Posts Categorized: Wellness

Keep your kids moving

The struggle to stay fit is real. Especially when it comes to keeping your kids active during the pandemic quarantine. Closed parks and playgrounds, along with “Stay at Home” orders, leave little opportunity for kids to exercise and stay active. Homeschool recess time can easily send your kids into surfing social media sites or binge-watching Netflix…
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UofL Health patients enjoying ease of telehealth appointments

Elizabeth Veneracion was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2017. Two months later, she had her first chemotherapy treatment at UofL Health – James Graham Brown Cancer Center. “I did chemo, then I had surgery and then I had radiation,” she said. Veneracion is doing well now and recently had her first telehealth appointment. “It…
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Teens and COVID-19: Protecting their mental health

With schools closed for at least the next several weeks in an effort to continue to flatten the curve of coronavirus, many teens are struggling to adjust to a new (if temporary) normal away from the classes, social activities, and extra-curriculars that gave them a sense of structure and community. And while this situation will…
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Staying positive and strong with these feel-good stories

For some people, these unusual times have created feelings of depression, loneliness and negativity. However, the best of human nature is rising to meet this challenge. With the constant stream of heartbreaking news flooding our phones and televisions as a result of the coronavirus, it might seem challenging to talk about being positive. Yet, staying…
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