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By Larry Prablek
After a frightening bout with COVID-19, an ER doctor recommits to his fitness routine.
a man does a push up in his living room
By Molly Tynjala
A regular fitness routine may help protect those diagnosed with COVID against hospitalization and even death.
a woman pulls a face mask away and smells flowers
By Craig Cox
Many people who've recovered from COVID-19 lose their sense of smell or suffer from a condition called parosmia, which is a distorted sense of smell. Smell training would help.
A remote workspace
By Jon Spayde
Whether we're working from home or in "third places" like coffee shops and coworking spaces, we are reinventing the way we work.
a plastic water bottle and face mask float in water
By Michael Dregni
There's been a steep increase in the use of single-use plastic since the pandemic hit — here's why.
A person ties their shoes.
By Craig Cox
Late-blooming runners are routinely beating veteran racers at the national level, raising questions about the toll decades of training exact on the body — and why we choose to run (or not) in the first place.
A Black woman holds a sign outside a store that says OPEN.
By Quinton Skinner
As life continues to evolve in the wake of the pandemic, experts offer advice on how to remain adaptable.
A welcome sign on a store window
By Craig Cox
Emerging from social isolation, I’m discovering the importance of patience and empathy while gradually reconnecting to friends, family, and an eerily familiar postpandemic world.
A hospital building is pictured.
By Craig Cox
The pandemic has persuaded the U.S. healthcare industry to reimagine some aspects of its operations in ways that may yield significant benefits for the elderly. Will those revelations survive a return to normalcy?
A ripped piece of paper that spells out Parkinson's disease
By Craig Cox
Cases of the debilitating neurological disease have been surging in recent years and some researchers suggest COVID-19 may accelerate the trend.
A woman with a medical mask on stares out the window.
By Molly Tynjala
An Experience Life staffer who recently received the J&J vaccine writes about her reaction to the news that the vaccine is being temporarily paused and investigated in connection to a rare blood-clotting disorder.
a variety of supplements and green leaves
By Mo Perry
Many people who have had COVID-19 still experience chronic issues. We talked to several functional-medicine doctors, and here's what they recommend.
a dog looks forlornly out a window
By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
Here's how to maintain social connections — even amid a pandemic.
a woman sits on a deck wearing a mask
By Michael Dregni
Just when we need the immunity boost that exercise offers, many of us have become more sedentary.
A person with a COVID vaccine card gives the thumbs-up.
By Craig Cox
I’ve never won a contest of any sort in my life, so when I got word that I’d been chosen to receive a COVID vaccine, I figured there must be some mistake.
Two vials of a COVID vaccine
By Courtney Helgoe
Three functional-medicine doctors answer key questions about the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.
A road sign showing the COVID virus
By Mo Perry
COVID-19 is leaving many with a disturbing array of chronic symptoms. These functional-medicine strategies can help.
Two arrows are shown, one with a clear path and one that is all tangled.
By Craig Cox
With computer access and capabilities often standing in the way of elderly Americans trying to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine, a little patience — and perspective — can really come in handy.
COVID-19 in text on top of a pile of money
By Craig Cox
Driven by the demands of a broken business model, nursing homes opened their doors to coronavirus patients — with predictable results.
illustration woman with shield
By Michael Dregni
Lifestyle factors — like exercise and nutrition — can boost your immunity.
Experience Life editor in chief Jamie Martin
By Jamie Martin
When we stop to focus on what we can do and what is good, we can find reason to hope.
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