Wildfires Near Pacific Union College and St. Helena Hospital Force Evacuations

Patients are evacuated from Adventist Health St. Helena in California as wildfires near the area. Photo provided by Adventist Health St. Helena

As of Friday, August 21, 2020, several Adventist entities and institutions in Northern California have been evacuated due to wildfires that began several days ago when an unusual heat wave and storms in the region produced more than 10,000 lightning strikes.

Reports reveal that the LNU Lightning Complex Fire has burned more than 200,000 acres with 7 percent containment. At least four Bay Area people have been reported as dead, and several others have been injured due

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Stop ‘demonizing’ students for Covid-19, say mental health experts

Students walk through the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on August 18, 2020 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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Life on college campuses in 2020 bears little resemblance to the experience most students hoped for. 

Many have remained at home to attend classes virtually. Others are back on campus to take a mix of in-person and online classes. Some were required to quarantine for several weeks once they arrived back on campus. Most are taking precautions about how they socialize with other students. 

But headlines tell a different story. Endless

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Portable Medical Devices Market Size, Growth Projections, Trends, Company Analysis and Forecast 2020 to 2027

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Sep 09, 2020 (Profound via COMTEX) —
The global Portable Medical Devices Market size was valued at USD 52.08 Billion in 2019 and expected to reach USD 100.02 Billion by 2027 and poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.5% during the forecast period from 2020 to 2027.

The “global Portable Medical Devices market analysis to 2027” is a specialized and in-depth study with a special focus on the global market trend analysis. The report aims to provide an overview of Portable Medical

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Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked No. 3 nationally by ‘U.S. News’

The Johns Hopkins Hospital is once again ranked No. 3 in the nation out of more than 4,500 hospitals reviewed for U.S. News & World Report‘s 2020–21 Best Hospitals list, which was released today.

The publication also ranked 12 specialties at Johns Hopkins among the top 10 in the nation, with four—Ear, Nose, and Throat; Neurology and Neurosurgery; Psychiatry; and Rheumatology—ranked No. 1.

In a congratulatory video message to staff, Redonda G. Miller, president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, likened the interconnecting care of the hospital staff to

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Study finds evidence of heart damage in college athletes with COVID-19

Sept. 11 (UPI) — Up to 15% of college athletes experience heart inflammation after battling COVID-19, a study published Friday by JAMA Cardiology found. The unpublished results have been reported by sports media outlets for weeks.

In the analysis, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, revealed evidence of myocarditis in four of 26 football, soccer, lacrosse and basketball players as well as track and field athletes, the researchers said.

Myocarditis, or inflammation of the heart muscle, can cause irregular heartbeat and affect the organ’s ability to pump blood to the rest of the body.

The athletes were examined

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