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Arizona Attorney General Asks Gyms To Forgo In-Person Cancellation Policy

by on April 3, 2020 0

As gyms have been closed across the state in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has asked the three major chains to abandon their in-person cancellation policies. In letters sent to Mountainside Fitness, Life Time Fitness, and Planet Fitness, Bronovich says it’s “problematic” to require an in-person cancellation policy […]

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Should We Be Wearing Face Masks To Prevent COVID-19?

by on April 2, 2020 0

At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic — before it was called a pandemic — the advice from U.S. public health officials was clear: If you aren’t sick, you don’t need to wear a mask. The national discussion about mask-wearing has since become more ambiguous. The public health advice remains the same, but critics say […]

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COVID-19 Peak In Arizona Expected In Late April

by on April 2, 2020 0

A new study projects Arizona is less than a month away from reaching the peak for the coronavirus pandemic. The study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington projects the state will peak on April 26. That’s the day when nearly 5,000 coronavirus patients will likely be hospitalized. “According […]

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FDA Calls For Heartburn Drug Zantac To Be Pulled From Market Immediately

by on April 2, 2020 0

Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is requesting manufacturers withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately. This is the latest step in an ongoing investigation of a contaminant known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in ranitidine medications (commonly known by the brand name Zantac). The agency has determined that the impurity […]

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