Where to Look for Medical Info

Here are links to some useful websites on medical-related issues. Let's be very careful out there!   Mayoclinic.org MedlinePlus: US National Library of Medical Health Topics Livestrong.com Webmd.com symptom-checker Got other recommendations? Please send us a Message!

The pandemic and the pounds | Opinion

The pandemic and the pounds | Opinion Ellyn Laub Special to the Sun Sentinel Oct 15, 2020 Columnist Ellyn Laub admits it's not easy keeping off the pounds during the pandemic. (File Photo) OK friends, let’s admit it. Keeping off the pounds during the pandemic has not exactly been easy. In fact, you

Arizona: Readers warn about pickleball obsession. It might be too late

Arizona Republic Taking up pickleball has ushered me into a world I didn’t know existed. USA Pickleball, the national governing body for the sport, offered to send me a T-shirt. I’ve received advice, recommendations about paddles, and offers to play across the state. This all after one lesson. You are serious about your pickleball. “Let

10 Health Benefits of Playing Pickleball

10 Health Benefits of Playing Pickleball By Space Coast Daily  //  February 20, 2020 Sports are good for your overall health, and there are different types of sports you can consider. Sports are good for your overall health, and there are different types of sports you can consider. For instance, pickleball is a

Pitch Perfect: After successful heart surgery, Dexter dynamo is back to active lifestyle

By Sally Owen ~ SoutheastHEALTH Sponsored Content Saturday, February 8, 2020 After successful heart surgery, Dexter resident Sheila LeGrand is back to pitching horseshoes with her husband and traveling to tournaments across the country. Photo by Lyle Whitworth Sheila LeGrand is not one to sit still for much more than a nanosecond. That's why she

Repeating Ourselves

Kathryn White on January 31, 2020 Simplified Pickleball at Whitlock Rec Center (photo: Jan Pelton Photography) by Kathryn White Mark caught the yellow plastic ball with his left hand, bounced it a few times against the floor of the court, held it out to serve, then paused a moment. He looked at me,

Common pickleball injuries and how to prevent them

by Terri Akman, For The Inquirer DAVID MAIALETTI / Staff Photographer Nancy Freedman loves playing pickleball, despite fracturing her hip during a game in 2017. At the time, she had been playing two or three times a week, so she was in good shape. But she lost her footing on a routine

Players find Pickleball a way to stay in shape

By PETER COX Minnesota Public Radio NewsDec 30, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Walter Rhodes retired six months ago after several decades working for Ramsey County. Pretty quickly, he found a hobby. "Now that I'm no longer working, I need to keep busy and keeping busy is playing pickleball and having a lot

In 48 seconds! Villagers use AED to save pickleball player suffering from cardiac arrest – Florida

Meta Minton - December 13, 2019 Quick-thinking Villagers used an AED to save the life of a fellow pickleball player in cardiac arrest. The use of the automated external defibrillator occurred at about 11 a.m. Dec. 4 at the pickleball courts at the Eisenhower Recreation Center. Villagers initiated CPR and retrieved the AED

‘I asked myself, are you a nurse or not?’ Wisconsin nursing student saves a man’s life at a Pickleball game

Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 27, 2019   Brian Smallcombe, Herzing University student, was awarded a proclamation from City of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett after he helped save a Wauwatosa man's life in March. (Photo: Submitted) A Brookfield man was in the right place at the right time to save a man's life earlier

Health & Wellness Studies on Pickleball Support Positive Effects – Laura/PickleballCentral Blog

Anyone who has played pickleball knows its benefits firsthand, from the physical perks of engaging in cardio exercise to the mental buzz of socializing with a positive community. Sometimes it’s nice to see these effects confirmed via more formal methods, however, especially if you’re trying to convince someone to give the

AARP Home & Family – Family & Friends – Play Pickleball for Health Benefits

New research confirms that fast-growing sport improves fitness and lowers risk of depression by Christina Ianzito, AARP, July 6, 2018   Many pickleball players are older, partly because the game offers aerobic exercise without much risk of injury. Playing pickleball, one of the fastest-growing sports in the U.S., may ward off depression as well