Author: ymyhealth

Blurred Lines: Millennials’ Work and Home Life Challenges and Ways to Overcome Them

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 Thyroid Cancer: A Conversation with Victoria Price, Television Journalist at 7News Boston WHDH TV

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ It’s often the unsung heroes in our lives that make our very existence possible. For millennials, this could not be truer. Although often unrecognized, it’s the efforts of millions of millennials every day providing essential services during the pandemic that has kept our country running. Much like millennials, while often

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Virtual Fitness Meets Reality: How COVID-19 and Millennials Are Changing the Meaning of Working Out

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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Seizing Our Mental Health Moment: Millennials Find Lessons in Working from Home to Shape Their Future

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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COVID-19 ICU Nurse Finds Mental Healing of Patients and People Needs a Greater Focus After Caring for Many Fighting the Virus

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 Rachel Robilio decided to become an intensive care unit (ICU) nurse,

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The Flu Shot Top Five: What Millennials Should Know for 2021 and 2022

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ Timing is everything in life. But luckily when it comes to getting the flu shot we have a lot of options, and like most things in a millennial’s daily schedule, it’s more a matter of making the time to go your clinic or local pharmacy, than it is picking the

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A Millennial Fitness Trainer’s Tips for Taking Your Pandemic Fitness Habits Back to Your Workplace

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ Whoever thought a day would come when the ease of movement itself would no longer be easy? Well, when gyms and fitness centers closed across the country for months in 2020 that’s exactly what happened. Without access to equipment, group classes for comradery, and the accountability of our personal trainers,

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Tips for Millennials to Combat Emotional Eating from The Millennial Nutritionist

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 2021 and 2022, we will be highlighting the concerns and health challenges Generation Y tells us they are facing and feature advice

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Flu Shots and COVID-19: What Millennials Need to Know This Winter

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ What concerns you more? The flu or COVID-19? For many millennials, it’s both.   More often than not, millennials are finding themselves taken by surprise that they have COVID-19 after having symptoms and trying to figure out how to determine which virus, if any, they actually have. I personally know

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How to Resist the Welcome-Back-to-the-Office Donuts and Keep Your Good Pandemic Eating Habits

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 2021 and 2022, we will be highlighting the concerns and health challenges Generation Y tells us they are facing and feature advice

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