US Open Feature: After Three Years Away Due To Lifelong Hip Injury, Andrey Kuznetsov Is Back | ATP Tour

Editor’s Note: In his first tour-level match since 2017 Moscow, Andrey Kuznetsov defeated Sam Querrey 6-4, 7-6(6), 6-2 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the US Open. The Russian is the first unranked player to win a Grand Slam match since Nicolas Kiefer at 2007 Wimbledon.

Andrey Kuznetsov has watched Andy Murray: Resurfacing, the documentary that details the former World No. 1’s battle with a hip injury, for which he had two surgeries. The second of those involved putting a metal implant into the Briton’s hip.

“It was a bit weird for me to look at the pictures because in the movie they’re actually showing pictures from the surgery, how they were cutting, the metal joint, all that stuff,” Kuznetsov told ATP Tour.com. “I was imagining myself on this table and I didn’t want to be there.”

The unranked Russian will begin his first tour-level event since 2017

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Thousands of diabetics to be given soup-and-shake diet plan on NHS



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Thousands of people will be offered a soup-and-shakes weight-loss plan on the NHS to tackle the rise of type 2 diabetes.

A successful trial of the low-calorie diet and lifestyle plan has already taken place. The government said the programme will now be expanded to reach 5,000 more patients in 10 areas.

The areas rolling out the free weight-loss plan include Greater Manchester Health & Social Care partnership, Frimley Health and Care sustainability and transformation partnership (STP) and Gloucestershire STP, among others.

Bridget Turner, director of policy campaigns and improvement at Diabetes UK, said: “This is an important first step to ensure that people with type 2 diabetes can access a remission programme within the NHS and benefit from the groundbreaking findings of the Diabetes UK-funded DiRECT research.”



Soup, Vegetable Soup, Bowl. Traditional hot soup


Soup, Vegetable Soup, Bowl. Traditional hot soup

The most common form of diabetes, type

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Fitness Boxing shipments and digital sales top one million

Total worldwide shipments and digital sales for Fitness Boxing have surpassed one million units, publisher Imagineer announced.

The exercise rhythm game first launched for Switch in December 2018 in Japan, Europe, and Australia, and in January 2019 in North America.

In April, shipments and digital sales for Fitness Boxing were reported at 700,000 units, meaning it moved another 300,000 units over the course of four months. According to Imagineer, sales reached 800,000 units in May, 900,000 units in July, and one million units in September.

Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:

About

Get off the couch and get moving with fun, boxing-based rhythmic exercises set to the instrumental beats of songs by popular artists, including Lady Gaga, Pitbull and Kesha. You can personalize your workouts by selecting from different fitness goals. Train your way, whether you’re on your own, with a friend, at home, or on the

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Massage therapy in a pandemic

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Massage therapy in a pandemic

A treatment session at Hemmingways Nairobi Spa
A treatment session at Hemmingways Nairobi Spa. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG 

On a normal Friday, I would be the fifth or sixth client to enter the Hemingways Spa in Nairobi. It is 10 am and I am the first person looking to have a much-needed massage.

Outside the luxury hotel’s foyer, I meet a masked concierge. He nods, acknowledging my presence, motions me to sanitise my hands, checks my temperature, and directs me to the spa.

Esther Wanjiku, the spa manager, meets me at the entrance. I can only assume she is smiling behind her mask, and the well-arranged flowers are smelling of an exotic island retreat.

The last time I was at a spa, the masseuse was wearing deep-red lipstick and a smile that made me smile, and the reception was

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Mortality Rates From COVID-19 Are Lower In Unionized Nursing Homes

Amidst the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) global pandemic, the severe respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has caused infections in more than 5 million people and more than 163,000 deaths in the United States.1 Nursing home residents have been disproportionately affected and account for 43% of documented deaths in the country.2,3 New York state has suffered over 6,500 COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes, more than any state besides New Jersey.3

Investigations into outbreaks in individual nursing homes have identified several factors leading to increased risk of infection and resulting death among nursing home residents.47 First, nursing homes care for elderly individuals with medical comorbidities who have an increased risk of death from COVID-19 infection. Second, nursing home residents live close together and staff have direct contact with residents and each other. These staff provide direct care to multiple residents and may work in

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Shell’s ultramodern medical centre donation excites Ogun community

*Ogijo Medical Centre, built, furnished and equipped by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company of Nigeria Limited.

Lagos — The government of Ogun State and leaders of Ogijo community in Sagamu Local Government area of the state have described the 20-bed ultramodern medical centre donated to the community as a model of primary health care facility worthy of replication across the state.

Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, who took delivery of the facility in a virtual ceremony on Wednesday said the donation was timely, coming at a time that the state was struggling with the dearth of facilities to manage the increasing cases infection of the novel coronavirus in the state, adding that the state government alone could not bear the burden of public healthcare delivery.

The medical centre, with doctors’ quarters, alternative power system, water treatment plant and a medical

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Inova Health System Notifies Individuals of Blackbaud Data Security Incident

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Inova Health System (“Inova”), a non-profit health organization, recently learned that Blackbaud, a third-party service vendor used for fundraising and alumni or donor engagement efforts at non-profits and universities worldwide, was the subject of a data security incident. This was a wide-reaching security event that involved data of many of Blackbaud’s clients around the world, including certain personal information of Inova patients and donors. Inova takes seriously the security of our patients’ and donors’ personal information, and is notifying affected individuals and providing them with steps they can take to protect themselves.

On July 16, 2020, Blackbaud informed Inova that it had discovered and stopped a ransomware event that occurred in May 2020. Blackbaud’s investigation concluded that the threat actor intermittently removed data from Blackbaud’s systems between February 7, 2020 and May 20, 2020, including certain information that

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From COVID to child care, add your voice to the annual Blue Star Families survey

Calling all military members, veterans and your family members: Blue Star Families wants your input about your experiences, as part of the annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey, available here online for the next six weeks, through Oct. 16.

This year’s survey, in light of this year’s pandemic and other events, will ask some questions related to experiences during the COVID pandemic, and will also ask more questions about the experiences of Black and Hispanic/Latinx military families, said Kathy Roth-Douquet, CEO of Blue Star Families. On an annual basis, the survey delves into experiences and perceptions in a variety of areas, such as employment and finance, family stability, health care and mental health, child care and education. The survey generally takes about 30 to 35 minutes to complete.

Results from this year’s survey will be released in early 2021.

More than 11,000 family members, service members and veterans responded to the

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Establishing good dental health for infants

BATON ROUGE – Local pediatrician Dr. Mindy Calandro stopped by News 2 at 4 Thursday with some general guidelines for parents who wish to establish good dental health for their infants.

Fluoride and Your Child: Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is found in many foods, and it also is added to the drinking water in some cities and towns. It can benefit dental health by strengthening the tooth enamel, making it more resistant to acid attacks that can cause tooth decay. It also reduces the ability of plaque bacteria to produce acid. Check with your local water utility agency to find out if your water has fluoride in it. If it doesn’t, ask your doctor if you should get a prescription for fluoride drops or chewable tablets for your child.

Check and Clean Your Baby’s Teeth: Healthy teeth should be all one color. If you see

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Rexall drops Air Miles to launch its own loyalty program

Signs promoting Rexall pharmacy’s new points program are photographed at a Rexall store in Toronto, on Sept., 9, 2020.

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Rexall has launched a new loyalty program in a bid to compete for customers as drugstore chains offer more health care services in their stores.

The retailer had partnered with the Air Miles loyalty program in its stores for 20 years. The launch of its own program, called “Be Well,” is aimed at giving Rexall access to more data on its shoppers so it can develop more personalized marketing offers and provide more services to customers, in addition to rewards points.

The services planned in the mobile application include a record of the user’s medication and vaccination histories, test results from any lab that partners with Rexall to share information; digital fitness-tracking tools such as heart rate and step counters; and virtual consultations.

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