The truckers who keep India’s coronavirus patients breathing

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SELAQUI, India (Reuters) – Subhas Kumar Yadav has fought fear, deadlines and hunger to truck liquid oxygen from a factory in India’s Himalayan foothills to hospitals in the northern plains during the coronavirus epidemic.

Subhas Kumar Yadav, a truck driver who ferries liquid oxygen from a Linde India factory to hospitals, poses in front of a tanker carrying liquid oxygen along a road in Selaqui in the Dehradun district of the northern state of Uttarakhand, India October 29, 2020. Picture taken October 29, 2020. REUTERS/Devjyot Ghoshal

The worst time, he said, was in the weeks after the federal government imposed

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This Smart Home Gym Is The Future Of Fitness

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JaxJox, which makes a smart personalized home gym that uses AI to track and improve your performance and give you a wellness score, just scored itself. The Seattle-based fit tech company announced today that it has raised $10 million to bring its JaxJox “interactive fitness studio” to market.

The company also announced an exclusive retail partnership with Best Buy, and customers can get the fitness studio installed by Best Buy’s Geek Squad.

The system consists of a 43” touchscreen TV that can display fitness classes as well as data about your performance. The screen

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‘Lifestyle medicine’ can help you live a better, longer life | Sponsored Content

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In Latin, the word “physician” means “teacher,” and a unique form of specialty medicine known as Lifestyle Medicine is taking that meaning literally by teaching patients how to live their healthiest lives.

Lifestyle Medicine is an effort to reverse an alarming trend in the U.S. that has seen patients eating themselves into an unhealthy state and then taking medication to “fix” the resulting chronic diseases, says Dr. Donna Mueller, a UPMC Lifestyle Medicine physician.

“It is patient care that empowers the patient to take charge of their own health through coaching and support from their provider, rather than the paternalistic

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Abducted dentist from Hyderabad rescued in Andhra, 7 held : The Tribune India

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Hyderabad, October 28

A doctor from Hyderabad was rescued from Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh a day after he was allegedly kidnapped from his clinic here by an inter-state gang, police said on Wednesday.

The seven members of the gang have been arrested, and search is on for the prime accused and five others, the police said.

The kidnappers, demanded Rs 10 crore as ransom to be paid in bitcoins for the release of the 56-year-old dentist, they said.

The prime accused is a close relative of the doctor’s wife, they said.

After learning about the dentist’s financial status, the

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Bangladeshi floating hospital treats flood-ravaged community

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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — In late July, volunteers from a Bangladeshi charity started getting calls seeking support from people from the country’s vast coastal region that had been flooded for months during this year’s monsoon.



In this photo provided by Bidyanondo Foundation, a doctor examines a patient after arriving at Banishanta village near Mongla seaport in southwestern region of Bangladesh, on Sept. 1, 2020. A Bangladeshi charity has set up a floating hospital turning a small tourist boat into a healthcare facility to provide services to thousands of people affected by this year's devastating floods that marooned millions. (Bidyanondo Foundation via AP)


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In this photo provided by Bidyanondo Foundation, a doctor examines a patient after arriving at Banishanta village near Mongla seaport in southwestern region of Bangladesh, on Sept. 1, 2020. A Bangladeshi charity has set up a floating hospital turning a small tourist boat into a healthcare facility to provide services to thousands of people affected by this year’s devastating floods

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