Last year, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) brought together experts from 17 organizations—including the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the National Cancer Institute—with two goals: to review the latest scientific evidence and offer recommendations about the benefits of exercise for prevention, treatment, recovery and improved survival.
One of the experts was Nicole Stout DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA, a renowned healthcare researcher and faculty member at West Virginia University's Cancer Institute, School of Medicine and School of Public Health.
WVU in the News: Contact tracing efforts that began in Morgantown spreading to rest of state and beyond
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, West Virginia public health entities have been spearheading efforts in contact tracing to meet the state’s specific needs.
On this episode of “What’s Next,” we speak with Andrea Darr from the WV Center for Children’s Justice, Audra Hamrick from the WVU School of Public Health and Cortney Simmons from the WVU Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion about the creation of the new “Handle With Care” guidelines they helped to create. These are designed to help people spot and know when to report the signs of child neglect & abuse.
Walmart Foundation grant to expand access to healthy foods in West Virginia, give boost to state agriculture industry
Fresh, healthy foods can be difficult to find in rural West Virginia communities. This isn’t only evident at the dinner table, its impact shows up at the doctor’s office, too.