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The Riverview Health emergency room lobby erupted into applause as 91-year-old Gerald Hyndman appeared. His acute rehab team rolled his wheelchair down the long hallway, clapping and smiling behind their surgical masks. At the end of the hallway, Gerald’s family waited to greet him. When they said their goodbyes and brought him to the hospital […]
By Travis Browning, Exercise Physiologist Exercise is associated with a plethora of benefits when it comes to our overall health. Heart disease, the number one cause of death in the U.S., can be prevented by regular physical activity. Not only is exercise good for your physical health, but it can also have benefits to your mental […]
By Amy Chandler, Exercise Specialist Are you continuing to make time to exercise while you’re at home? During quarantine, it’s easy to sit back and relax, but it’s important to get your body moving. Make sure you take at least 20-30 minutes each day to exercise. Here are a few ideas: Enjoy the nice weather […]
While pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic is full of unknowns, there are many things you can do to help protect yourself and your infant. Here are some tips from the Riverview Health OB/GYN physicians and hospitalists to help keep your growing family safe. Before Delivery Practice good hand hygiene. It may sound overly simple, but […]
A pandemic probably wasn’t on your 2020 agenda. Having your world turned upside down is stressful, scary and can seriously affect your mood. During a time of unknowns, it is important to remember small actions can make a big difference on your mood. Here are 10 things you can do right now to brighten your […]