Hope fades for fall high school sports as health wisdom prevails over COVID-19 skeptics

Last month, I was certain high school sports would play out in California this fall, even if in an abbreviated form.

I wasn’t naive. I was hopeful, as were the sea of coaches, administrators, parents and student-athletes I regularly spoke to.

I was encouraged because flattening the coronavirus curve meant to shutter schools, to social distance, to mask up, to wash hands vigorously as if was performing surgery. Everyone doing their part.

I was optimistic because sports, the band, theater arts — anything extracurricular — are a vital part of a campus and a community, especially football, the identifying action

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PhytAge Labs Heart Health Supplement

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Heart Beat 911 is a heart health supplement that  promotes better blood flow and reduces heart-related disease risk. The formula is filled with potent fish oils that shut off inflammation in your body and provide you with missing Omegas your body needs to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

What is Heart Beat 911?

Millions of people suffer from heart attacks every year. Though this condition used to be fatal, there are different degrees of heart attacks that can determine its impact on the body. With the rampant obesity, alcoholism, addiction

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Kroger Hosts Healthy Heart, Happy Mind Event for Heart Health Month

Protecting your heart. Kroger hosted the Healthy Heart, Happy Mind wellness experience on Saturday, February 13, to bring awareness to women’s heart health during Heart Health Month.

“I just have to start with the most startling statistic from the American Heart Association. One in three women will die of heart disease,” cardiologist Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum told Us Weekly’s wellness expert Nikki (Walter) Nemickas. “Recent studies are showing that women less than 55 years old have an increased risk of developing heart disease, cardiovascular disease, stroke.”

Dr. Steinbaum, who is an American Heart Association ambassador with

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Women’s healthy life expectancy drops by five months, but men see no change

Women’s healthy life expectancy (HLE) has fallen by five months while the rate for men has stayed the same, Government figures show. 

On Monday, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published data analysing life expectancy for men and women from 2017 to 2019.  It showed that female HLE was almost five months shorter between 2017 to 2019 than in 2014 to 2016, and at its lowest since the time series began in 2009 to 2011. 

Between 2009 and 2011, there was a difference of 1.1 years between male and female HLE at birth. Since then, female HLE has declined, while

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Gym owners still adjusting to shift in fitness industry created by the pandemic

CLEVELAND — The first of the year is usually when many gyms and fitness centers record a spike in new memberships. Oftentimes New Year’s resolutions involve more exercise or people looking to drop a few pounds. But, that surge of people rushing to the gym to get fit isn’t happening in 2021.

Instead, gym owners are dealing with lower attendance rates because of the pandemic. COVID-19 cases nationwide are keeping people at home and managing their physical fitness there.

“It’s been so stressful for people and it’s really wearing people down,” said Linda McVey, the executive director of health initiatives,

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As COVID-19 Rips Through Travis County Jails, Inmates Say They’re Not Getting Access To Medical Treatment

In late January, Neffitinni Gutierrez assured her three young sons everything was going to be OK, that she’d see them soon. She hung up the phone knowing those assurances were half-truths.

In recent weeks, things hadn’t been OK for her in the Travis County Correctional Complex, where she’s awaiting trial for three nonviolent drug offenses and an auto-theft charge.

She’d been given the wrong medicine, causing an adverse reaction that sent her to the ICU at Ascension Seton. She hadn’t been given proper medical assistance for her diabetes or her asthma or the two respiratory conditions she suffers from.


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