Sacred Heart students learn about whole wellness at health fair

Tiffany Wells, registered nutritionist, ask for questions after showing examples of healthy breakfast or snack items to a group of Sacred Heart students during the school health fair on Friday.
Angel Wolf, Sharp Performance trainer, teaches Sacred Heart students how to do the eagle yoga pose during her class at the school health fair on Friday.
Lauryn Mikkelson, 14, stretches while doing yoga during the Sacred Heart Jr.-Sr. High School health fair outside of the school on Friday. The health fair taught students nutrition, exercise, CPR and the effects drugs and alcohol has on a body.

With health being on many people’s minds during a pandemic, students at Sacred Heart High School learned about wellness at the school’s health fair Friday.

In its 16th year, the fair teaches students about their wellness as a whole, including body and mind.

Shelly Gaskill, the wellness coordinator for Sacred Heart, said she has a passion to help people stay healthy and the fair helps students learn early on skills that will help them as they grow older.

“It started with a $250 grant,” Gaskill said.

It has grown since that first year, with parents and community organizations donating time

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Metro Health, Mercy Health launching open-heart surgery program

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Metro Health and Mercy Health are teaming up with Michigan Medicine to give patients another option for open-heart surgery in the Grand Rapids area. 

The partnership will be known as the Cardiovascular Network of West Michigan.  

“Michigan Medicine, one of the world’s leading health care organizations, especially in cardiovascular disease, I think they bring a different level of expertise. We’re proud to be a part of that,” Dr. Peter Hahn, the CEO of Metro Health-University of Michigan Health, said.

Michigan Medicine surgeons already perform heart surgeries at Mercy Health Muskegon. 

“We’ve had Michigan Medicine providers

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Mobile health tech can support seniors with heart disease

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Mobile health technology can be beneficial in encouraging lifestyle behavior changes and medication adherence among adults ages 60 and older with existing heart disease, yet more research is needed to determine what methods are the most effective, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association published today in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

Mobile health technology—the use of mobile and wireless technologies to support the achievement of health objectives—can include voice and short messaging services (text messaging), global positioning systems (GPS) and/or Bluetooth technology, as well as

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‘He’s breathing on his own’

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DMX has been taken off life support after suffering a heart attack.

The rapper, 50, was reported to have been in critical care in a New York hospital after triggering an attack by taking an overdose on Friday (2 April).

After news broke that claimed he was in a “vegetative state”, DMX’s attorney has updated fans on his health, saying that he is now breathing on his own.

However, Murray Richman told PIX11 News: “It would be disingenuous to suggest that I’m not a worried man at this particular point.”

Richman said: “He’s been in

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Mobile health tech can aid elderly with heart disease



Mobile health tech can aid elderly with heart disease


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Mobile health tech can aid elderly with heart disease

New York, April 1 (IANS) Mobile health technology can help induce lifestyle behaviour changes and improve medication adherence among older adults aged 60 and above with existing heart disease, said a statement by the American Heart Association.

The scientific statement, published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, highlights research from 26 studies from the past 11 years that examined mobile health technology for secondary heart disease prevention in adults ages 60 and older with existing heart disease.

People who used text messaging and website

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