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Five Things presented by Children's Mercy Sports Medicine Center: Sporting travels to Portland for a matchup with the Timbers |  May 14, 2022

Five Things presented by Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine Center: Sporting travels to Portland for a matchup with the Timbers | May 14, 2022

A brief look at Sporting’s past decade against Portland Since joining MLS in 2011, the Portland Timbers have made the playoffs in seven of their first 11 seasons. They have one MLS Cup title, and two more appearances in the MLS Cup Finals, including a trip to the 2021 final. In that same span, Sporting …

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Tri-agency audit reveals problems with Mind Springs management

Tri-agency audit reveals problems with Mind Springs management

Mind Springs Health in Grand Junction in March 2022. An unprecedented audit by three state agencies released recently about Mind Springs found a number of issues with management issues.McKenzie Lange / A change in leadership and management structure should address troubling issues surrounding Mind Springs Health, according to an unprecedented audit by three state agencies …

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Bhagyashree shares simple exercises to increase body flexibility. Watch video

Bhagyashree took to Instagram and shared a new workout video. In the clip, she demonstrated simple exercises that help increase body flexibility. Bhagyashree shares easy exercises that help increase body flexibility. HIGHLIGHTS Bhagyashree shared a new workout video on Instagram. The actress shared simple exercises that help increase body flexibility. She also urged her fans …

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Octopuses Tragically Destroy Themselves After Mating.  We May Finally Know Why

Octopuses Tragically Destroy Themselves After Mating. We May Finally Know Why

Octopuses are doomed to be orphans from a very young age. After a female octopus lays her eggs, she stops eating and begins self-mutilating, tearing off her skin and biting off the tips of her tentacles. By the time a young octopus wriggles out of its egg, its mother is already dead. A few months …

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Editas Medicine Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for EDIT-301 for the Treatment of Beta Thalassemia

Editas Medicine Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for EDIT-301 for the Treatment of Beta Thalassemia

Editas Medicine, Inc. Company on track to dose first transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia patient with EDIT-301 by year-end CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Editas Medicine, Inc. (Nasdaq: EDIT), a leading genome editing company, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Orphan Drug Designation to EDIT -301, an investigational, gene …

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Ask KHN-PolitiFact: Should you worry about data from your period-tracking app being used against you

It’s estimated that millions of people in the US use period-tracking apps to plan ahead, track when they are ovulating, and monitor other health effects. The apps can help signal when a period is late. After Politico published on May 2 a draft opinion from the Supreme Court indicating that Roe v. Wade, the law …

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Health Connect syncs between Fitbit, Samsung, and more

Health Connect syncs between Fitbit, Samsung, and more

On Android, there are dozens of fitness apps you can use to track your steps, goals, and exercises throughout the day. Google’s new Health Connect app promises to sync fitness data from various Android apps including Fitbit, Samsung Health, and more. In recent years, Google and Samsung have been closely collaborating on projects related to …

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A baby fox has tested positive for bird flu in Minnesota.  State officials said the animal was wild and lived in Anoka County, near the capital Minneapolis.  (Stock image: There is no suggestion that the foxes pictured above have tested positive for bird flu)

Baby fox tests positive for BIRD FLU in Minnesota, officials reveal

A baby fox has tested positive for bird flu H5N1 in Minnesota, state officials revealed Wednesday, in the first case to be reported in a wild mammal in America. The State’s Department of Natural Resources said the fox kit was found lying outside a fox den and being unable to use its back legs in …

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Intermountain Healthcare selects nationally recognized diversity leader as health system's first Chief Equity Officer

Intermountain Healthcare selects nationally recognized diversity leader as health system’s first Chief Equity Officer

After an extensive national search, Intermountain Healthcare has selected Tiffany Capeles, a nationally recognized diversity leader, as the health system’s first chief equity officer. Capeles, who has a broad background in healthcare diversity, will lead Intermountain’s efforts, which were started several years ago, to expand health equity, diversity, and inclusion for caregivers, patients, and communities …

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