Category Archives: Health

On Running and Resilience

Anna Amelianchik The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to the lives of New Yorkers, including limited opportunities for exercise. While gyms, fitness studios, and yoga centers were shuttered, many New Yorkers turned to outdoor running in an attempt to … Continue reading

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Surviving a Pandemic, Six Months Out

Audrey Goldfarb “How are you?” is more of a formality than a genuine question. Any response other than a variation of “Good! How’re you?” is unexpected. I personally find maintaining a façade of blue skies to be emotionally draining, so … Continue reading

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What It’s Like to Get a COVID-19 Antibody Test in NYC

Anna Amelianchik Antibody testing for COVID-19 is now widely available in New York City. Unlike the polymerase chain reaction test used to detect coronavirus from the infamous nasal and throat swab, the antibody test does not determine whether you currently … Continue reading

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Lace Up for Immune Health

Anna Amelianchik Exercise is critically important for physical and mental health because it helps stave off diseases related to obesity and reduces the symptoms of anxiety and depression. However, there is reason to believe that exercise might also protect against … Continue reading

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Ebola

By Aileen Marshall Are you like me and you’ve heard about the Ebola virus in the news, but didn’t really pay attention? Do you wonder if there’s anything to worry about? In doing the research, it seems there is little … Continue reading

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