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Can stretching replace other types of exercise? Fitness experts explain positives and negatives of the latest trend – hmn

HMN 2024 – Stretching is one part of a healthy approach to fitness, says Maureen Watkins, shown here working with Northeastern student Abigail Honson. Credit: Alyssa Stone/Northeastern University There is massage. There is yoga. There is physical therapy. Now, there are stretching sessions. Stretching isn’t new, of course. But the recent focus on extensive one-on-one Read More

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Researchers find no link between COVID-19 virus and development of asthma in children – hmn

HMN 2024 – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many families worried about the long-term effects posed by the SARS-COV-2 virus. Now, researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) found that a SARS-COV-2 infection likely does not increase the risk of asthma development in pediatric patients. The findings were published in the journal Pediatrics. Read More

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