Glens Falls Post-Star - Health-fitness

Life hacks: 8 tips to prevent getting stiff and sore while working from home

Also, experts share some tips for how to talk to your friends who still aren't social distancing. Read more


Plan for healthy meals, fewer trips to the grocery store during pandemic

Planning a shopping trip for groceries that will cover two weeks of meals and offer lots of healthy options may be daunting. But it can be done. Read more


Exercise is important for body, mind

Can I exercise even if I don't feel well, or should I hold off until I start to feel better? The answer to that question depends largely on what's wrong. Read more


Strategies to cope with coronavirus anxiety

The coronavirus pandemic is incredibly frightening and overwhelming for many. As the virus spreads across the globe, the number of anxiety-… Read more


How to talk to your friends who still aren't social distancing

PHILADELPHIA - On Sunday, President Donald Trump extended social distancing guidelines through the end of April, and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf followed suit Monday, continuing a stay-at-home order in 33 counties until at least April 30. The practice saves lives and keeps hospitals from being overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients. But in Philadelphia and neighboring counties, as recently as last ... Read more


Medicaid Nearing ‘Eye Of The Storm’ As Newly Unemployed Look For Coverage

The coronavirus outbreak has forced millions out of work and the federal-state health program for low-income people could face unprecedented strains as many states don’t necessarily have the resources or systems in place to meet the demand. Read more


4 millennial takeaways while waiting in the ER amid the coronavirus

A crisis brings out the worst in us, but it can bring out the best in us too. Read more

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An ergo expert offers 8 tips to stay healthy while working from home

“There is a saying that ‘the best position is the next position,’” says Agoura Hills-based ergonomics consultant Karen Loesing, an expert i… Read more


Here's health news you can use while coping amid crisis

Read stories giving you information on everything from lung health's role in the virus COVID-19 to using tai chi for a mellow form of exerc… Read more


Reaching out to isolated older adults is essential during coronavirus. Here are 7 specific things you can do

Older adults always need social connection, but they need it now more than ever.  Read more

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When it comes to preventing disease, these states are better than the rest

A WalletHub study of 50 states and the District of Columbia determined which states vaccinate the most.  Read more

Six viruses that cause cancer

The truth is doctors and scientists don't know what causes most types of cancer. Yes, some lifestyle behaviors, such as smoking, can increase your risk. It doesn't happen in most people, says medical oncologist Dale Shepard, MD, PhD. Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Symptoms of functional dyspepsia can significantly affect quality of life

Q: I thought I had an ulcer, but my doctor ruled that out and wants to run tests. He said it could be functional dyspepsia. What causes this, and is it treatable? Read more