Day: September 1, 2020

Katy Perry celebrates ‘Smile’ release from her hospital bed

Aug. 28 (UPI) — Katy Perry is celebrating the release of her new album, Smile, from the hospital where she gave birth this week.

The 35-year-old singer released Smile, her sixth studio album, on Friday, two days after giving birth to Daisy Dove, her daughter with her fiancé, Orlando Bloom.

Perry shared a promo image for Smile on Instagram featuring the album’s tracklist.

“IT’S HERE! IT’S REALLY HERE! I finally got back my smile! Hope this record puts one on your face,” she captioned the post. “#SMILE IS OUT EVERYWHERE NOW! LOVE YOU GUYS SO MUCH ENJOY (sent from my hospital bed lol).”

Earlier in the day, Perry teased Smile‘s release by posting a photo of a couple tossing their baby to each other during a hike.

“me after feeding all day handing Daisy off to daddy bout to deliver this 2nd child #SMILEISCOMING lezzgo,” she wrote.

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Around Town: JCC adjusts to pandemic by taking fitness equipment outdoors | News

Fitness equipment from the Goldman Sports and Wellness Complex at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto is now set up outdoors. Courtesy Oshman Family JCC.

In the latest Around Town column, news about how the COVID-19 pandemic has led the Oshman Family JCC to readapt its fitness center, a local mosque to rethink an annual celebration and a five-star hotel to offer a “dream” giveaway.

COMMITTED TO FITNESS … Restaurants aren’t the only establishments that have brought their services outdoors during COVID-19. Gyms have recently joined the trend by bringing their exercise equipment out in the open, including the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center. Ellipticals, treadmills, rowing machines and other equipment from the center’s Goldman Sports and Wellness Complex are set up outside and available for members’ use. The JCC also has set up a strength-training area under a shade that includes weights and lifting stations.

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Organized Medicine Is Putting Profit Ahead of Patients, and It’s Making America Sick

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, President Sophia L. Thomas, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, and Chief Executive Officer David Hebert, JD, of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) issued the following statement regarding organized medicine’s shameful attacks on high-quality nurse practitioner (NP) care amidst the COVID-19 pandemic:

“As our nation faces the most significant health crisis in the last 100 years, it is disappointing that organized medicine is focusing its attention, not on expanding access to health care for patients, but on attacking our country’s more than 290,000 NPs as they work to ensure continued access to care for all patients — including those suffering from COVID-19 and health care disparities — in primary, acute and specialty care settings,” said David Hebert, JD, Chief Executive Officer of AANP. “These assaults, ranging from deceit-filled press conferences to Twitter rants and error-ridden

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