Day: September 9, 2020

‘It hurts to breathe,’ Jacob Blake says in video from hospital bed

Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down, delivered a message to supporters Saturday from his hospital bed.

Blake said in a video shared on social media by his lawyer, Benjamin Crump, that he has “a lot more life to live” despite his life-altering injuries.

“Your life, and not only just your life, your legs – something you need to move around and move forward in life – can be taken from you like this,” he said snapping his fingers. “I got staples in my back, staples in my damn stomach. You don’t want to have to deal with this.”

Blake, wearing a hospital gown, said he experiences pain constantly.

“It hurts to breathe,” he said. “It hurts to sleep.”

Although Crump shared the video, it was not entirely clear who recorded it, and NBC

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Road trip essentials for safety, comfort and entertainment with lifestyle expert Stacie Krajchir

For more info on everything featured in the segment and more on lifestyle expert Stacie Krajchir-Tom visit her website. You can follow her on social media @pancakesandhula

Organizing Essentials
World Market is the one-stop shop for organizing road trip must haves. From gourmet snacks, and car games to colorful baskets that will keep essentials streamlined from start to finish.

Enhance Road Safety
The Mighty Mount Automatic Grip Wireless Phone Holder attaches to your windshield and allows you to easily glance safely at online maps while listening to voice instructions.

Stay fully charged on the road with the CASECO Marble Wireless 8K Charging Power Bank. Allows you to charge up to three devices at once.

UV Covid Safety Tool
The Jacuzzi UV Wand surface sterilizer that disinfects 99.9% of germs, bacteria, and viruses within seconds.

Fuel Up and Hydrate!
Keep a car cooler on hand and pack it with healthy snacks

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DVIDS – News – Select Fitness Centers open earlier for Active Duty PT, DoD cardholders

The Jordan Fitness Center and Newman Fitness Center have reopened for all authorized Department of Defense ID cardholders starting Aug 3. Active duty personnel have a designated time of 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. for physical training with limited capacity. The fitness centers are open to other DoD cardholders from 11:30 a.m to 8 p.m.

With the gyms opening back up, Soldiers can exercise as a unit and build cohesion, said Lt. Col. Chad Moniz, the Army Field Support Battalion commander.

In order to protect patrons, social distancing and extra cleaning procedures have been implemented in the fitness centers.

Maj. Barry Farmer, executive officer of AFSBN, said people should not be hesitant to work out at the gym during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“You should be aware of the situation and the environment that we’re living in,” said Farmer, in reference to adjusting to COVID-19 precautions. “If it requires you

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UPMC, University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine Citing Widely-Available COVID-19 Treatment

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine are citing evidence that there is a cheap and widely available option for some patients combatting COVID-19.

This study went so well, that the World Health Organization is recommending this drug be used worldwide.

They found people on a ventilator and oxygen should be given corticosteroids.

Researchers say it’s rare your able to find a drug where the evidence of the effectiveness in saving lives is so consistent.

It was the on trial in the country to test this drug.

Between March and June, the steroids trial was given to random adults in the ICU with Covid 19, this was done in 121 hospitals across 8 countries.

The trial found a 93% probability that the steroid would improve a patient’s outcome as opposed to not having the steroid.

The results looked to be consistent across age, race,

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