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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.
A person holds a globe that has a mask, with a drawing of a heart, on it.
By Craig Cox
Recent research suggests the elderly are coping more effectively than their younger peers with the emotional challenges of the pandemic. In my case, at least, that may have more to do with conditions and coincidence than acquired wisdom.
A vial of immunizations next to some blue hospital gowns
By Craig Cox
All indications suggest seniors may be wise to temper their expectations about a forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine.
Woman wearing a mask to protect her from Covid-19
By Michael Dregni
It's all about the "viral inoculum theory," according to infectious-disease experts.
An empty hospital corridor
By Craig Cox
Non-COVID hospital admissions have dropped precipitously since the pandemic struck, leading some to suggest our precautions have somehow made us healthier. I have my doubts.
Map of United States
By Craig Cox
Many factors affect our access to healthcare, but new research suggests that where we choose to live may actually enhance — or limit — our lifespan.
Many paper people around a stethoscope
By Craig Cox
Elderly Americans who volunteer for drug trials seldom make the cut. That makes it more difficult for researchers to know just how their new product will work for folks who often need it the most.
A statin pill and packet
By Craig Cox
Recent research suggests cholesterol-reducing drugs may be safer than once thought and offer cancer- and COVID-fighting benefits. So, why do I remain unconvinced?
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.
By Bahram Akradi
A call for alignment on a global scale — for the good of our planet and future generations.
A sad woman looks out the window.
By Craig Cox
While COVID-19 has exacted a huge toll on those coping with a chronic disease, few have suffered more than older adults struggling with dementia.
illustration of a person running to build immunity
By Craig Cox
Exercise is an immune booster, but if you've been exposed to or are recovering from COVID-19, you might want to take it easy, according to a recent analysis.
A needle plunging into a vial
By Craig Cox
As we wait impatiently for a COVID-19 vaccine to free us from the current pandemic, a recent survey indicates surprising skepticism, and healthcare experts suggest we temper our expectations.
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