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LINDSEY SHUEY / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Anna Sauber, a dental hygienist, examines patient Kay Neidlinger, of Minersville, early last month at Mill Creek Dental in Pottsville.

Remote dentistry is about as tricky as it sounds.

In a field that’s so dependent on touch, dentists say guidance from state health officials encouraging care over the phone to prevent COVID-19 from spreading has made their jobs far more complicated.

“Teledentistry is difficult,” said Dr. Mary Grace Rizzo-Fryzel of Electric City Dentistry. “For us to have a conversation over the phone, the only thing we’re able to do is prescribe an antibiotic or pain medicine.”

For about a week, Harrisburg reduced patient/dentist interaction entirely to the phone by, among other rules, requiring negative pressure isolation rooms — a room engineered to control infection — which virtually no dentist’s office has.

On Friday, following outcry from the Pennsylvania

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General Hospital – Show News, Reviews, Recaps and Photos

General Hospital, the multi Emmy Award-Winning drama series hailed by critics as the ‘The Greatest Soap Opera of All Time’, will celebrate 55 years of broadcasting in 2018. The tradition of passion, intrigue, and adventure takes place in the fictional town of Port Charles, set in upstate New York. The glamour and excitement of those who have come to find their destinies in this familiar seaport town intertwine with the lives, loves, and fortunes of beloved, well-known faces. And, as always, love and danger continue to abound whether on the docks, in the ER, at brownstones, or trespassing on Quartermaine property with contemporary story lines and unforgettable characters. In the past several years, General Hospital has been praised by national organizations for elevating the public awareness of several important social issues. It has received three SHINE awards for its continued contribution to the awareness of sexual responsibility. The Ryan White

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Fitness Sports Running Store- News and Info on Iowa Running road races and triathlon races,January entry forms entry forms

9 of the major locally produced events (over 1000 participants) in Central Iowa below.

April 19, 2020

Complete info

May 31, 2020

Saylorville Dam to Cowles Commons in downtown Des Moines


July 13, 2019

Midnight Madness
Ames, IA. 5K, 10K, 15K & 5K Walk. A great pair of events followed by the best party in the land..

Roman at 515/232-6131 or 233/6057
Info form

Sept. 14, 2020


Oct. 4, 2020

Run for the Roses, 5K & 10K,
an Ames tradition. Ames Middle School l. The address is 3915 Morftensen Road. 5K at 9 AM, Kids’ Fun

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Integrative medicine – US News

As the American healthcare system grows progressively stressed and truly patient-centered care becomes increasingly difficult to find, more people than ever before are looking for alternatives to the conventional healthcare model.

Integrative medicine, which focuses on caring for the whole human being—body, mind, spirit, and community, not just flesh, bones, and organs—is steadily becoming a desirable and logical option for many people.

This discussion will explain how integrative medicine combines complementary therapies with conventional treatments and will discuss why and how you might choose a health provider who follows this approach.

  1. What is integrative medicine?
  2. What complementary or alternative therapies fall under the integrative medicine umbrella?
  3. Why might I consider integrative medicine?
  4. How do I choose an integrative medicine practitioner?
  5. Does insurance cover integrative medicine?
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    Integrative medicine is the practice of medicine that focuses on the whole person and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic

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