Jeff Lewis returns to his first radio show since major neck surgery: ‘I survived my surgery’

Jeff Lewis underwent surgery last Wednesday after being diagnosed with the spinal cord disease Cervical Myelopathy, just two weeks prior. 

The 50-year-old Flipping Out alum returned to his first radio show since the procedure. 

‘First of all, I survived my surgery,’ the the interior designer-house flipper revealed on SiriusXM’s Jeff Lewis Live. ‘I still have my legs and I can walk, although I did use the walker on the first day.’ 

Recovering: Jeff Lewis returned to his first radio show since undergoing major surgery last Wednesday, after being diagnosed with the spinal cord disease Cervical Myelopathy just two weeks prior 

Lewis sought help from a doctor after experiencing lower back and neck pain and instability in his legs.

The former Brave star also joked to his radio show cohosts, Megan Weaver and Doug Budin, their listeners overprepared him for the major surgery. 

While he initially purchased an additional walker to

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Woman loses 180lb after ditching 4,000-calorie-a-day diet

A woman has lost a whopping 180lbs after her weight took a toll over her life, feasting on three McDonald’s burgers and fries every day eating a whopping 4000 calories.

Alex Bevacqua, 27, from Sacramento, California, grew up as an overweight child and had suffered from obesity her entire life, piling on the pounds over the years – thanks in large part to her calorie-heavy diet. 

She admits that she ate McDonald’s every day, and her typical order would consist of two McDoubles, one McChicken sandwich, a large fries and a sweet tea – but her over-the-top indulgence did not end there. 

Transformed: 27-year-old Alex Bevacqua, from California, has revealed how she shed a whopping 180lbs after struggling with obesity from childhood

Transformed: 27-year-old Alex Bevacqua, from California, has revealed how she shed a whopping 180lbs after struggling with obesity from childhood 

Changes: Alex says she used to gorge on 4,000 calories a day, binging on everything from McDonald's and fried tacos to candy and ice cream before starting her weight loss journey

Changes: Alex says she used to gorge on 4,000 calories a day, binging on everything from McDonald's and fried tacos to candy and ice cream before starting her weight loss journey

Changes: Alex says she used to gorge on 4,000 calories a day, binging on everything from McDonald’s and fried tacos to candy and ice cream before starting her

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Best food processor of 2020: Cuisinart, KitchenAid and more

Deciding which food processor will suit your chopping, dicing, grinding and food prep needs can be challenging. Add a wide range of price points, and it’s not easy to decipher which ones are worth the extra cash.

From motor power to capacity, attachments and overall value, we’re here to help find the best options on the market. Turns out, the best food processors aren’t always the most expensive.

Read more: The best blenders of 2020: NutriBullet, Ninja and more

When it comes to kitchen countertop appliances, a high-quality food processor is one of the most versatile, designed to accomplish specialized tasks quickly in the kitchen. A high-performance food processor can feel like your own personal sous chef, saving you on effort and time spent laboring over a given

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‘Art heals’: UMass Memorial Health Care invests in Creative Hub Community Arts Center to improve health of Worcester community

What lies beyond the pandemic? MassForward is MassLive’s series examining the journey of Massachusetts’ businesses through and beyond the coronavirus pandemic.

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The basket of ingredients baked into Worcester’s renaissance included a vast array of businesses, organizations and ideas. It’s common though, for a few flavors to overpower the others, grabbing much of the attention.

Monday morning, though, standing in a vacant rundown building built more than a century ago, City Manager Edward Augustus Jr. revealed the sometimes forgotten ingredient of Worcester’s rebirth.

“The secret sauce to that renaissance is the arts, the creative community,” Augustus said.

That secret is getting a bit more kick.

Within the former Boys Club building on 2 Ionic Ave. in Worcester, Augustus joined UMass Memorial Health Care and Creative Hub Worcester to announce funding that will help transform the space into a creative paradise.

UMass Memorial announced a $500,000 investment loan Monday to help

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Nursing Exec Leads Lake Forest Hospital To Magnet ‘Gold Standard’

LAKE FOREST, IL — For Denise Majeski, Lake Forest Hospital’s chief nursing officer, April 14 was an emotional day. It was her 40th anniversary working at the hospital. A few weeks into the stay-at-home order issued in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it was also the day when Lake County public safety workers arranged a parade of dozens of cars to show support for hospital workers.

“I was very touched,” Mejeski told Patch. “All the first responders came in their cars and fire trucks, and all their vehicles paraded in front of the hospital in support of our front-line caregivers. So I remember going out that day and feeling great pride.”

In her four-decade career at the hospital, Majeski became the hospital’s first endowed chief nurse executive, created its first patient advisory council and led its nurses through a series of challenges — both medical and practical.

“You get to

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First person: ‘I was tested for COVID-19 at my Abu Dhabi home’

Paramedics collect swab samples at a coronavirus drive-through screening station in Dubai. Picture for illustrative purposes only.
Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/ Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: In terms of efforts to combat COVID-19, the UAE is known for its testing record. More than six million tests have been conducted till date, with multiple screening centres established across the country since the outbreak.

The country also leads efforts in mass testing, and Abu Dhabi launched a home screening initiative as early as June 17. In an announcement on social media, the emirate’s public health provider, the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha), and the Abu Dhabi Department of Health, said the aim was to provide people with easy access to screening while also supporting vulnerable residents and the elderly.

On Tuesday evening, my family and I, like many other Abu Dhabi residents, had the opportunity of being tested in our own home.

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Merriwa retirees create art exchange with childcare centre

A WEEKLY art exchange is helping retirees and children connect despite COVID-19 restrictions on face-to-face interactions.

RAAFA Estate Merriwa and Goodstart Early Learning Merriwa have set up ‘The Little Hands Art Exchange’ to swap artwork created by Kindy children and retirees.

The initiative started with children creating artwork that was delivered to the nearby estate to put on display in the arcade.

Residents then volunteered to create artwork for a reciprocal display at the centre, with RAAFA retirement wellbeing officer Suzanne Free taking across a piece each week.

“We were trying to get an intergenerational playgroup together then COVID came along – that put a hold on everything,” she said.

Mrs Free said Goodstart staff suggested they could still lift the spirits of RAAFA’s more than 300 residents through displays of children’s art.

RAAFA Estate Merriwa resident Kay Kimber with a piece of her art as well as art on display by the children from Goodstart Early Learning.
Camera IconRAAFA Estate Merriwa resident Kay Kimber with a piece of her art as well as
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Metros to resume from Sept 7 but won’t stop at overcrowded stations – india news

Metro trains will resume services in a graded manner and metros having more than one line should open different lines starting from September 7 onwards in a staggered manner so that all corridors become operational by September 12, according to the standard operating procedure (SOP) issued on Wednesday for restarting Metro services under the Unlock 4 guidelines.

The guidelines issued by the ministry of housing and urban affairs state stations coming under containment zones will remain closed.

“Daily hours of operations may be staggered initially, which needs to be increased gradually with resumption of full revenue service by September 12, 2020. Frequency of trains to be regulated to avoid passenger crowding at stations and in trains,” the SOP said.

The government of Maharashtra has decided not to resume operation of the metro during September, 2020. “Hence, Mumbai Line-1 and Maharashtra Metro operations shall commence from October, 2020 or as state

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Thanyapura Sports & Health Resort in Phuket Appoints New CEO

The Thanyapura Sports & Health Resort in Phuket,
Thailand has appointed Edgar Toral Hernandez as CEO.

Edgar, who has worked at Thanyapura since
2017 as Executive Vice President, replaces the outgoing President
& CEO, Carl Philipp Berno Graf von Hardenberg.

Edgar was born in Ecuador and holds
Belgian citizenship. He speaks English, French,
Spanish and Italian.


Edgar Toral Hernandez. Click to enlarge.

Prior to joining Thanyapura, he worked
in various senior operational roles in the hospitality and
healthcare industries across Latin America, Europe and Asia.

“I am truly honoured to lead Thanyapura Phuket
forward. We have the most dedicated people and group of leaders in
the sports resort and lifestyle medicine industry. Together, we
will capture new opportunities and waves of growth by remaining
laser-focused on providing the best active holiday experiences for
our guests,” Edgar Toral Hernandez said.

Philipp von Hardenberg said, “We can proudly look back and
with even more confidence look forward. As

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Should you go to the dentist right now?

Should you go to the dentist right now? Probably not, according to the World Health Organization.



a man wearing a blue hat: Dr. Terri Tiersky poses for a portrait in full personal protective equipment, double mask, face shield, gown and gloves, at her dentist office in Skokie, Ill., on Friday, June 12, 2020.


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Dr. Terri Tiersky poses for a portrait in full personal protective equipment, double mask, face shield, gown and gloves, at her dentist office in Skokie, Ill., on Friday, June 12, 2020.

What’s happening?

The World Health Organization has advised people from visiting the dentist right now, especially if the novel coronavirus has been circulating within their state.

“WHO advises that routine nonessential oral health care — which usually includes oral health check-ups, dental cleanings and preventive care — be delayed until there has been sufficient reduction in COVID-19 transmission rates from community transmission to cluster cases or according to official recommendations at national, sub-national or local level. The same applies to aesthetic dental treatments.“

  • The WHO said that people should still seek out “urgent or emergency health care” that are vital to
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