Tag: Covid19

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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Four Ways Millennials Can Keep Their Energy Levels Up When Going Back 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 2021 and 2022, we will be highlighting the concerns and health challenges Generation Y tells us they are facing and feature advice from

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Healthy Eating Habits for Millennials to Keep in Mind as We Return to the Office

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ The story below is the first in 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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Unequal Footing: The Challenges Black Millennials Face in Health Care in 2020 and What Can Lead to Equally Positive Change

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ What’s the COVID-19 pandemic been like for you? Your answer likely depends on where you live, your economic status, and your race or ethnicity. As one of the most technologically advanced generations of our time, we are constantly hearing about COVID-19’s effects. One takeaway message: marginalized groups—people with less access

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Intensive Care: How One Nurse Is Flattening the Curve at a Manhattan Hospital

By: Kristen DeCaires Gall, MPH The story below is the first 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. I’m based out of a college town in New Jersey, where

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