Day: May 29, 2020

100 years ago in Spokane: Dentist confronts gas thief as shortage riles city

Spokane’s gasoline shortage was becoming critical, and it resulted in an action-packed early morning confrontation on a Spokane street.

A Spokane dentist foiled a gasoline thief in “an encounter that would put the ordinary movie thriller to shame,” proclaimed the Spokane Daily Chronicle.

Dr. Charles D. McBean said he was called out for an emergency visit to a patient at an apartment house on Howard Street and Sinto Avenue.

He left his auto in front of the place. After treating the patient, he exited and heard “the rattle of a tin can” and saw a shadowy figure run away from his car toward a neighboring car.

Dr. McBean raced toward the man, who was trying to get a way with a can of gasoline. The dentist and the thief grappled for a while until the thief got the upper hand and knocked the dentist down.

The thief then jumped into

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Going to the Dentist During Covid-19: 10 Hygienist Tips

Dentists and Covid-19

Since the Covid-19 pandemic started, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Dental Association have asked dentists to forego routine and elective procedures in favor of emergency situations. This helped minimize the risk of infection to patients and staff and reduced the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE); dentists do, after all, have to get up close and personal to do their job.

Now, along with other establishments, some dental offices may be opening up for more routine procedures—the cavity that needs filling, or the cleaning you’ve been putting off. With contact comes the risk of Covid-19. “There are always risks because the coronavirus is highly infectious,” says registered dental hygienist JoAnn Gurenlian, PhD, chair for the American Dental Hygienists Association’s (ADHA) Task Force on Return to Work.

So, when should you schedule your dentist appointment? These tips will help you decide when

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Hospital Jobs, Employment in Los Angeles, CA – May 2020

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Los Angeles, CA 90015 (Downtown area)

  • This position is responsible for providing the daily resource support to the operating room and the hospital related to equipment, instrumentation and surgical…
  • Ability to analyze and input data on project budgets and schedules.
  • Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions…


CodeMax Medical Billing

Van Nuys, CA 91406



$18 – $23 an hour

Easily apply Responsive employer Urgently hiring
  • The Medical Record Quality Assurance Analyst uses company standards to review and analyze medical records to insure program performance, adhere to chart and…

Long Beach, CA (Belmont Heights area)


Remote work available



$19 an hour

Scheduling: 1 year

High school or equivalent

Easily apply Urgently hiring
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma.
  • Prior scheduling or related home care experience preferred.
  • One-week vacation available after one year.
  • Review and understand marketplace
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