New Haven, CT – As much of the country continues to self-isolate due to the coronavirus pandemic, medical centers across the United States are joining forces to start a countrywide movement of physical activity to honor and support frontline health care workers who have worked tirelessly to save lives. #FitForTheFrontLine is a national fitness challenge beginning Tuesday, May 26, and culminating on Sunday, June 14 (Flag Day). The event encourages people young and old to move, exercise, and get fit to increase awareness and raise funds to support our nation's health care heroes. … [Read more...] about Fitness Challenge Honors And Supports Health Care Heroes
“I do believe that we will see the increase in utilization of telemedicine going forward, even after COVID-19,” said Straight, the president of the Medical Society of Delaware. “It it will be used differently among specialties. In orthopedics, you’re going to see post-op checks and follow-ups on wounds through the phone.” … [Read more...] about Will the pandemic change the Delaware health care landscape?
We can ease the impacts of the current and future disasters, mitigate the climate crisis and bring so many more benefits by protecting, restoring and creating green spaces that are accessible to all. Urban trees, for example, lower the rate of asthma in children, keep temperatures comfortable from the heat in summer and wind in winter, absorb air pollution and carbon emissions, reduce energy costs, lower flood risk, improve water and soil quality, lower stress and noise, and bring a sense of community and vitality to neighborhoods. Having a view of trees can even send you home from the hospital faster and healthier. … [Read more...] about Should we care about conservation during a pandemic?
The program will open up access to COVID-19 testing for some of the most vulnerable populations in Hartford, East Hartford, Windsor, and Bloomfield, including homeless individuals and those who lack access to transportation. The program will operate three days per week over the next seven weeks. … [Read more...] about Trinity Health Introduces 19 New Coronavirus Testing Locations
The country singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist filmed a homemade video for the clip that shows him recording the track in the studio and hamming it up in his backyard with a vintage microphone and bongos. It’s musically intricate but visually lighthearted, and acts as a balm for the frazzled nerves of many music fans. … [Read more...] about Charlie Worsham Covers David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ for Health Care Workers