Day: September 14, 2020

Fresno healthcare worker competing to be Ms. Health and Fitness

A Fresno respiratory therapist is facing some heavy competition in the race for this year’s Ms. Health and Fitness.

CRMC healthcare worker competing in Ms Health and Fitness contest



Alynn Botti has beat out hundreds of women so far to advance to the quarter-finals.

Alynn works out six days a week to stay fit, and more importantly decompress from her stressful job at Community Regional Medical Center, where she works with COVID -19 patients.

She said lifting weights has kept her balanced throughout the pandemic and emotionally sane.

“It’s just something hard to watch someone struggle with. It’s just a terrible disease and being able to come home and work out – I feel like it’s better for myself, it’s better for my family, because it’s such a good stress reliever,” she says.

Alynn works graveyard shifts, but still manages to stay motivated to workout

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Why is COVID-19 more severe in men and elders? | UW Medicine

By UW Medicine | Newsroom

The immune system usually mounts a strong immune response to infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. That defensive response, however, appears to be weaker in men and people over the age of 60, a study led by researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle has found.

“There were some early studies that suggested that there was a fairly weak antiviral response shortly after infection, but we found a very robust immune response in patients at the time of symptom onset,” said lead author Nicole Lieberman. “But differences in the immune response in older individuals and men may contribute to the greater severity and higher mortality we see in these groups.”

Lieberman is a research scientist in the laboratory of Alex Greninger. He is an assistant professor in the department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Washington

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Emergency Dentist In Maple Grove Reopens Post Lockdown With New Published Safety Guidelines – Press Release

Reflections Dental Care clinic has now reopened. To protect patients and staff members, the dental practice has implemented new safety procedures.

Reflections Dental Care is pleased to announce that the emergency dentist has published its new safety guidelines, in conjunction with reopening the clinic following the coronavirus lockdown. The guidelines are those which are focused on compliance with industry regulations and rules, as well as those designed to protect the safety of the staff and patients. Following the suggested guidelines allows for patients to continue to be treated, despite the virus lockdown regulations. 

The dentist in Maple Grove understands that delaying care or checkups can have long-term effects on the health of the teeth and on general health. What started as a small cavity can become a root canal or tooth extraction. If treated promptly, a small procedure can add to the time of treatment, higher expenditures, and more suffering

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Jacob Blake makes brief court appearance from hospital

Jacob Blake, the 29-year-old Black man who was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer in late August, made a brief court appearance on Friday for charges that were filed in July. Blake, who remains in the hospital, pleaded not guilty to charges of criminal trespass, third-degree sexual assault and disorderly conduct. 

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Jacob Blake makes court appearance from hospital bed for domestic violence charges



The charges stem from a May 3 incident in which he’s accused of breaking into the home of his ex-girlfriend, the mother of his three children, and allegedly sexually assaulting her before stealing her truck and debit card, according to a criminal complaint. 


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In his first public appearance since the shooting, Blake appeared before the court in a shirt and tie from his hospital bed. He entered not guilty pleas

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