Category Archives: Health

Coronavirus Update: Here’s Who Won’t Be Receiving a Second Stimulus Check

*After Trump’s signing of the latest $900 billion stimulus bill to help cash-strapped Americans during the ongoing pandemic, many should be on the lookout for second stimulus checks. However, millions more may be among the groups who don’t qualify for the payment.

Here are the groups of Americans who won’t receive a $600 check in the second round.

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Clinically Dead, Woman, 90, Shows No Signs of Decay for 7 Days

Passang Chokpa

MUMBAI — In September this year, the Tibetan community in Bengaluru, a city in south India, experienced a rare phenomenon. Passang Chokpa, a 90-year-old woman was declared dead by a doctor after a thorough examination. Her pulse was absent, her heartbeat had stopped, and she was not breathing.

But as relatives began making arrangements for her last rites, they noticed that her body had not stiffened, there was no discoloration and she appeared as if she was in deep sleep.

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Small Towns are the New Face of COVID-19 Pandemic as US Passes 250,000 Deaths

*A South Dakota doctor is moonlighting as a newspaper columnist, urging readers to protect themselves against the virus that killed both his parents.

The sheriff in a Kansas town is fighting for his life in a Denver hospital he was sent to for critical care.

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On the Rise: 5 of the Highest Paying Medical Careers

Medical Jobs

*Healthcare is one of the fastest-growing career fields in the country. Our fast-growing aging population means increased demand for healthcare services over the next decade.

An increased demand creates an opportunity for high incomes in medical careers. Here are 5 of the highest-paid medical careers.

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Separate celebration: Formerly conjoined twins turn 2 after surgeries

 

Two-year-old twins Prefina and Ervina recently celebrated their birthday in a unusual way – as individuals.

The previously conjoined twins, connected at the head, were successfully separated after several surgeries by skilled surgeons and nurses at an Italian hospital.

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Motorbike mission: Activist delivers sunscreen to Ugandans with albinism

 

For street vendor Barbra Anyinge, who normally sells shoes in Lira, a town in northern Uganda, the pandemic has made one essential especially scarce: sunscreen.

While usually Anyinge’s difficulty in obtaining the recommended high-protection sunscreen is its up to $20 cost, the pandemic has made it even more challenging.

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From smoker to marathon woman: Brazil woman (Sara Velloso) completes six of the world’s biggest races

 

The Abbott World Marathon Majors comprises six of the world’s largest marathons, stretching from Berlin to Tokyo. It’s a feat for any runner, let alone one who once deemed herself a sedentary smoker.

Brazil native Sara Velloso, an avid smoker for 17 years, is now, at 52, an accomplished competitor in the six-marathon stretch.

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VIDEO: Fauci warns a coronavirus vaccine is not guaranteed

 

The nation could see thousands more cases of coronavirus, the country’s top infectious disease specialist said Tuesday.

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