May 16, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

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INDIANAPOLIS, April 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Modern Vascular, a pioneering medical group dedicated to preventing amputation through the treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), today announced the expansion of its national footprint to 14 clinics with the opening of a new office in Indianapolis. Modern Vascular will hold a Physician’s Open House Thursday April 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., begin seeing patients on May 17, and begin patient procedures June 2. In addition, the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce will welcome Modern Vascular to the city with

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After a horrific onslaught of COVID-19 killed the majority of residents at a small nursing home in Grant County, facility director Erica Gaertner couldn’t wait to roll up her sleeve when the first vaccines rolled out.

“I thought, naively I suppose, that everybody else would just fall in line,” she said. “But here I sit with less than 50% of my staff vaccinated.”

Gaertner, who hasn’t fully recovered from her own bout with the novel coronavirus, organized three on-site vaccination clinics at McKay Healthcare & Rehab in the Central Washington town of Soap Lake. She had one-on-one conversations with every

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HARRISBURG. Pa. – The Department of Health released the latest cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania. 5,114 new cases brings the state total to 1,103,616 as of Saturday, 4/18/21. 

The DOH also reports that there are 2,653 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 with 555 of those patients in the Intensive Care Unit. Most of the patients hospitalized are age 65 or older.

As of Friday, April 16th, the DOH reports that there were 39 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, for a total of 25,661 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Pennsylvania.

The Department of Health is also providing an update

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Cook and its five suburban collar counties all showed improvements in the latest ranking of the healthiest places to live in Illinois.

DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties have all ranked in or near the 10 healthiest counties in the state for at least five years. In the latest rankings, DuPage County is ranked the healthiest of all 102 counties in Illinois. McHenry County is fourth, Lake County fifth, Kane County seventh and Will County places ninth.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute created the rankings, which compare more than 30 factors

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NEW YORK, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Tend, the first dentist that people actually look forward to, today announced it has raised an additional $125 million in Series C funding. Addition led the round, with participation from existing investors including GV, Juxtapose, Redpoint and Zigg Capital.

Through a hospitality mindset and personalized approach, Tend is setting a new standard for oral health.

After its successful launch in October 2019, Tend has rapidly grown to serve more than 20,000 patients and 256 team members across six locations throughout New York City with plans to expand across the U.S. Tend

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NEW YORK — State lawmakers across the U.S. are taking actions to limit the emergency powers of governors — not just in the current coronavirus pandemic, but for any future emergencies.

The pushback is coming primarily from Republican lawmakers but is not entirely partisan. GOP lawmakers are targeting both Democratic and Republican governors.

When the pandemic hit a year ago, many governors and their top health officials temporarily ordered residents to remain home, limited public gatherings, prohibited in-person schooling and shut down dine-in restaurants, gyms and other businesses. Many governors have been repealing or relaxing restrictions after cases declined from

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