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Precision Nutrition’s Transformative Personal Coaching Program Will Be Accepting a Limited Number of New Clients in July 2020 – GlobeNewswire

Toronto, June 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Precision Nutrition, the worlds largest online nutrition and healthy lifestyle coaching and certification company, is opening a limited number of registration spots on July 15, 2020 for Precision Nutrition Coaching. As part of the 12-month journey, clients will be guided through important and sustainable changes in their eating, exercise, and lifestyle habits for meaningful and lasting change. The fully-remote mens and womens programs connect individuals not only to an expert coach for a personalized approach, but also a global community of support to guarantee results for a healthier and stronger body and mind.

Precision Nutrition Coaching isnt built on quick-fix diets or meal plans that only provide short-term results. Instead, Precision Nutritions world-class coaches introduce and reinforce the skills and habits needed to look and feel healthier. By breaking big goals down into small daily practices that add up to massive changes over the course of a year, healthy habits become second nature and last a lifetime. Precision Nutrition Coaching has been tested and proven with over 100,000 clients, and its been validated in multiple peer-reviewed research papers.

With many gyms still closed or semi-opened, individuals are struggling in their quest for a healthy lifestyle. Precision Nutrition Coaching is a fully online solution that provides accountability, direction and support to keep you moving every step of the way, said Precision Nutrition Coach Denise Allen. Not only do clients have access to a real coach, they also benefit from shared accountability and support through group coaching calls and a private Facebook group. These additional connections provide an opportunity to share experiences, insight, and challenges. They are never in this alone.

To provide clients with the care and attention they deserve, Precision Nutrition only opens its coaching program twice a year. Enrollment is first-come, first-served and has historically sold out within hours after opening. To address this demand, Precision Nutrition has created a free presale list. Those who sign-up for the presale list will receive an invitation to join a complimentary meet-and-greet session held over Zoom, which is an opportunity to learn more about the program directly from Precision Nutritions Coaches. Additionally, those on the presale list will be able to register 24 hours early and access a savings of up to 54% off the regular price.

When recalling her experience with Precision Nutrition Coaching, client Jen Schrader stated: In these weird and fast-changing times, the Precision Nutrition routines I had established were like an anchor, holding me steady when everything else was shifting and changing. It wasnt just about habits, eating and exercise. I explored my relationships with food, life, and my own happiness. In many ways, the changes I made were small, but they had the most profound effect, and are standing up to the test of time and challenges posed by the Coronavirus pandemic.

About Precision NutritionPrecision Nutrition offers a sustainable, practice-based approach to losing fat, building strength, and getting healthy. As a global leader in providing health and fitness professionals the education, tools, and coaching they need, nearly 100,000 coaches in 120 countries use the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certificationalong with ProCoach, the companys proprietary coaching softwareto improve client results, increase operational efficiency, and drive business growth. Precision Nutrition offers the only nutrition certification endorsed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and The National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) also approve Precision Nutrition for its professionals continuing education credits.

In addition, Precision Nutrition Coaching for Men and Women is a personalized, evidence-based healthy nutrition and lifestyle program, which has been validated in multiple peer-reviewed studies, and helped more than 100,000 people improve their nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle. For more information, visit

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Is Variety the Spice of Life? When it Comes to Preventing Dementia, Yes – Wine Spectator

Diet and wine consumptions impact on dementia and other neurological diseases is well-documented, from the benefits of drinking with friends and moderate wine consumption to the importance of flavonols (compounds naturally found in fruitsincluding grapes, nuts and wine). But new research from the University of Bordeaux, published in the journal Neurology, could turn the Mediterranean Diet on its ear by suggesting that variation in your dietwith or without wineis key to lowering the risk of developing dementia.

The Bordeaux researchers took a different approach in their research than previous diet studies. Instead of observing how often and how much people consumed leafy greens, fruits, grains and other neuro-protective foods (such as the Mediterranean or DASH diets), they instead shifted their focus to the combinations of foods consumed. The researchers homed in on the way in which the participants combined different foods in their dietswhat they call an individuals food networkand observed how the interplay of these dietary elements either increased or decreased dementia risk.

The 1,522 participants in the French study were selected from a larger group of adults over 65 years old being tracked for dementia risk in Bordeaux, Montpelier and Dijon. The average age of the participants was 78, the majority (74 percent) were women and most (62 percent) had an education level of secondary school or higher. By the end of the 12-year study, 215 of the participants had been diagnosed with dementia.

The subjects participated in regular, detailed dietary and lifestyle questionnaires conducted by experienced dieticians and contributed blood samples. They were also assessed for their physical and neurological health on a routine basis to determine dementia risk.

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What researchers found was a significant risk of dementia in individuals who ate a narrow range of food combinations that consisted of large amounts of processed food, starches and unhealthy snacks. Also, most individuals who developed dementia or increased risk factors for the disease tended to repeatedly combine the same types of food. The group that showed the lowest dementia risk instead consumed a varied diet, including plenty of fruits and vegetables and fewer starches.

One aspect of the study that has to be further exploredand has some researchers questioning whether these results can be generalized to other geographic regionsis the level of alcohol consumption in both groups. The average consumption for both groups was nine alcoholic drinks per week. How wine and other alcohol affected the interplay of different food combinations in the study is unknown.

But despite this, the researchers are confident that mapping an individuals food network is a powerful new analytical tool that should be used by nutrition researchers to dig deeper into why certain diets seem to produce healthier brains than others. The researchers were able to predict which individuals would have a higher dementia risk just by looking at the dietary diversity in someones meal preparationsomething to keep in mind the next time you reach for the same bag of potato chips.

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Health & Wellness Company, TerpNutrition, Disrupts the Market with Hemp Based Recovery Line – PRNewswire

Co-founder Loda suffered from two herniated discs at the age of 21, which caused her a tremendous amount of pain. Doctors said that she would be dependent on painkillers for the rest of her life and that she would never lift weights again. During this time, co-founder Pasquel discovered the incredible benefits of CBD and started incorporating it into his nightly routine. After seeing such promising results when it came to Pasquel's sleeping problems, Loda started trying CBD for herself. After just one week, Loda felt less pain and started her transition away from pharmaceutical drugs. Fast forward 5 years, Loda has become pain free and is preparing for her 3rd NPC Bikini Competition. In addition to running TerpNutrition and competing, Loda is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and has helped thousands of women around the world reach their physical, mental, and emotional goals.

"With TerpNutrition, I want to help athletes and active adults see CBD as a primary recovery product," said Loda. "I know CBD alone is not going to bring maximum health, but it has helped my back tremendously and should be an essential part of a well-rounded healthy lifestyle.''

Focused on promoting the science behind full spectrum healing, also known as the entourage effect, TerpNutrition's recovery line includes:

Daily Drops- Developed to help with overall inflammation while promoting daily wellness, our Daily Drops also include USDA Organic MCT Oil and USDA Organic Vanilla.

Nightly Drops- Formulated to increase relaxation, our all-natural custom terpene blend of Myrcene, Linalool, and Beta-Caryophyllene helps users fall asleep faster and stay asleep.

Recovery Cream- With 500mg of Full Spectrum CBD, our Recovery Cream was designed to target specific areas of discomfort and inflammation.

Daily Caps- A convenient solution that contains 750mg of CBD, as well as CBC, CBG, CBN, CBDV, and natural terpenes.

PuppSupps- Designed to help our furry friends enjoy the benefits of CBD with all- natural human-grade ingredients.

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UConn Health Doctor: COVID-19 Directly Targets the Cardiovascular System – UConn Today

UConn Today sat down with Dr. Kai Chen of UConn Healths Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center to better understand COVID-19s impact on cardiovascular health, and what you can do to lower the potential risk to your hearts health should you contract the virus.

What do we know so far about the viruss impact on the heart?COVID-19 is not only a lung disease that increases heart workload, but also attacks the heart in a few different ways: COVID-19 triggers more heart attacks; the virus can directly infect the heart causing heart muscle damage and heart failure; and COVID is associated with increased blood clots that compromise circulation to lungs, heart, and brain.

What kind of patient heart issues have you been caring for most during the pandemic?The most common cardiac issue in patients with COVID-19 is perhaps the cardiac injury that can be measured in the bloodstream as elevated enzymes. These patients have more complications and worse hospital outcome.

Why is ones heart health at greater risk of complications following infection?SARS-CoV2 virus causes infection by invading cells through an entry called ACE2 receptor that is abundantly present in lung epithelial cells, heart cardiomyocytes, and vascular endothelial cells. That is why the cardiovascular system becomes a direct target of the virus. In addition, COVID-19 is associated with excessive inflammatory response, the so-called cytokine storm that further ravages the heart.

What heart conditions are worsened should you contract COVID-19?It is well established that people at older age, with hypertension, diabetes, obesity, or pre-existing cardiac conditions such as coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure are more vulnerable, and also have worse outcomes while suffering from COVID-19.

How can someone who has a high-risk heart condition better protect themselves?First, do not interrupt cardiac care if you have a pre-existing heart condition. Second, practice social distancing, mask-wearing, and hand-washing these are the most effective ways to prevent the disease. Third, seek medical advice promptly if experiencing symptoms such as chest discomfort, shortness of breath, palpitation, or deterioration of pre-existing cardiac condition. Patients have avoided calling 911 or self-presenting to the emergency room out of fear, and we have seen tragic scenarios increase as the result. Fourth, maintain a healthy lifestyle: eat healthy, quit smoking, restrict alcohol intake, get adequate sleep, and keep physically active. Importantly, physical activity is strongly encouraged, either in a home setting or outdoor areas with social space.

How important is it for even young and heart-healthy people to take action and what action can they take?COVID-19 also infects people who do not have underlying heart conditions, and who are young. We have seen youth have no exception for COVID-19 and sometimes tragic outcomes. The best way to prevent COVID-19 is to avoid being exposed to the virus. Be vigilant and continue practicing social distancing and wearing face coverings, in particular during this reopening phase. In addition, testing is readily available now. If having symptoms, one should get the test and not be someone who unknowingly transmits the disease to others, in particular to vulnerable populations.

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Taylor: The link between a healthy life and school dollars – Your Valley

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In this unparalleled time where our emotional and physical well-being are threatened, staying healthy and maintaining a normalcy has become increasingly challenging.

Its imperative more than ever that we focus on our own health in new and innovate ways to combat both chronic and mental health diseases that we continue to see on the rise.

Valley Schools provides tools for a healthy lifestyle to thousands of employees of school districts around Arizona. Valley Schools is a nonprofit employee benefits group that works with 22 school districts in Arizona.

They work with districts such as Paradise Valley Unified School District, Deer Valley Unified School District and Peoria Unified School District to keep medical insurance costs down by pooling the resources of thousands of employees to provide medical insurance in a cost-effective way.

While many of Arizonas businesses have been forced to close and schools shutting their doors for the remainder of the school year because of coronavirus, it was critical to find ways to continue to support employees.

With a robust health and wellness program, Valley Schools quickly shifted gears and put its content online, providing as many tools to help employees stay physically and mentally fit at home. They now provide online yoga classes, immune boosting recipes, cooking demonstrations, sleep presentations, meditations and other resources to help teachers, school administrators, facilities staff and bus drivers remain healthy and connected.

If health can be improved, not only can the quality of life be enhanced on an individual level, but money can be saved and put back into the classroom. For every dollar a school district saves on medical insurance, thats a dollar that can be put into teacher salaries and the classroom.

Many have experienced new challenges while working from home due to COVID-19, such as unhealthy eating and snacking, stress, inactivity and isolation. Creating a healthy stay-at-home lifestyle is imperative. Valley Schools continues to live by its mission to provide tailored and innovative solutions with a primary focus on improving individual health and well-being to achieve the lowest health care cost.

Valley Schools will continue to stand by those words and by their members to keep them engaged, active and healthy during this trying time.

Editors Note: Kendall Taylor serves as Valley Schools wellness director.

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COVID-19, healthy habits and emotional wellbeing – RACGP


Lifestyle changes during the pandemic and their association with mental health have come into focus with two recent studies.

For the first time in decades, people have had to fundamentally adjust how they go about their day-to-day lives due to the coronavirus-related lockdown and social distancing restrictions.The way people work, socialise, parent, sleep, exercise, eat, and spend money have all been significantly affected by COVID-19. And, for some, the mental health impact of the upheaval of these routines has been pronounced.Results from two separate studies, in which researchers examined the associations between emotional distress and changes in selected health behaviours since the onset of COVID-19 in Australia, are indicative of the challenges faced in trying to maintain wellbeing during a significant lifestyle shift.The CSIROs wellbeing survey of the Total Wellbeing Diet database of almost 4000 community members, uncovered that almost half (41%) of Australians are set to emerge from lockdown with their emotional wellbeing affected.The results suggest exercise (66%) and diet (36%) have worsened during lockdown, with two in five respondents indicating they have gained weight during the same period, 61% reporting an increase in junk food consumption, and 63% an increase in snacking.In terms of the negative impact of the lockdown experience, exercise and social events rated the highest, with 90% of respondents rating the impact on social events as negative while 66.3% said it had a negative effect on exercise.Alcohol consumption has also increased, according to a CQUniversity study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. More than 26% of the almost 1500 surveyed participants reported an increase in alcohol consumption, and 6.9% are smoking more.In the same survey, 48.9% of respondents indicated they had been less active than before the pandemic, and 40.7% reported poorer sleep quality.Lead researcher Dr Robert Stanton from CQUniversity highlighted that these changes in health behaviours significantly affect wellbeing.The biggest message from this study is that the reported negative changes in health behaviour, such as reduced physical activity, poorer sleep quality, and increased smoking and alcohol intake, are all associated with increased depression, anxiety and distress, he said.The study found significantly higher scores in one or more psychological distress states for females, single people, those in lower socioeconomic areas, or with a chronic illness.Australians are also feeling concerned about how long it will take for life to return to normal, CSIRO behavioural scientist and author of the wellbeing report Dr Emily Brindal said.

Our analysis found that the COVID-19 outbreak has negatively impacted respondents health and wellbeing, she said.Increased concern about finances and the certainty of the future also featured strongly, as restrictions ease and respondents adjust to a new normal.Dr Cathy Andronis is Chair of the RACGP Specific Interests Psychological Medicine network. She said the study findings reflect the strong association with mental health and unhealthy lifestyle behaviours, particularly around exercise and eating patterns.People commonly turn to food for comfort during difficult times and in the absence of healthy distractions, unhealthy distractions can be luring alternatives, she told newsGP.However, Dr Andronis says there is a silver lining in that a lot of these less-than-ideal behaviours can be temporary during situations such as a pandemic.As long as the change is short term and unusual, we tend to revert to more usual patterns in life, including returning to our regular eating and exercise habits, she said.

So, those people who eat well are highly likely to lose the extra kilograms from social isolation times as they resume normal life, with the timing depending on how quickly they are able to re-establish healthy lifestyle habits including regular meals, exercise and safe alcohol consumption.The CQUniversity study also identifies the need for ongoing evaluation of the impact of lifestyle changes associated with the pandemic.It is our recommendation that effective health promotion strategies be used to reduce the acute and chronic increases in psychological distress during these unprecedented times, Dr Stanton said.It will also be necessary to conduct ongoing evaluation of the impact of lockdown rules and social distancing on health behaviours to inform targeted health promotion strategies.

Dr Cathy Andronis believes it is important for GPs and other healthcare professionals to discuss healthy lifestyle choices with their patients.

One of the health promotion strategies to eventuate from the research is thatthe CSIROs Total Wellbeing Diet online program now includes positive psychology tools, with a focus on boosting wellbeing and mood.

The survey findings indicate a clear need for something to give Australians a mood boost as they emerge from lockdown and adapt to the new normal, Dr Brindal said.

Dr Andronis also notes the ever-present importance of GPs and other healthcare professionals in monitoring healthy lifestyle choices for their patients.We need to be proactive and discuss lifestyle and preventive health issues opportunistically, she said.The GP has an important role in promoting a return to good health by asking about lifestyle issues including diet and exercise, examining vital signs including weight and offering advice, psychoeducation and using motivational interviewing techniques to encourage healthier living.Encouraging people to start socialising and exercising while maintaining safe physical distancing and hand hygiene is the best way for them to integrate back into a healthy lifestyle with others.We can therefore get back sooner to eating to live rather than living to eat.Log in below to join the conversation.

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Marquis Donates Thousands of Organic Caffeine Beverages to COVID-19 Front Line Heroes – PR Web

Marquis Donates Thousands of Organic Sparkling Beverages to COVID-19 Front Line Heroes Nationwide

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) June 16, 2020

In response to the worldwide pandemic, Marquis, a healthy lifestyle brand, has donated over 18,000 cans of their signature blend of organic caffeine beverages to health, public service and community-based organizations nationwide whose members are working on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight. The businesses were selected based on Marquis outreach marketing program that invited their fast-growing sales force and customer base to nominate deserving healthcare and service workers.

We are really inspired by all those on the front lines literally sacrificing their lives every day to help and protect the rest of us, said Christopher Lai, CEO, Marquis. Our core brand value is about empowerment, and so we listened to the voice of our Marquis community to identify where and how we could help the most.

Marquis shipped pallets of their beverages to more than a dozen companies, schools and organizations blanketing the United States, with the list including: Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Albertsons Companies, Simply Pure Ltd., the Brooklyn Hospital Center, Banner Health, Methodist Dallas Medical Center, CiboDivino Marketplace & Caf, Lawrence Police Department, the LAPD, the Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Stations, Southaven High School Special Education Department, WhidbeyHealth Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, the Memorial Hermann Health System, and more.

Theres so many courageous healthcare professionals, service providers and educators who are working tirelessly around-the-clock, so we wanted to make an impact and donate our plant-based caffeine beverages that could refresh and recharge them, without the typical crash or jitters, said Danny Huang, President, Marquis. In challenging times like these, were reminded how its so important we all work together to rise above.

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ABOUT MARQUIS: Marquis is a healthy lifestyle brand on a mission to empower people to be their best, from the inside out. Available in major retail chains nationwide, Marquis is certified USDA Organic and contains zero sugar and zero calories. Their organic caffeine comes from yerba mate, green coffee and green tea, and is certified Non-GMO, Gluten-Free, Vegan and affiliated with 1% For The Planet. Marquis is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). Visit and connect @drinkmarquis

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Obesity is a major risk factor for dying of Covid-19. We need to take it more seriously – The Guardian

By now, most people understand that the elderly are especially vulnerable to Covid-19. But studies of Covid-19 patients in France, Italy, China and the United States have also identified chronic conditions that place even younger patients at risk. Near the top of the list: obesity.

As we work to protect ourselves during this pandemic and prepare ourselves for the next one health officials need to be clear about the connection between obesity and Covid-19. Obesity increases the risk of respiratory failure, alters the immune system and may cause chronic inflammation that can rapidly escalate out of control with coronavirus infection.

In the wake of Covid-19, we need to treat obesity not just as a disease, but also as a public health emergency. As an internist, I know how hard it can be for some patients to adopt healthier lifestyles. But the road to a healthier lifestyle requires a change in the doctor-patient relationship itself and perhaps a radical one.

The truth is, most of my patients know what they need before they set foot in my office. By then, theyve been told countless times to lose weight. The question is how. They often wonder: what should I eat? What kind of exercises should I do and how often? Should I try supplements? Unfortunately, and more often than not, patients leave many of our primary care appointments without answers because we simply dont have enough time to give them. It doesnt matter if youre the best doctor in the world: a 20-minute interaction once or twice a year probably isnt enough to change a patients life, let alone save it.

As a result, doctors and patients take a Hail Mary approach to chronic disease management. After years of general discussions about needed lifestyle changes, the patient is diagnosed with a chronic disease, and then there is an intensive effort to prevent its irreversible consequences. But even then, doctors tend to offer generic advice which is too little, and too late, to make much difference.

But in light of the connection between obesity and deadly contagions like Covid-19, we all need to do better. Doctors need enough quality time with patients for them to develop together lifetime health strategies with detailed interventions on how to implement them.

If that sounds too good to be true, consider the current doctor-patient strategy for relatively complex chronic diseases, like type-two diabetes. A patient whose blood glucose level is far above target may see his or her provider as often as every three months. And since these patients are frequently considered complex, managing their chronic conditions require a higher reimbursement and longer appointments.

With obesity, the key is early intervention. If patients can change their lives before suffering chronic disease consequences, they have a far greater chance of living longer, healthier lives with or without Covid-19. But this change requires the type of intensive doctor-patient relationship that goes beyond conventional engagement on diet and exercise.

Our patients deserve medical advice that is personalized to their metabolism, body composition and other relevant individual factors. They deserve a tailored exercise regimen as well as access to useful tools like nutrition-tracking and optimizing apps. They also deserve the time and space to provide their doctors in-depth information about their environments and habits. This way, doctors can give their patients medical advice within the proper context. Sure, this isnt necessarily the most profitable way to practice medicine, but our patients most at risk of becoming obese dont just deserve this type of intensive care. They need it.

They also need government to promote preventive health at a national level. Federal and state governments should offer tax incentives to companies that provide their workers at least five hours a week to exercise during working hours. Likewise, they should give individuals tax credits for taking courses in healthy lifestyle modification while they are still healthy. The government offers tax incentives for businesses to operate in specific areas or for individuals to adopt clean energy; those are good models for how this could work.

Getting back to normal is not enough. One of the best things we can do to prepare for the next pandemic is to prevent chronic disease before it starts. As healthcare providers, we have an oath to help our patients and to advocate for them. The time to get our countrys obesity epidemic under control is now.

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Dads2Dads: Waiting out the coronavirus with goals, routines, mindfulness – Chattanooga Times Free Press

Many of us are working from home as we wait out the coronavirus, and our kids are home with us. On top of normal parenting and house maintenance duties, we've got teaching responsibilities and support needs for our kids, who are worried about academics, social interactions, job possibilities and our ability to provide for them.

Schools are out for the summer across the country (after an interrupted end to the academic year), interactions with others are limited and the space inside your home can become quite small. Plus, we have to carry out our work responsibilities, assuming we're still employed.

How do we fulfill the additional roles placed upon us by the viral outbreak while keeping everything together?

Managing the crisis

There are a few things we can do to help make the new reality go a bit more smoothly.

* Have a schedule. Introduce regular times for bed and for getting up. Provide structure to the day in terms of schoolwork, appropriate duties for keeping the home neat and clean and for getting meals together.

* Create some goals. This can be a time for learning new things, reading an interesting book and reporting on it, discussing schoolwork in more depth and taking care of pending things that a more fluid schedule tends to ignore.

* Set aside specific space for particular activities. That helps keep things organized and less confusing.

* Provide for some distance. Give each member of the household his or her space.

* Watch over what information your teen accesses and the activities he or she is involved in. Too much random television, social media or news reporting can be detrimental to growth. Too much careless social interaction outside can lead to negative consequences. The virus hasn't gone away.

* Introduce mindfulness. Bringing some peace into the home through quiet time, personal reflection, prayer or meditation can calm everyone in the home and reinforce a sense of security.

* Implement balance. Make sure, dad, that you are participating in such things as house chores and child oversight as much as your partner.

* Model good behavior through patience and focus. Teens who see their parents handling things calmly, with a clear direction and with some sense of normalcy, will feel more secure.

* Communicate about the virus, its impact and your kid's fears. This means talking AND listening. The National Association of School Psychologists has some good guidelines for talking to kids about the virus:

Remain calm and reassuring.

Make yourself available.

Avoid excessive blaming.

Monitor television viewing and social media.

Remain calm and reassuring.

Maintain a normal routine to the extent possible.

Be honest and accurate in discussing the virus. Find out what your child already knows.

Know and watch for the symptoms of COVID-19 in your child.

Make your home as safe as possible, and model basic hygiene and healthy lifestyle practices.

If you are handling things alone, we've discovered some helpful tips that will be of assistance with your challenging responsibilities at

Tom Tozer and Bill Black are authors of "Dads2Dads: Tools for Raising Teenagers." Like them on Facebook and follow them on Twitter at Dads2Dadsllc. Email them at

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Onegevity and Scientific Wellness Experts Leroy Hood, M.D., Ph.D. and Nathan Price, Ph.D., Announce Aevum Aging – a Joint Venture to Advance the…

NEW YORK, June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Onegevity, a consumer health intelligence company and renowned scientific wellness experts Drs. Leroy Hood and Nathan Price, today announced a joint venture, Aevum Aging, dedicated to advancing the science and practice of healthy aging and enhancing healthspan. The new company brings together leading experts and an integrated ecosystem to help people advance their own health, resilience, and longevity. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. Aevum Aging expects its first product launch to follow this summer.

"We are pleased to announce this exciting partnership, which will vertically integrate testing, data analytics and actionable natural product solutions," said Paul Jacobson, the co-founder of Onegevity and CEO of health solutions provider Thorne. "Aevum Aging brings to bear an unparalleled experienced team of experts and a research-based approach to quantifying and improving health. We are very excited about the opportunities ahead."

Ledby founding partners and experts in scientific wellness, Leroy (Lee) Hood, MD, Ph.D., and Nathan Price, Ph.D., the company is built on the foundation that healthy aging is essential to enhancing resiliency when health challenges emerge, and that while diseases result in elevated biological age, healthy lifestyle changes and interventions can reduce biological age.1 In fact, Aevum's first product, expected later this summer, will enable consumers to understand their biological age and how to leverage for optimal health and wellness.

"We're thrilled to partner with established scientific leader Onegevity and science-based wellness brand Thorne to share how healthy aging a lifetime endeavor is the key to enhancing resiliency and educating people on how different organ systems can age and accumulate damage at varying rates so that we can know where to focus to enhance lifetime health," said Dr. Price.

"Aevum Aging is uniquely positioned to help people add years to their productive healthspan and enable people to determine how best to maximize those additional healthy years. At 81, my biological age is 15 years younger than my chronological age a significant measure of my healthy agingwhich lends credence to my aspiration to take on some of the most important scientific challenges of my 50-year career," said Dr. Hood.

A world-renowned scientist and recipient of the National Medal of Science in 2011, Dr. Hood invented automated DNA sequencing and helped launch the Human Genome Project and systems biology. Dr. Price, a leading computational biologist, was selected in 2019 as one of ten Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine by the U.S. National Academy of Medicine and received the Grace A. Goldsmith Award for his work pioneering scientific wellness.

To learn more about Aevum Aging please visit Onegevity.comand

About OnegevityOnegevity combines a multi-omic artificial intelligence (AI) platform with a consumer-friendly interface to make precision wellness intervention possible. Onegevity's testing delivers science-based recommendations for customized wellness plans that include dietary, supplement, and other lifestyle recommendations. Onegevity leverages Thorne's physician network to offer convenient testing and powerful analytical tools to improve preventative care and lower healthcare costs for their patients. The detailed insights extracted from testing allows Thorne and Onegevity to have the unique opportunity to validate nutritional products while offering insight into new product development to better improve patient outcomes.For more information visit

About ThorneThorne is the leader in providing medical practitioners, athletes, and consumers with innovative health solutions of the highest quality and caliber. The only testing and vitamin/supplement brand to be A1 TGA Certified, Thorne exceeds the strictest quality standards. The company's reputation and science-backed approach is the reason Thorne is one of the most trusted brands by both healthcare professionals and people around the world. For more information visit

1Multi-Omic Biological Age Estimation and Its Correlation With Wellness and Disease Phenotypes: ALongitudinal Study of 3,558 Individuals (Earls et al, 2019).

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