Make a plan and stick to it

Make a plan and stick to it

Consistency is important in making strides in your fitness journey. Have a plan and stick with it! — Romi Wiser, Lima Family YMCA .neFileBlock {...

August 25th, 2021 |  


What you need to know about COVID-19 tests

What you need to know about COVID-19 tests

The Mayo Clinic New Network team sat down with Dr. Bobbi Pritt, chair of Mayo Clinic’s Division of Clinical Microbiology. In this Q&A, Dr. P...

August 18th, 2021 updated: September 21st, 2021. |  


Respiratory viruses spreading earlier than usual

Respiratory viruses spreading earlier than usual

PHILADELPHIA — Pediatricians say that respiratory viruses that usually wait until fall are getting an early start this summer, a surprising tren...

August 18th, 2021 |  



Drink to thirst when exercising

Drink to thirst when exercising

Mayo Clinic health experts say it’s important to stay hydrated when you exercise. Rather than planning out arbitrary amounts of fluids during yo...

August 18th, 2021 |  


Recovery for the rest of us

Recovery for the rest of us

Social media is full of posts about celebrities going to luxurious spas where beautiful surroundings, delicious food, and adventure therapy help them ...

August 14th, 2021 |  


Close your eyes underwater

Close your eyes underwater

The next time you dive in, you might want to reconsider opening your eyes underwater.“Chlorine is a pretty powerful disinfectant and can, in fac...

August 11th, 2021 |  


Delta has us masking again, but which masks work best?

Delta has us masking again, but which masks work best?

The COVID-19 delta variant, which experts say spreads more easily and might be more severe than earlier strains of the virus, has prompted new indoor ...

August 11th, 2021 |  


Mental health advocates seek crisis hotline expansion resources

Mental health advocates seek crisis hotline expansion resources

WASHINGTON — Advocates are citing growing mental health concerns during the pandemic and the implementation of a 2020 law for a new national sui...

August 6th, 2021 |  


Don’t want a vaccine? Be prepared to pay more for insurance

Don’t want a vaccine? Be prepared to pay more for insurance

America’s COVID-19 vaccination rate is around 60% for ages 12 and up. That’s not enough to reach so-called herd immunity, and in states li...

August 6th, 2021 |  


Barriers to care

Barriers to care

PITTSBURGH — Diane Powell understands what it’s like to watch a friend slip away.Tina, a close friend whose last name she did not reveal, ...

August 4th, 2021 |