Unhealthy routines, revenge travel: Why gyms have yet to bounce back from pandemic lows

SINGAPORE: It has been more than a year since fitness enthusiasts were able to resume high-intensity indoor exercises with their masks off, but gyms in Singapore say that business has yet to bounce back to pre-COVID levels. Rising costs, manpower shortages, new daily routines that Eschew gym-going and renewed distractions in the form of travel … Read more

Struggling with long Covid? Experts say diet and nutrition could help

Fatigue, brain fog, heart palpitations and breathing difficulties. Those are just some of the common symptoms of “long Covid” that can affect people in the long term after recovery from infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control. There’s still much left to learn about long Covid. While eating the right foods is not a … Read more

Exercising about 20 minutes a day can lower your risk of getting COVID-19 or developing severe illness

Engaging in physical activity consistently is associated with a lower risk of COVID-19 infection, hospitalization and death, according to a new study published Monday in The British Journal of Sports Medicine.  Researchers analyzed the findings of 16 studies published between November 2019 and March 2022, which included 1,853,610 adults from around the world with an … Read more

Long Covid: Regular exercise key to regaining fitness, experts say

KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — While most people recover from Covid-19 relatively unscathed, some, however, experience prolonged effects of the infection including symptoms associated with long Covid or post-Covid-19 syndrome. And, according to an infectious diseases expert, many long Covid sufferers have reported significant deterioration of their fitness levels. Consultant infectious diseases specialist and professor … Read more

WHO, Health News, ET Health World

Lviv, One in three households with at least one patient with a chronic condition is unable to secure medication and care in Ukraine, due to the ongoing invasion by Russia, according to a new survey released by World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday. The war, which began on February 24 and is continuing since, has … Read more

Close contact rules could cost Queensland families hundreds of dollars

Rules for COVID-19 close contacts in Queensland have been eased but a social services group says the new requirements could put further pressure on families already struggling with the rising cost of living. Key points: Rapid Antigen Tests typically cost anywhere from $10 to $15 The new measures could force families into tough decisions, QCOSS … Read more

What 7 CFOs told Becker’s this year

As hospitals and health systems continue to struggle with challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic and workforce shortages, several shared with Beckers tips, trends they’re following, their top priorities and more. 1. Lisa Goodlett, CFO of MUSC Health (Charleston, SC), on the trends she is following most closely in healthcare today: Right now, I’m giving a … Read more

How Businesses Are Solving America’s Healthcare Problems

A staff member prepares a drone for the delivery of medical supplies at the drone delivery service … [+] base run by operator Zipline in Omenako, 70 kilometers (40 miles) north of Accra on April 23, 2019. – Ghana launched a fleet of drones on April 24, 2019 to carry medical supplies to remote areas, … Read more

CTV Northern Ontario: Greater Sudbury to review its French-language policy

It’s being hailed by some as a move that’s long overdue. Greater Sudbury reviewing its French-language policy. Ward 6 Coun. René Lapierre asked for the review, with support from Ward 12 Joscelyne Landry-Altmann at a meeting last week. “I’m looking to see what other municipalities who have French-language services offer, how do they offer it, … Read more