One alcoholic drink raises risk of irregular heartbeat: study suggests

Gutfeld: Moms with young kids consume more alcohol amid pandemic, study reveals ‘Gutfeld!’ panel discusses the research behind increased drinking during the COVID pandemic A single alcoholic drink was associated with a two-fold increased risk of atrial fibrillation, or irregular heartbeat, researchers found. The findings, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, appear to contradict the perception that alcohol can be […]

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Aurora VA hospital one of the world’s most expensive facilities

When the U.S. Veterans Affairs medical complex in Aurora finally opened, a decade behind schedule and more than $1 billion over its initial budget, it was already the most expensive VA hospital in the country. Three years later, costs to get the 11-building, 1.2 million-square-foot, 31-acre medical campus operating have grown by another $40 million —  pushing the total tab […]

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One year later, no recognition for Denver Health union, but members cite progress on safety and pay

A year after some Denver Health employees announced they were forming a union, the hospital hasn’t agreed to bargain with them, but some working conditions have improved, organizers said. Employees involved in organizing in May 2020 said they lacked protective equipment and sick leave, and that the hospital was cutting their pay while rewarding executives. Paul Paratore, a pharmacist at […]

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‘You can feel the joy’: One nurse’s race to vaccinate as many people as she can

Chris Runyon paused for a moment to catch her breath as she lugged a high-tech cooler and 20 pounds of medical supplies through an empty gymnasium. It was late on a Friday afternoon and Runyon, a 71-year-old public health nurse, had just finished a community vaccination clinic in south Minneapolis and was racing against the clock. Minutes earlier, she had […]

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The One Thing Dollar Tree Employees Want You To Stop Doing

Shopping at Dollar Tree can be a highly rewarding experience. You get so much, for so much less. And, you never know what deals you may come across. But did you ever stop to think about how your shopping habits at the popular discount retailer may be irritating Dollar Tree employees? First of all, consider that working at Dollar Tree […]

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The One Thing Goodwill Employees Want You To Stop Doing

Whether you’re looking to donate gently loved items (or score some new-to-you ones of your own), there’s no greater place to shop than Goodwill. The nonprofit organization accepts new and used items, which it then sells. But if you’ve ever done a pretty big purge of your home, you might want to think twice before packing stuff into a bag, […]

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PHOTOS: One year of COVID-19 in Colorado

On March 5, 2020, Colorado confirmed its first cases of COVID-19. No aspect of life has been untouched by the ongoing pandemic. Residents have endured a statewide lockdown and restrictions meant to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Businesses have shuttered, employees have seen their hours slashed and jobs cut. Teachers, parents and students have navigated the uncharted waters […]

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You’ve had COVID: maybe one dose of vaccine is enough, studies suggest

Could one shot of a coronavirus vaccine be sufficient if you suffered a case of COVID-19 earlier in the pandemic? Yes, new research claims. A pair of new, small studies found that patients previously infected with COVID who were given their first vaccine dose showed the sort of robust immune response that people generally tend to have following their second […]

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