Don’t let the closure of your go-to fitness center spoil a healthy exercise routine. Here are a few creative tips to help bring your exercises indoors.

Indoor aerobic activities

Aerobic exercise helps your heart and lungs and offers proven stress reduction benefits. Do moderate-intensity aerobic exercise for at least 150 minutes every week—30 minutes a day, five times a week is an easy goal to remember. Here are some ways to do aerobic activity inside:

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(HealthDay News) -- The new coronavirus is in West Michigan, bringing with it a second plague: potentially dangerous myths and rumors about COVID-19, spread via the internet.

You may have already heard some of these coronavirus myths, which, if subscribed to, could at best mean wasted effort or -- at worst -- make you even more vulnerable to getting ill.

Now, experts at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UT Health) tackle a number of these rumors, to help you sort fact from fiction:

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(HealthDay News) -- A number of home cleaning supplies may be effective against the new coronavirus, experts say.

"Not many scientific studies have asked which are the most effective disinfecting agents to use against [the new coronavirus] because it was discovered so recently," said Siobain Duffy, an associate professor of ecology at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., with expertise in emerging viruses. "So scientists are assuming that what works against other coronaviruses can work against this one."

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As working from home has suddenly become the new norm for many employees across the globe, given the coronavirus pandemic, people everywhere have pivoted to define what work-life balance looks like in a time where stress is at an all-time high.

On the physical side, this stress can lead to headaches, back pain, muscle aches, and stomach trouble. Mentally, stress leads to low morale, poor sleep and concentration, and depression. It can also take a toll on our immune systems—at a time when we all need to be focused on strengthening our health and well-being.

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You are what you eat, but what should you eat anyway?

“Diet trends are ever-changing and confusing––tempting anyone and everyone to try the next quick fix to los-ing weight or living a healthier lifestyle,” said Lynsey Hargrove, registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), Holland Hospital Healthy Life Programs.

So if you’re hoping to shed some pounds, maintain a healthy weight or simply eat better, which diet should you follow? Here’s the skinny on five popular approaches:

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)––it’s the disease making headlines and sounding public health alarms. But what is this illness, how concerned should you be and is there anything you can do to prevent it?

Rachel Ellens, Holland Hospital Infection Control Coordinator, offers answers to these common questions and more:

Q: What’s the difference between coronavirus and COVID-19?

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