June 15, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

Day: May 9, 2021

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The state and four district attorneys have sued the operator of 19 nursing homes, including several in the Bay Area where dozens of patients and employees died of COVID-19, accusing it of “trading people for profits at every turn.”

Mariner Health Care Services has “siphoned off funds necessary for appropriate staffing,” according to the lawsuit filed by the California Department of Justice and the district attorneys of  Alameda, Marin, Santa Cruz and Los Angeles counties.

The unacceptably low staffing levels have resulted in insufficient care, leading to unnecessary leg amputations, bone ulcers, spread of infections and unreported sexual and physical

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Back when gyms were allowed to open at full capacity and boutique fitness classes were like social events, Brynn Putnam, founder and CEO of Mirror, was already thinking of ways to elevate her workouts at home.

“I always felt like working out at home and you were sacrificing quality for convenience,” Putnam tells CNBC Make It. “You were putting a big bike or a treadmill into your small in your apartment, or you were searching for content on YouTube and watching it on a tiny phone while you tried to awkwardly workout.”

So Putnam did something about it. She created

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The district had reported 12 cases on Monday morning, and the 7-day average now has risen to 13, with 9.5 per 100,000 population.

There were no new hospitalizations reported Tuesday but one on Monday.

This news emerged after the disclosure over the weekend that there had been two more positive tests among residents at the Mulberry Creek Nursing & Rehab in Martinsville, where an outbreak dating to the first week of the year that had included 157 cases and 17 deaths, was on the verge of closing.

In an email to residents, their families and employees, administrator Bob Nelson had

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DURHAM, N.C., May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —  Validic®, provider of the industry’s premier platform and solutions to orchestrate personal health data, today announced that its Validic Inform solution is the winner of the “Best Overall Connected Healthcare Solution” award by MedTech Breakthrough. Validic’s award-winning health data platform, Validic Inform, offers access to the largest ecosystem of home-use medical devices, wearables, and consumer health apps on the market.

Since 2013, Validic’s technology has made personal health data actionable and meaningful for people and their care providers. Health organizations are using these data to develop personalized member health experiences,

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A lifelong Ridgefield resident has combined her passions for fitness and dance into a new, fun-focused studio offering a unique array of classes that empower clients to feel their best while breaking a sweat.

On May 3, Samantha Canale, 32, opened Affinity Studio on Roberts Lane after deciding to branch out of her former fitness bubble. With more than 15 years of dance training under her belt, she conceptualized a space where gym goers could explore other avenues of fitness.

“(We’re) not reinventing the (fitness) wheel, but I think there (are) more fun ways to do it,” she said. “I

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Supplementing with collagen peptides may benefit older people and promote skin and bone health during aging.

Q: Is taking collagen a good thing for an older person? There seem to be so many pros and cons.

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body, and it plays an important role in skin and bone health.

As you age, your body’s production of collagen declines, leading to signs of aging like sagging skin and wrinkles. The integrity of the collagen network found in the bones decreases with age as well, leading to a reduction in bone strength (2

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