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Markian Hawryluk

Markian Hawryluk

Markian Hawryluk writes for Kaiser Health News, a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about health issues. Together with Policy Analysis and Polling, KHN is one of the three major operating programs at Kaiser Family Foundation. KFF is an endowed nonprofit organization providing information on health issues to the nation.

Football players from Lancaster High School line up to start running drills during football practice on Aug. 18, 2020, in Lancaster, Ohio.

Balancing risk and normalcy: What COVID means for an athlete’s heart

By: - April 6, 2021

For sports fans across the country, the resumption of the regular sports calendar has signaled another step toward post-pandemic normality. But for the athletes participating in professional, collegiate, high school or even recreational sports, significant unanswered questions remain about the aftereffects of a COVID-19 infection. Chief among those is whether the coronavirus can damage their […]