COVID patients can experience many of the same lingering negative effects on their physical, mental, and social well-being as those experienced by people who become ill with other, non-COVID illnesses.
Tag: Physical Health
Chief medical officer of US Open available re: Serena’s retirement, player longevity & how elite players can ensure physical/emotional/mental fitness
With Serena Williams’ upcoming retirement from tennis following the US Open, the Chief Medical Officer of the US Open, Dr. Alexis Colvin – who is also an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon at Mount Sinai Health System – is available for…
‘Church is a safe space,’ suggests WVU study on faith community nurses and mental health
A new study from Veronica Gallo, a researcher with West Virginia University’s School of Nursing, highlights how faith community nurses can be key to addressing the mental health needs of people who attend churches, mosques, synagogues and other houses of worship. Her findings appear in the Journal of Christian Nursing.
New Report Assesses Effects of Time Sat Down on Mental Health in Pandemic
The study assessed the impact of sitting time and physical activity on mental health during the pandemic, and found that the increase in time spent sitting down had an adverse effect on mental health and even outweighed the benefits of regular exercise.
New Neurobiological Study Finds Riding a Motorcycle Can Decrease Stress and Improve Mental Focus
The results of a neurobiological study, today published in Brain Research, yielded pioneering scientific evidence revealing the potential mental and physical benefits of riding a motorcycle.
UH receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to research ‘Web of Well-Being’ where clinical case management will aim to reduce inequities for Medicaid population
Announcement that University Hospitals has received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to research a model of long-term case management for Medicaid patients.
U.S. schools receive a C in whole child development in reimagined Nation’s Report Card
If the Nation’s Report Card, an annual report formerly known as the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), was reimagined to include physical and emotional health in addition to academics, the United States would receive a C average, says University at Buffalo educational policy expert Jaekyung Lee.
Are people healthy enough to retire later?
Many people are enjoying longer, healthier lives, but current retirement ages are posing challenges for both policymakers and retirees. A new study looked into whether there is potential to increase the retirement age.
January 2021 highlights from AJPH
Highlights from January 2021 issue of AJPH. Better use of HIV prevention funds could substantially cut new infections; Study explores link between natural disasters, onset of headaches, digestive and back problems; Backpack medicine a promising way to reach people who are homeless during COVID-19; Successful contact tracing programs require a sustainable workforce
Add movement to your stay-at-home plans, advises WVU physical activity expert
With a stay-at-home order in place across West Virginia and a majority of the United States, one West Virginia University physical activity expert suggests it’s a critical time to add exercise to your daily routine to strengthen your immune system…