Asymptomatic Oklahoma health care workers with coronavirus infection can continue to work

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Health care workers in Oklahoma who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus but are asymptomatic — meaning they are not showing any symptoms — can continue working at hospitals and long-term care facilities, but only as a “last resort,” according to health officials in the state.

“Because some Oklahoma hospitals and nursing homes are experiencing staffing shortages, the Oklahoma State Department of Health is allowing asymptomatic staff who previously

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The Best Fitness Gifts For Women That Will Upgrade Her Workouts

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Stuck on what to get the fitness buff in your life for the holidays? Don’t worry, we’re here to help. While it may seem like she already has every gadget and gizmo available, rest assured that there are plenty of innovative products on the market that will help upgrade her workout and meet her health and fitness goals.

With stay-at-home orders still in effect, she’d probably appreciate some convenient workout

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Dentist’s Virus Suit Returned To State Court Despite Protest

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Video of Corpse in Hospital Bathroom Alarms Italy as Covid Spreads

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A video showing a man lying dead on the floor of a bathroom inside a packed Naples emergency room sparked outrage as it spread across Italy on Thursday, prompting government officials to call for “immediate intervention” as the coronavirus pandemic ripples across the country’s vulnerable south.

“This one is dead,” the person filming the video is heard saying as the camera points at a man lying underneath a sink in

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‘Coping with COVID Stress’ via Zoom in New Canaan Thursday

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The days are getting colder and darker and the coronavirus pandemic seems never ending. How does one cope with not only the stress of COVID-19, but the upcoming holidays and the prospect of more social isolation?

Zoom sign-in information will be provided upon registration; register at newcanaanibrary.org.

Groat will speak about the many aspects of stress during COVID-19, including external forces that can lead to “stress pile up,” as well

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Best New At-Home Workout Apps & Fitness Streaming Platforms Right Now

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You don’t need to head into a fitness studio to get a good workout. Courtesy Sarah Orbanic for Melissa Wood Health

Over the past eight months, our daily lives have changed in major ways. Many of us transitioned into an entirely WFH situation, and aside from creating our own mini home offices, we’ve also had to find ways to get in some form of exercise without heading to our usual

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Recover, Restore and Re-open: A Stanford Medicine framework for bouncing back from pandemic | News Center

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Last spring, as office buildings emptied and local governments ordered residents to shelter in place, Stanford Medicine faculty members and executives sprang into action to understand more about the mysterious new coronavirus.

Even in the early months of the pandemic, it was clear that a return to normal — bringing students back to classrooms, workers back to offices and travelers back to airlines — would take complex and scientifically grounded

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Dentist turns Pilgrim to fill Thanksgiving food baskets

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Community spread impacting workforce, including hospital staffs

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Evidence that community spread is impacting hospital staff has been seen in New Hampshire. Portsmouth Regional Hospital has seen a spike in employee COVID-19 cases between this month and last. >> Download the FREE WMUR appCEO of the hospital Dean Carucci said all but one of the positive cases were from activities outside of work, prompting a reminder to employees of diligence in all parts of our lives.As community transmission … Read More

Biden’s other health crisis: A resurgent drug epidemic

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Biden will take office at a crucial moment in the fight against drug addiction. Some states are contending with double-digit spikes in overdose deaths, sparse public health workforces are already stretched thin fighting the coronavirus and widening budget deficits brought on by the pandemic could force states to make painful cutbacks to public services.

More than 76,000 people died of a drug overdose between April 2019 and April 2020, according

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This Fitness App Is Tiding Me Over Until My Beloved Studios Are Open Again

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Prior to the pandemic, I was a workout class fiend. I jumped from studio to studio, trying out hot yoga, Muay Thai kickboxing, cycling, and boot camp classes to my heart’s content. And although some gyms and studios are reopening, I’m just not ready to go back. Now, instead of popping into group fitness classes, I usually head outside for a run or stream a workout class in my living

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Researchers engineer tiny machines that deliver medicine efficiently

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Johns Hopkins Researchers engineer tiny machines that deliver medicine efficiently
A theragripper is about the size of a speck of dust. This swab contains dozens of the tiny devices. Credit: Johns Hopkins University.

Inspired by a parasitic worm that digs its sharp teeth into its host’s intestines, Johns Hopkins researchers have designed tiny, star-shaped microdevices that can latch onto intestinal mucosa and release drugs into the body.

David Gracias, Ph.D., a professor in the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of

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Once an aspiring dentist, he serves Caribbean-Asian fusion at Zaz restaurant in Hyde Park

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It’s funny. I’m from the Caribbean. I’m from Grenada. I also lived in Trinidad. My mom’s side is from Trinidad. My dad’s side is from Grenada. I grew up with my grandparents. Cooking was an essential for all of us, knowing how to cook. But when I came to the States, my initial thing that I wanted to do was become a dentist. My plan was to come here to

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Washington Hospital Pulls Out of Health System Ahead of Merger

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Once again, physicians spoke out against a hospital system merger — and got results.

One month after Beaumont Health and Advocate Aurora called off their merger, Virginia Mason Memorial hospital in Yakima, Washington, announced that it was withdrawing from its parent Virginia Mason Medical System as the latter pursued a merger with CHI Franciscan.

Retired physicians were among those who publicly opposed the merger.

While Virginia Mason Memorial is aiming

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Minnesota at ‘fork in the road’ when it comes to COVID-19 cases

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Coronavirus case counts in Minnesota cracked the 300,000 mark on Saturday, capping an alarming 16-day run that saw 100,000 new infections and more than 700 reported deaths.

The totals prompted state officials to stress that Minnesota still has a long way to go in trying to control the pandemic. While the number of new cases appears to have leveled off over the past week, deaths are soaring, with the state

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TRX Full Body Fitness System Can Get You Back on Track in 2021

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Look, let’s all just admit it: Our fitness regimens have not been up to snuff this year. If you’ve maintained your schedule despite whatever curveballs 2020 hurled your way, more power to you — but not all of Us have been as dedicated, and that’s

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Digital Medicine Can Diagnose and Treat What Ails You

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Could the next prescription from your doctor be for an app? A raft of apps in use or under development can now detect or monitor mental and physical disorders autonomously or directly administer therapies. Collectively known as digital medicines, the software can both enhance traditional medical care and support patients when access to health care is limited—a need that the COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated.

Many detection aids rely on mobile

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Patients face two-year delay to see dentist after waiting times double during coronavirus pandemic

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PATIENTS are facing a two-year delay for dental surgery as waiting times have doubled in the last year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Many people suffering with serious tooth problems have not been seen by specialists – despite being sent by their dentists months ago.

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Angelika Amon, award-winning MIT cell biologist, dies at 53

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Dr. Amon, who lived in Andover, was the Kathleen and Curtis Marble Professor in Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a member of MIT’s Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.

She was “a force of nature,” said Koch Institute director Tyler Jacks, for an MIT tribute.

“Her intellect and wit were equally sharp, and she brought unmatched passion to everything she did,” Jacks said. “Through her groundbreaking

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Dallas Dentist/Rapper Dr. Rose Shot During Attack At His Office Building

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For the second time this week, a Dallas rapper has been shot as police grapple with a spate of violence in the city.

According to reports, a popular rapper – who is also a dentist – was shot inside of his Central Express Way office building just after 9:00 PM on just after 9:00 PM on Thursday night.

Dr. Rose, born Jerret Rosenborough, moonlights as a rapper, with

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