Are You Choosing the Healthiest Red Wine?

Alas, not all wines are created equal. Wine culture is a thing. When I say ‘wine culture’ however, I don’t mean taking an online sommelier class and flitting around to vineyards around the world trying out the best wines. To me, wine culture is sitting around in pajamas with your girlfriends polishing off all the... Continue Reading →

Considerations for Return to Exercise Following Mild-to-Moderate COVID-19 in the Recreational Athlete

For athletes, returning to exercise after recovering from Covid-19 presents some interesting challenges. This year, Covid-19 has affected millions of people across the globe. The elderly and immune-compromised are the most at-risk, but the virus takes a toll on anyone who contracts it, and sometimes leaves lasting side effects. For athletes, this presents a particular... Continue Reading →

Five Ways to Cope with Loneliness

Loneliness can be a pandemic all on its own. As a mother of multiple children, the Covid-19 lock-down has been both a blessing and a curse. It was a blessing because I got to spend a lot more time with my family, and get to know them even better than before. Facing a world-wide health... Continue Reading →

Mandatory Mask Laws: Pros and Cons

The mask debate is heating up in this country. As an orthopaedic surgeon, I never imagined we would be living in a time where we have to try and convince people to wear a mask during a global pandemic, but here we are. Due to the fact that there has been no consistent guidance from... Continue Reading →

How to Fight Summer Workout Chafing

Chafing is the ultimate downside to summer workouts. Working out, especially outdoors, can benefit the body in a number of ways. For one, it’s great to be outdoors for any reason during this international health pandemic. Working out is also great for your mental health, mood, weight-loss goals, and overall quality of life. That being... Continue Reading →

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