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Markian Hawryluk

Markian Hawryluk

To be one-in-a-million: ‘Who thinks it’s going to be you?’

By: - March 7, 2022

BEND, Ore. — Monica Melkonian wanted the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine. It was only one shot and then she would be protected against the virus. So she was thrilled when the vaccination clinic at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center on April 7 had her first choice. But on April 13, Melkonian started […]

What COVID means for an athlete’s heart

By: - May 13, 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 infection. Chief among those is whether the coronavirus can damage their […]