Five on Friday: Heart Health and COVID-19
Another very busy week at MCN is wrapping up. Here, we share five articles that we shared with each other. Peek into MCN staff inboxes with this week’s edition of Five on Friday. Got news or resources to share? We love to hear about them. Share with us on Facebook or Twitter.
As much of the country continues its weeks of high temperatures, Kaethe forwarded on this Axios piece. Grueling Heat Takes Toll on Outside Workers' Physical and Mental Health
Kaethe also sent in this moving Washington Post op-ed from fiction author Madeline Miller. Long COVID Has Derailed My Life. Make Mo Mistake: It Could Yours, Too.
Robert offered this AP News piece that ends with one researcher's advice: “You can’t change your history of COVID-19 infections but if you’ve ignored other heart risks –- like high cholesterol or blood pressure, poorly controlled diabetes or smoking -– now’s the time to change that.” COVID-19 Took a Toll on Heart Health and Doctors are Still Grappling with How to Help
Del sent in this American Academy of Pediatrics news piece featuring Paul Wise, an MCN partner. Reform Humanitarian System for Migrant Children: Leadership Conference Speaker
Weekly Win: Amy shared the good news out of Montana, “a rare victory for our planet – a victory led by our youth.” Judge Sides with Young Activists in First-of-Its-Kind Climate Change Trial in Montana