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June 21, 2024 Finding Zen in Central Park: A Yoga Oasis Near Harlem, Not a Wonder Release tension and release stress from Harlem to Hollis with Central Park Yoga. Yoga in the park classes emphasize mindfulness, breath and healthy alignment. Reservations are required – a good idea. Timetable Classes run from April through November (weather permitting). Select “Central Park Yoga Classes” to see the current schedule and book. Cleanse and rejuvenate while improving core strength and flexibility. Become a Harlem insider! By submitting this form, you consent to receiving marketing emails from Harlem World Magazine, 2521 1/2 west 42nd street,…

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The city of El Paso has a new public health director after more than two years without a full-time employee. The city announced the hiring of Dr. Virinder “Vinnie” Taneja, former Tarrant County public health director, on Friday afternoon. Starting in August, Taneja will replace current city-county health official Dr. Hector Ocaranza, a pediatrician in New Mexico who served as interim public health director while the city struggled to fill the position. Taneja served in his previous position from September 2014 to February 2024. He resigned earlier this year, a day after the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that current and…

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BENGALURU: The city celebrated International Day of Yoga with fervor on Friday as many organisations organised public yoga sessions to promote the practice. Akshar Yoga Kendra, for example, made history by setting five new Guinness World Records.Thousands of yoga practitioners and enthusiasts from various disciplines performed seven different yoga asanas including Naukasana (Boat Pose), Kaundinyasana (Sage Kaundinya Pose), Chakrasana (Wheel Pose), Natrajasana (Lord Shiva Pose) and Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation) at the event held at Akshar Yoga Kendra, Bengaluru, setting a world record.This record-breaking feat was attended by over 3,000 participants from the Indian Army, NCC, Air Force, Karnataka Police,…

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Completing an ultramarathon is a feat of endurance, but do the risks outweigh the benefits? (Photo: Getty Images)”I was attacked by an ostrich once. I also saw a man dying in front of me in a river in Panama from dehydration. He told me, ‘Tell your wife I love her.’ It was a horrible sight.”That’s the word from Allie Bailey, an endurance runner with over 200 marathons and ultramarathons under her belt. She once saw a friend staggering under a bush during a 100-mile race, still wearing her clothes in 38-degree weather. Disarray is a symptom of heat stroke. Despite…

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Teladoc Health, Inc.PURCHASE, N.Y., June 21, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Teladoc Health (NYSE: TDOC), the global leader in whole-person virtual care, is providing free, 24/7 general medical telehealth visits to New Mexico residents, first responders and others directly impacted by the devastating wildfires.People in New Mexico who are forced to evacuate or lose access to medical care due to the fires can call Teladoc Health directly at 855-225-5032 to receive treatment from licensed medical professionals for non-emergency illnesses. Assistance is also available for those seeking doctor’s authorization to refill non-narcotic prescriptions. In the case of an emergency, patients should call…

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(Bloomberg) — Ardent Health Partners Inc., a hospital operator majority owned by Equity Group Investments, has refiled for an initial public offering.Most read articles on BloombergTennessee-based Ardent filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, abandoning plans for an IPO that had been planned four years ago. Ardent will not disclose proposed terms of the stock sale until the upcoming filing.Bloomberg News reported this month that Ardent is seeking to raise more than $400 million from the listing, valuing the company at about $5 billion.Ardent said in a filing Friday that it had revenue of $1.4 billion and…

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A new lawsuit accuses Harlem state Assemblyman Eddie Gibbs (D-Manhattan) of wrongfully firing a former staffer who battled a health crisis that ultimately led to the amputation of his leg. In a lawsuit filed this week in Manhattan Supreme Court, Keith Lilly alleges that Gibbs discriminated against him by firing him while he was hospitalized for several weeks. “I was stunned as I lay in my hospital bed listening to a member of Congress tell me he was firing me, with no explanation,” Lilly said in a statement to The Washington Post. Keith Lilley claims state Rep. Eddie Gibbs wrongfully…

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Raleigh, North Carolina — With rising temperatures expected in Raleigh this weekend, medical experts are urging North Carolinians to stay hydrated.To prevent dehydration, the goal is to drink enough fluids before the symptoms begin, said registered dietitian Addie Claire Jones.The best way to combat dehydration is to meet the body’s basic fluid needs, she said.”The amount of water our bodies need is half our body weight in pounds, or ounces,” she says. “For a 150-pound person, 75 ounces is the rule of thumb.”Jones further explained that additional fluid intake is needed depending on your activity level.”If you’re a 150-pound person…

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first menthol-flavored e-cigarette product, drawing swift criticism from public health advocates but signaling that the agency believes e-cigarettes can help adult smokers quit.The decision is facing the F.D.A. Criticism has been mounting over the government’s failure to regulate illegal but widely available flavored e-cigarette products that are popular among young people. There are a number of legal challenges surrounding how to regulate e-cigarettes.Friday’s approval Two disposable e-cigarettes and two pre-filled e-cigarette pods manufactured by NJOY, a subsidiary of Altria Group, the tobacco giant that makes Marlboro and menthol-flavored cigarettes.The FDA…

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TAMPA, Fla. — “Speak Up! Let’s Talk About Mental Health” is a nonprofit organization working to encourage behavioral health-focused conversations and curriculum in summer camps and after-school programs. Founder Dawn Handley said she also hopes it will inspire kids to use their mobile devices and go on more adventures. A recent advisory from the U.S. Surgeon General warned about the impact of social media use on young people’s mental health. The advisory suggests that growing concerns about social media use include a range of topics, from body image to exposure to hate and self-harm content. The advisory also cites several…

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