April 19, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

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Updated Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | 8:35 a.m.

WASHINGTON — The federal government is expanding COVID-19 vaccine access to all federally qualified community health centers.

White House COVID-19 adviser Andy Slavitt announced the development Wednesday, which expands opportunities for underserved communities to find vaccines in their communities.

There are roughly than 1,400 of the health centers nationwide, which serve communities both hardest hit by the coronavirus and the most difficult to reach for vaccination.

The White House says the health center program is essential to ensuring equity in vaccine distribution. A majority

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PHILADELPHIA, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TeamUp Fitness is a social, lifestyle fitness app, where people can chat, match, and connect with new fitness friends, new workout partners, fitness professionals, nutritionists and even find their fitness soulmate.

In the time of social distancing, TeamUp created the “Let’s Connect” feature to bring people together for new friendships or as a way to break the ice and set up a fitness date. Dating apps such as Match and Bumble provide general matchups, where TeamUp is focused on a healthy active lifestyle and matching based on fitness activities and fitness goals. 

“Dating

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The friendly greeting from the receptionist. The smile and nod to familiar faces in your weekly bootcamp. The collective huff when an instructor shouts out another round of burpees. Even for those of us with a get-in-get-out mentality, the gym provided more social interaction than we likely realized. That made it a shock to the system when we were forced to transition to solo living room workouts nearly overnight.

This transition was an even harder hit to those who met friends for classes after work, engaged in locker room banter with other regulars and fed off the energy and motivation

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Ochsner is staging another AlcoholFreeFor40 Challenge during Lent, which is a time when many people routinely try and sacrifice something pleasurable for the 40-day season.

For some, it’s chocolate or sugar, but for others, it’s tobacco or alcohol. And for those trying to use the period of Lenten abstinence to kick an alcohol habit, Ochsner has a program to help.

Kicking a harmful habit, or starting a healthy new one, can be challenging during the best of times. And while a new year always brings the best of healthy intentions, COVID-19 has made wellness goals even more challenging this year,

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