How to Tell Which Fitness Influencers Are Worth Trusting

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Fitness Instagram, like every other place or population on earth, contains multitudes. There are athletes working their butts off, coaches promoting their business, models making a living. Not all of these people are legitimate fitness professionals, so if you look to Insta or YouTube for workout advice you need to ask yourself a few questions.



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What is this person implying but not saying?

The number one lie of many fitness influencers is one they leave unsaid: It is the implication that whatever I am selling will get you the

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Family drama, shocking news, and elections

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Next week on General Hospital, an election-themed episode airs. Pic credit: ABC

General Hospital spoilers for next week promise that November sweeps will kick off in a big way.

Things in Port Charles are unsettling at best. The things that have happened over the last several months have turned things upside down, and with secrets looming, November could be the biggest month for shockers yet.

Election-themed episode

As the reel world and the real world collide next week on General Hospital, there will be an election-themed episode. It will include several of the actors that viewers love, though details beyond

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New Cambridge Centre to Connect AI, Medicine and UK Life Sciences Sector

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Nov. 11, 2020 — On 11 November the University of Cambridge announced a five-year agreement with AstraZeneca and GSK to fund the Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine (CCAIM). For the 5-year duration, AstraZeneca and GSK will support five new PhD studentships per year. This program will enable the best and brightest young minds in machine learning and bioscience to partner with leaders in industry and academia, wherever they may be in the world.

CCAIM has been set up as a cutting-edge research group. Its faculty of 10 University of Cambridge researchers – in addition to world-class PhD students, currently

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Hospital saluted for critical, expanded care | Editorials

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Those of us who have lived around here for a while have grown accustomed to seeing construction cranes and trailers at the local hospital. As the community has grown steadily, so has Bozeman Deaconess Hospital with almost continuous expansion.

And it hasn’t just been more rooms for patients and office space for health care providers. The growth has come with new technology that enables the hospital to meet a widening array of local health care needs.

The hospital recently added one of its most important expansion of services with the opening of a birth center and neonatal intensive care unit

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The Logistical Challenges Of Covid-19 Vaccines

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The United States could be the first country to launch one of the most ambitious vaccine operations in history: distributing and administering up to 600 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine in just a few months.

Massive vaccine campaigns are nothing new — they have been carried out for decades in the fight against the measles and flu, for example.

But stamping out the coronavirus is a distinctly new challenge due to three factors: the short time frame for inoculating a huge number of people, the fact that most vaccines will require two doses, and the very low temperature at

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The new Amazfit Band 5 fitness tracker is on sale for $35

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The Amazfit Band 5 is slim, capable and affordable, and it lets you choose between dozens of slick faces.


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This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

Looking for a budget fitness band to slap on your wrist? The new Amazfit Band 5 deserves careful consideration, and not just because it’s only $50. It’s because for a limited time, and while supplies last, the Amazfit Band 5 is on sale for just $35. That’s from Amazfit

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Dentist Says Virus Caused Property Damage In Insurance Suit

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A Minnesota dental office said more courts across the country have rejected insurers’ bids to dismiss COVID-19 business interruption suits for policies without a virus exclusion,

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Hospital owner grapples with COVID-19

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It’s a case of a physician having a hard time healing himself.

Like many businesses, hospitals are struggling to make ends meet during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Just ask Antonio Tamayo, owner and chair of the Perpetual Help Medical Center in Las Piñas.

“People might think hospitals are raking it in during a widespread medical situation like this pandemic. Sadly, they are wrong,” he lamented.

Tamayo revealed that his hospital’s occupancy rate has fallen below the halfway point since the pandemic began.

“Occupancy is low because of COVID, even non-COVID sick patients are afraid to go to the hospital

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Dubai Fitness Challenge, COVID-19 and IPL in UAE

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UAE: Health and well-being activities

The weather is so pleasing, and the temperatures have dropped (“Complete guide of Dubai Fitness Challenge 2020”, Gulf News, November 01). We all love to reconnect with our childhood, feel free, and now the Dubai Government’s initiative – fitness challenge is something to be a part of. The events, the camaraderie, and the feeling of being fit is something we all need. So let’s make the best of these opportunities, especially when the weather is on our side. I remember reading a quote: ‘Fitness first begins in the mind, then in the gym.’

Meanwhile, we

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Editas Medicine Reports Inducement Grants to New Chief Medical Officer

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Editas Medicine, Inc. (Nasdaq: EDIT), a leading genome editing company, today announced the grant of inducement awards to the Company’s newly appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Lisa Michaels, M.D. In connection with Dr. Michaels’ appointment, the Editas Medicine Board of Directors approved a stock option grant and a restricted stock unit award to Dr. Michaels as inducements material to Dr. Michaels entering into employment with Editas Medicine in accordance

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San Luis Obispo Dentist Reports the Top Dental Concerns for Teens

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Daily brushing and flossing and limiting sugary food and beverages are always at the top of good dental practices regardless of age. The tween and teen years do highlight some special concerns and Dr. Douglas Ng, a dentist in San Luis Obispo, CA is pleased to bring these concerns to the attention of parents and teens.

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Daily brushing and flossing and limiting sugary food and beverages are always at the top of good dental practices regardless of age. The tween and teen years do highlight some special concerns and Dr. Douglas Ng,

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TYK2 Inhibition Promising in Psoriatic Arthritis

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The oral tyrosine kinase 2 inhibitor deucravacitinib was effective for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis in a phase II placebo-controlled trial.

At week 16, only 31.8% of patients who had been randomized to receive placebo met the 20% response criteria of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR20), compared with 52.9% of those receiving 6 mg of deucravacitinib per day (P=0.0134) and 62.7% of those given 12 mg per day (P=0.0004), reported Philip Mease, MD, of Swedish Medical Center and the University of Washington in Seattle.

In addition, ACR50 responses were observed at week 16 in

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Sweets, dry fruits are out; therapy, fitness trackers are in as Diwali gifts at India Inc amid WFH

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a person sitting at a desk in front of a laptop: Sweets, dry fruits are out; therapy, fitness trackers are in as Diwali gifts at India Inc amid WFH


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Sweets, dry fruits are out; therapy, fitness trackers are in as Diwali gifts at India Inc amid WFH

The shift to work-from-home amid the Covid-19 outbreak has changed the type of gifts companies are handing out this Diwali. The emphasis is on personalised products, in a stark shift from the typical sweets and dry fruits that are handed out every year.

The gifts includes products needed to effectively work from home, including web cameras and headphones, as also wellness and health-related products, since employees are mostly at home.

At edtech firm upGrad, there are no gifts for

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American College of Lifestyle Medicine Launches Bill of Rights to Raise Awareness of Lifestyle Medicine’s Role in Type 2 Diabetes Informed Consent and Treatment

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The Bill of Rights is a companion to ACLM’s recently launched “Reversing Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance with Lifestyle Medicine” 18-hour, 20-module, evidence-based CME/CE accredited online course for physicians and health professionals. This is the first comprehensive educational curriculum offered to equip physicians and other health professionals to treat and reverse type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.  In addition, ACLM recently published a position paper, “Type 2 Diabetes Remission and Lifestyle Medicine: A Position Statement from the

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NJ Dentist Must Face Claims He Caused Man’s Addiction

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Law360 (November 13, 2020, 9:59 PM EST) — A New Jersey appeals court on Friday revived a dental patient’s lawsuit alleging a dentist caused his nitrous oxide addiction by administering too much of the drug during his treatment, reasoning that the patient’s claims were plausible.

A two-judge Appellate Division panel reversed the dismissal of a suit accusing Dr. Ira J. Zohn and Advanced Endodontic Associates of negligently administering nitrous oxide to patient Bruce Ampolsky from 2013 to 2017 beyond what was medically necessary for any dental treatment which caused him to become addicted and suffer injuries requiring medical treatment.

After

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Ohio dad marathon: Father runs around hospital for 4-year-old son with cancer

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Codner, of Poland, Ohio, ran 26.2 miles around Akron Children’s Hospital on October 17 to raise money for the hospital treating his son, who has 26 months left in his treatment.

In early May, Codner and his wife Tristan received a phone call that Andrew had a bed waiting for him in the hematology and oncology unit of the hospital.

A day that began as a visit to the pediatrician for Andrew’s swollen face had resulted in a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a common childhood cancer.

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Amgen, AstraZeneca say experimental asthma drug meets trial goal

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(Reuters) – Drugmakers Amgen Inc and AstraZeneca Plc said on Tuesday a pivotal trial found that their experimental medication tezepelumab significantly reduced asthma attacks for people with severe forms of the respiratory condition compared to a placebo.

The partners said that the year-long trial met its primary goal in patients with severe asthma who were also receiving standard care, including medium- or high-dose inhaled corticosteroids plus at

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Timex launches first fashion fitness band in India, price starts at Rs 4495

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Watch manufacturer Timex had unveiled its new range of fitness bands in India. The company on Tuesday released its first fashion fitness band. Timex had previously rolled out many fitness bands and smartwatches in the budget segment but this time it has taken cognizance of the style-conscious buyers. The new range of fitness bands by Timex comes with a stainless steel mesh band as well as a silicone strap.

Talking about the launch of fitness bands by Timex, Ajay Dhyani, Head- Marketing and E-Commerce, Timex Group said, “We are thrilled to announce the launch of our first-ever fitness band in

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Treating Opioid Addiction in Primary Care Benefits Both Patients and Cash-Strapped Medical Practices

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Annals of Family Medicine: Treating Opioid Addiction in Primary Care Benefits Both Patients and Cash-Strapped Medical Practices

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ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 11, 2020

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Buprenorphine-based treatment for opioid addiction is in short supply in many areas of the United States. And while many physicians want to offer it, clinics are unsure how to offer buprenorphine therapy in a financially sustainable way. Cost and revenue analysis from a team of Harvard Medical School researchers finds that even cash-strapped primary practices in high-poverty rural and urban communities can offer financially sustainable

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