Kansas nursing home faces severe federal penalties after deadly coronavirus outbreak

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But behind the walls of the facility, nursing home officials had failed to take the most basic measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious virus after learning two residents were infected, according to a blistering report released Tuesday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which resulted in severe penalties.

By the time the viral firestorm had finished sweeping through the nursing home, all 63 residents were infected and at least 10 had died. Medicare moved Monday to terminate the Andbe Home from its program, cutting it off from federal dollars and imposing thousands of dollars in

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Fab founder Jason Goldberg is back with Moxie, a new live-streaming fitness marketplace

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Amid a pandemic that has closed down fitness centers worldwide, a spate of companies has muscled their way into the booming at-home fitness market.

In just the last two weeks, three-year-old Future, which promises at-home customers access to elite training, closed on $24 million in Series B funding; and Playbook, a nearly five-year-old fitness platform that helps personal trainers stream and charge for their content, raised $9.3 million in Series A funding.

Now, serial entrepreneur Jason Goldberg — who has founded a number of venture-backed startups — is taking the wraps off another live-streaming platform and marketplace. Called Moxie, the

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Study in Nature Medicine Shows Superior Outcomes for Patients in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Paradigm-Shifting Beat AML Clinical Trial

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Patients participating in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) groundbreaking precision medicine Beat AML Master Clinical Trial had superior outcomes compared to acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients who opted for standard chemotherapy treatment, according to findings published today in the prestigious Nature Medicine journal.

The Beat AML trial achieved its primary endpoint by showing genomic analysis of the leukemia cells to identify AML subtypes can be completed within an unprecedented seven days, giving patients, caregivers and their doctors ample time to make a more personalized treatment decision without risking the patient’s chance

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Dentist’s Viral TikTok Explains Why You’re Probably Using the Wrong Amount of Toothpaste

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a man and a woman looking at the camera: You’re probably using too much toothpaste when brushing your teeth, per one dentist’s viral TikTok. You only need a pea-sized amount for max effectiveness.


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You’re probably using too much toothpaste when brushing your teeth, per one dentist’s viral TikTok. You only need a pea-sized amount for max effectiveness.

  • You’re probably using using too much toothpaste when you brush your teeth, according to one dentist’s viral TikTok.
  • People over age 3 only need a pea-sized amount for maximum effectiveness—not a heaping swoop.
  • You also shouldn’t rinse your mouth with water or mouthwash right after brushing.

Ever feel like you’re constantly going through tubes of toothpaste? You might be using too much. According to TikTok’s viral Gao Jye Teh, B.D.S., a dentist based in

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UK coronavirus: government denies ‘tier-plus system’ after Nottinghamshire says it is facing extra controls – as it happened | UK news

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PM under pressure to toughen rules after highest death toll since May

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Shoppers in Nottingham ahead of the region being moved into Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions on Thursday. The very high level of restrictions includes a ban on social mixing both indoors and in private gardens, pubs and bars closing unless they can operate as a restaurant, and residents are advised against overnight stays in other parts of the UK and they should avoid travel where possible in and out of the area, unless it is for work, education or caring responsibilities. (Photo by Joe Giddens/PA Images via Getty Images)


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Shoppers in Nottingham ahead of the region being moved into Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions on Thursday. The very high level of restrictions includes a ban on social mixing both indoors and in private gardens, pubs and bars closing unless they can operate as a restaurant, and residents are advised against overnight stays in other parts of the UK and they should avoid travel where possible in and out of the area, unless it is for work, education or caring responsibilities. (Photo by Joe Giddens/PA Images via Getty Images)

The prime minister is under mounting pressure to

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Fitness Diary: Fox News White House Correspondent John Roberts

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Fox News White House Correspondent John Roberts. Photograph courtesy of Fox News.

Welcome to Busy Bodies, where we ask busy Washingtonians how they balance health and fitness while working crazy hours, raising a family, and meeting the demands of the daily hustle. Know someone who’s killing the fitness game while getting it done (maybe it’s you)? Email [email protected]washingtonian.com

John Roberts is the chief White House correspondent for Fox News, which, under normal circumstances, is a busy job. It’s a very busy job during the pandemic: The 63-year-old McLean resident often finds himself working 12-hour days, which leaves

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Parents claim son suffers irreparable damage after trip to the dentist

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – The parents of a two-year-old say their child was left in crippling agony after a trip to the dentist office earlier this week.



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What was expected to be a routine cleaning ended with a child hospitalized and the parents taking legal action.

Two-year-old Chance had his first cleaning when the hygienist told his parents he had decay on his front teeth. They were told four silver crowns were needed to prevent future problems.

The parents agreed but said what happened in the exam room was something they never expected.

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Can You Get Covid Twice? What Reinfection Cases Really Mean

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1. How many people have been reinfected?

A tracker maintained by the Dutch news agency BNO News had recorded 24 cases globally as of Oct. 16. The first confirmed case, a 33-year-old man from Hong Kong, was reported in August. He’d tested positive in March with mild symptoms of Covid-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, and had two negative tests a few weeks later. Four and a half months after the first event, he tested positive again, although he had no symptoms. The only known person to have died from a case of reinfection was an 89-year-old Dutch woman, who

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How One Fitness Enthusiast Is Tackling the Navajo Diabetes Crisis

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From Men’s Health

LOREN ANTHONY’S BACKYARD gym keeps growing. Early this year, he had a few wooden beams. When summer ended, he had railroad ties, chains, and crates, MacGyver-ing them together for deadlifts and shoulder presses.

The 37-year-old grits out a workout session nearly every day, often uploading clips to his Instagram or Facebook account. It’s how he inspires his Diné people to find ways to train—and he desperately wants them to do that. “I want more people to understand that fitness is a lifestyle that isn’t a trend,” he says.

It’s a lifestyle that Anthony hopes more in the

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Study in Nature Medicine shows superior patient outcomes in LLS’s Beat AML clinical trial

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Rye Brook, NY (Monday, October 26, 2020) – Patients participating in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) groundbreaking precision medicine Beat AML Master Clinical Trial had superior outcomes compared to acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients who opted for standard chemotherapy treatment, according to findings published today in the prestigious Nature Medicine journal.

The Beat AML trial achieved its primary endpoint by showing genomic analysis of the leukemia cells to identify AML subtypes can be completed within an unprecedented seven days, giving patients, caregivers and their doctors ample time to make a more personalized treatment decision without risking the patient’s chance

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Athawale, Tatkare test positive for Covid, in hospital

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Union Minister Ramdas Athawale and NCP MP from Raigad, Sunil Tatkare, announced on Tuesday that they have tested positive for Covid-19. Both have been admitted to hospitals in Mumbai.

Athawale (60), a member of the Rajya Sabha and the Minister of State for Social Justice, is diabetic. He had attended an event in Mumbai on Monday to induct actor Payal Ghosh into the Republican Party of India (A).

Tatkare (65), took to social media to announce that he had tested positive. He said that his health was fine but he had gotten himself admitted

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Lilly Stops Antibody Trial in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.

Eli Lilly announced it will halt its ACTIV-3 trial evaluating the antibody bamlanivimab in combination with remdesivir for people hospitalized with COVID-19, after new evidence regarding efficacy emerged.

The new data from the National Institutes of Health suggest that the experimental neutralizing antibody therapy does not offer significant clinical benefit for people with more advanced COVID-19 illness, according to a company statement.

Eli Lilly also announced it plans to continue its other trials evaluating the antibody, including those assessing a potential role in treating people in

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Coronavirus Live Updates: New Cases Climb Above 70,000

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The world-wide total of confirmed coronavirus cases neared 44 million, with more than 1.16 million dead, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

India: New cases climbed, a day after dipping to the lowest daily level in more than three months. On Wednesday, India reported 43,893 new cases, as the total number neared eight million, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The country’s death toll rose by 508 to 120,010.

China: Health authorities reported 22 symptomatic, locally transmitted cases for Tuesday, the highest single-day increase since early August. The rise comes as a cluster

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The next vaccine challenge: Nationalism

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Instead of a coordinated global effort among governments to prepare the world to produce and distribute a vaccine, the pandemic has set off a wave of “me first” health care nationalism. Early in the pandemic, nations scrambled to bring production “home” and to secure enough doses of a still-hypothetical vaccine for their own citizens first. From export controls on critical health care supplies to closing borders to the movement of people, many measures governments took to protect their own citizens have also made it more difficult to orchestrate a global response, according to a new episode of POLITICO’s Global Translations

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Mary J. Blige and other women touched by breast cancer talk importance of screening

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The nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer said in an interview with “Good Morning America” that highlighting the illness is important to her because of the racial disparity in breast cancer death rates.

Higher death rates

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Fitness Startup Lets Trainers Work From Home

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Watch a Bodybuilder Get Wrecked Taking the VO2 Max Fitness Test

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In his latest YouTube video, British bodybuilder and CrossFit athlete Obi Vincent put his cardio fitness and aerobic endurance to the test when he took on a VO2 max workout. The VO2 max gives an indicator of a person’s fitness by measuring their energy output based on the oxygen consumed and carbon dioxide produced during exercise.



British bodybuilder and CrossFit athlete Obi Vincent challenged his personal fitness and endurance in a new YouTube video by taking a VO2 max test.


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British bodybuilder and CrossFit athlete Obi Vincent challenged his personal fitness and endurance in a new YouTube video by taking a VO2 max test.

“I’ve never tested my fitness,” says Obi. “Throughout school into my twenties, I didn’t do

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At-Home Workouts Reshape the Fitness Industry | Trends

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The world of fitness and exercise has been fundamentally changed by the pandemic. People are doing more workouts at home, purchasing home gym equipment, and relying more than ever on remote fitness coaching.

The E-Commerce Times caught up with insiders from the health and wellness industry for perspective on how the population is staying active at home.

“The pandemic has greatly affected the way people are exercising,” Brent Hartman, president of B3 Personal Training, explained to the E-Commerce Times. “In the beginning, when gyms were shut down, everyone was rushing to purchase equipment for their home gym. It’s almost as

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15 fitness influencer-entrepreneurs on how they built their followings

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  • While gyms struggle to recover from a $10 billion shift away from in-person workouts, a crop of online fitness stars are leading us into digital transformation through virtual training programs and personalized apps.
  • Business Insider compiled a list of 15 top fitness influencers who have become entrepreneurs through their unique training programs, health products, and apparel lines.
  • They told us how they built their following on social media to leverage their followers into customers. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Gone are the days of packed spin and Zumba classes. If you’re not pedaling six-feet-apart from your gym partner,

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