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Health Benefits of Swimming

Learn about the many health benefits of swimming! Summer means it’s hot outside, and you can’t spend more than a few moments in the sun without wanting to cool down with a swim. Swimming is part of the fabric of summertime, the activity around which we gather at beaches and pools. This summer, we encourage… Read More »

Ex-West Virginia Health Chief Says Cuts Hurt Virus Response

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The former West Virginia public health leader forced out by the governor says decades-old computer systems and cuts to staff over a period of years had made a challenging job even harder during a once-in-a-century pandemic. Republican Gov. Jim Justice demanded Dr. Cathy Slemp’s resignation on June 24. He complained about discrepancies in the… Read More »

‘Aerosol Boxes’ Meant to Protect COVID Health Teams Might Harm Them: Study

THURSDAY, July 9, 2020 — Aerosol boxes meant to protect health care workers when they intubate COVID-19 patients may actually increase their exposure to airborne virus particles, an Australian study warns. Intubation is done when patients are placed on a ventilator. Aerosol boxes have been touted as a quick, simple way to protect workers, but… Read More »

5 Tips to Sustain Vaginal Health

5 Tips to Sustain Vaginal Health : Gone are the days when openly talking about sexual anatomy is considered a taboo. Over time, the feminist movement and attention towards female sexuality has shed light on the importance of maintaining vaginal health. There are so many misconceptions regarding the structure and maintenance of the pelvic floor muscles,… Read More »