Author: ymyhealth

The War in Healthcare Is Still Raging: Millennial, Combat Veteran, and Emergency Medicine Doctor Shares How Healthcare Workers Are Suffering Moral Injury, Not Just Burnout

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ The story below is part of YMyHealth’s COVID-19 Stories from the Field series. We will continue to share personal stories from millennials who are essential workers, caregivers, and those close to them, as long as the pandemic continues. When Caitlin McCord Delaney, MD, sees her patients, she likes to see them

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YMyHealth articles Win 2022 Hermes Creative Awards!!

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ YMyHealth’s focus on fitness and our COVID-19 series, Stories from the Field, caught the attention of judges in the 2022 Hermes Creative Awards Competition. Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media. The awards recognize outstanding

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Taking Type 1 Diabetes on the Ride of His Life: How Sam Bickford’s Planning, Perseverance, and Passion for Adventure Made a 444-mile Bike Ride a Reality

By: Sam Bickford When you have a chronic illness, it can feel like you are always having to compromise what you want to do. Between medical supplies you might need to have on hand, dietary restrictions, and everything else that comes with managing your condition, it sometimes seems like staying in your comfort zone is

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A Millennial Mental Health Therapist’s Top 5 Strategies for Dealing with Anxiety When Returning to the Office

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ The story below is a part of  YMyHealth’s Making a Healthy Office Comeback series. As more millennials return to the office or transition to hybrid work schedules in 2022, we will be highlighting the concerns and health challenges Generation Y tells us they are facing and feature advice from millennial

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What’s ‘Healthy’ Is Far More Than Meets the Eye: Utah Neonatologist, Dr. Sarah Bernstein, Shines a Light on Why We Should Rethink Our COVID-19 Risk

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ The story below is part of YMyHealth’s COVID-19 Stories from the Field series. We will continue to share personal stories from millennials who are essential workers, caregivers, and those close to them, as long as the pandemic continues. Sarah Bernstein, MD, MHA, knows what it’s like to be in something for

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Millennials and Ovarian Cancer: A Conversation with Morgan Gaynor, Ovarian Cancer Survivor and Advocate

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ What do you know about ovarian cancer? If you are a woman in your 20s, 30s, or early 40s probably not a lot. Maybe you’ve heard it’s something that postmenopausal women can get. True, but as Morgan Gaynor has learned just because its more common in people who are older

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Returning to the Office and Millennials’ Mental Health: A Conversation with Mental Health Therapist, Jason Phillips, LCSW

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ The story below is a part of  YMyHealth’s Making a Healthy Office Comeback series. As more millennials return to the office or transition to hybrid work schedules in 2022, we will be highlighting the concerns and health challenges Generation Y tells us they are facing and feature advice from millennial

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Millennials and Medical Conditions: How to Keep Your Social Life and Health a Top Priority

By: Sam Bickford Not being able to drink a margarita when everyone wants to have margaritas is hard! But It doesn’t have to be that way. I would know. I have had type 1 diabetes since I was seven years old. Yet, I can do anything anyone else can do. I just have to be

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Millennials and Depression: Top 5 Strategies for Dealing with Depression Once You’re Back at the Office

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ The story below is a part of  YMyHealth’s Making a Healthy Office Comeback series. As more millennials return to the office or transition to hybrid work schedules in 2022, we will be highlighting the concerns and health challenges Generation Y tells us they are facing and feature advice from millennial

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Challenging Colorectal Cancer: How Millennials’ Ages, Health Profiles, and Our Healthcare System Complicate Diagnosis and Prevention from Primary Care to Gastrointestinal Specialist – What We Can Do to Change It

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ Why are millennials developing colorectal cancer when we live in a country with tests available to prevent it? Believe it or not, every day seemingly young and healthy people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s receive the life-changing news that they have colorectal cancer. In 2020, the most up-to-date data

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