Tag: Millennial

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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Millennials’ Fitness Goals and Health Needs: Differences Between Your 20s versus 30s versus 40s

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ Brittany Noelle has been an athlete her entire life.  Between suffering from her own sports-related injuries, watching her dad suffer from injuries, and seeing her mom live with autoimmune disease, she became interested in learning about the body—anatomy and physiology—from a young age.  Her goal: helping people move better and

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Key Ways Millennials Can Maintain Mental Health at the Office–In person or Virtually

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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Colorectal Cancer and Millennials: Colon Polyps versus Colon Cancer – How Millennials Can Be Proactive

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ When I checked in for my first colonoscopy at age 38, the health journalist in me couldn’t help but ask the nurse this as my first question: “Am I the youngest person you’ve seen in the waiting room today?” She nodded her head and responded, “Yes, you are.” My response:

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