Tag: Chronic Disease

Finding a ‘New Normal’ for the Second Time: How One Millennial Is Navigating Life with Type 1 Diabetes and the Coronavirus Pandemic

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ For many millennials, the concept of “health” has taken on a whole new meaning since the coronavirus hit the United States. But for some health has played a front and center role in their daily lives for years. And the pandemic has just taken that to another level. Michelle Stephens

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Gambling with the Flu: What Millennials Should Consider Before Rolling the Dice on Flu Shots

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ The signs were all there, but I just couldn’t see them. A little more tired than normal, I still went out for my daily run.  After, I developed a low-grade fever. A few short hours later, I had a sore throat, cough, and a stuffy nose. By the time the

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