As COVID-19 restrictions are phased out, those who live and work in local assisted living facilities say they are experiencing better days following a trying 15 months that has inflicted disproportionate physical and mental health challenges on their communities.
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The victim was identified as James D. Miller, 58, who died early Thursday in Shiloh, Illinois.
The daily average of first-dose vaccinations each week plummeted to 3,810 in mid-April from a peak of 15,382 in mid-March, according to state data. The average has held relatively steady at about 3,000 first doses per day since May.
ST. LOUIS, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) today announced its Health Systems Council (HSC), a new group to support the pioneering trend of implementing lifestyle medicine into some of the largest and most innovative health organizations in the U.S. The new council has a founding membership of 19 systems employing more than 650k employees serving millions of patients in 28 states. It is guided by an advisory board chaired by Michael P. O'Donnell, PhD, CEO and Founder, Art and Science of Health Promotion Institute, with six other experts who are accomplished pioneers in the field of lifestyle medicine.
(The Center Square) – Missouri state Sen. Holly Rehder was in the gallery last month when the House approved her bill to establish a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) and sent it to Gov. Mike Parson.
ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) today announced the third annual Global Lifestyle Medicine Week, with the observance this year slated to run from May 30th to June 5th. The week will showcase the six health pillars of the burgeoning field, serving as a public awareness campaign to highlight the benefits of evidence-based lifestyle medicine therapeutic approaches, including a whole-food, plant-predominant eating pattern, regular physical activity, restorative sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substances, and positive social connection—as a primary modality, delivered by clinicians trained and certified in this specialty, to prevent, treat, and often reverse chronic disease.
May 21—ST. LOUIS — A Washington University study has found higher incidence of prescription opioid use among recovering COVID-19 patients, suggesting doctors are using the potent painkillers to treat the lingering effects of the virus — and leading the study's main author to caution against such a trend. The study was released last month in the journal Nature. Its main finding showed that ...