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Enjoy yummy, healthy fall flavors: Dr. Nina Radcliff | Latest Headlines

• Ginger, rich in health benefits, is often used to soothe upset stomachs and reduce nausea. It is also linked to brain function, possibly protecting against Alzheimer’s Disease. Ginger contains a component called gingerol that can help keep infections at bay.

• Nutmeg has been linked to reducing feelings of pain associated with strains, injuries and even arthritis. It also has impressive fiber content that can help promote healthy digestion.

• Clove, similar to cinnamon, is rich in antioxidants, including vitamin C, which can neutralize free radicals and benefit your health overall. Also, clove contains antimicrobial properties that can help keep bacteria at bay and promote oral health. Additionally, it also helps support healthy blood sugar levels and liver and bone health.

• Allspice, with anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties, can also help boost the immune system. Boasting significant copper and iron levels that are essential to red blood cells,

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Central Coast gyms and fitness centers share concern for continued outdoor operation this fall

Gyms and fitness studios along the Central Coast are eager to get back indoors, especially as weather changes this fall may affect their only allowed operation.

Making the transition from indoors to outdoors is easier said that done.

Snap Fitness in Nipomo said they move their workout equipment including squat rack, bicycles, and ellipticals outdoors every morning and indoors every night – a process that takes at up to 45 minutes.

“Having equipment outside, of course we don’t want the equipment to be ruined,” Snap Fitness Manager Anthony Perez said.

The weather conditions this fall may be problematic in the next few months for fitness studios, as San Luis Obispo County remains in the purple tier for reopening. Moving to the red would allow gyms to be able to operate indoors, but only at 10% capacity with modifications.

“If it’s going to start raining and all that I’d rather stay

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How to Transition Your Skin-Care Routine From Summer to Fall

With fall in full swing (we see you, PSL), it’s time to talk skin. Autumn brings cooler weather (sweater weather!) and a drop in humidity, which makes for dry, stale air and even drier skin. “Mix this with dry heat from radiators, and it’s a setup for skin disasters like eczema and dry, itchy skin,” says Shari Marchbein, a board-certified dermatologist in New York City.

To avoid the itch fest, here are the five top tips from dermatologists to thwart autumnal skin-related freak-outs.

Try a thicker moisturizer

Say goodbye to the lightweight, oil-free moisturizer you’ve been slathering on all summer. It’s time to bulk up with a heftier hydrator, says Marchbein. She recommends a heavy cream made with ceramides, which are the “essential and healthy fatty acids that occur naturally in the skin but need to be replenished during the colder months.” Her top pick? CeraVe’s Moisturizing Cream, which

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Top PA Health Official ‘Optimistic’ For In-Person Fall Start

HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania health officials affirmed Thursday that the state remains committed to reopening schools for in-person learning this fall, stressing that the actions we take now will determine the safety of the environment when children and teachers return to the classrooms.

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine, speaking during a Thursday news conference, said the state maintains its goal “right now” is that schools will be open for in-person learning this fall. She noted many districts are planning varying degrees of in-person instruction, including hybrid or matrix models.

“We are going to stay positive and optimistic that there will be in-person school when school opens in August and we’ll be working towards that,” Levine said.

But, she stressed, there are things we can do now to ensure that goal happens, like wearing masks and following the governor’s mitigation guidelines.

“That’s why the mitigation efforts we have talked about

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Ontario finalizing fall school plans with goal to put kids back in class five days a week

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2:10 p.m.: Details on Ontario’s school plan to come next week

Ontario’s Minister of Education Stephen Lecce teased that

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University Of Washington Moves More Fall Courses Online

SEATTLE, WA — The University of Washington is scaling back plans to hold small, in-person courses this fall quarter, citing an “alarming increase” in COVID-19 cases seen in Washington and much of the United States.

In late June, UW unveiled plans that would allow for courses with 50 or fewer students to be taught in large classrooms, while larger classes would be offered remotely. The university prioritized physical instruction for “hands-on” courses, which require time in studios, clinics or labs.

As the number of coronavirus cases and rates of transmission continue to grow in King County and elsewhere, school leadership is adjusting the fall outlook to include even less time spent on campus.

UW sent letters to students, staff and faculty Wednesday, informing them of the latest changes.

“Although conditions continue to be extremely fluid and unpredictable, we write today to provide you with the best information and guidance we

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Reopening plans at UC Berkeley, other campuses fall apart amid coronavirus surge

A group of students walk through the Sather Gate at UC Berkeley. <span class="copyright">(Eric Risberg / Associated Press)</span>
A group of students walk through the Sather Gate at UC Berkeley. (Eric Risberg / Associated Press)

Hopes that college life might begin a slow return to normal this fall were deflated Tuesday, when two University of California campuses announced they would begin the semester with fully remote instruction amid a pandemic surge.

UC Berkeley and UC Merced had hoped to open Aug. 26 with a mix of online, in-person and hybrid classes. But they reversed those plans as COVID-19 infections began their record-shattering increases throughout California, with cases now topping more than 400,000 and deaths, 7,800. In Los Angeles County, half of new COVID-19 cases were among those ages 18 to 40.

The UC reversals follow other decisions to do likewise by several California campuses, including USC, Pomona College and Occidental College. Nationally, the proportion of colleges and universities planning for in-person classes has declined from about two-thirds in

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Fall 2020 Reopening Plans At The Top 100 U.S. Business Schools

They’ll be following all the rules this fall at the University of Michigan: masks, social distancing, smaller class sizes, frequent hand and surface washing, and more — much more. They’ll also be pioneering new rules for a new reality, particularly in the realm of remote instruction, as befits one of the country’s leading centers of social and cultural innovation. Put it all together and Scott DeRue, dean of the Ross School of Business, expects a memorable term.

“As with every year, I’m looking forward to welcoming students back to campus safely for a very successful fall term,” DeRue says. “Of course, I also recognize the profound difficulties that many of our students face in this moment, and that much uncertainty remains for all of us. We will get through this, and we will do it together.”

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Facing uncertain fall, schools make flexible reopening plans

MANCHESTER, Mo. (AP) — Administrators in the Parkway school district in suburban St. Louis spent the summer break crafting a flexible reopening plan, with options that include full-time classroom learning, full-time online instruction and a hybrid system.

It’s a good thing because the dangers of the coronavirus are so uncertain that district officials are reluctant to make predictions about the fall semester, which begins in only five weeks. Confirmed coronavirus infections in Missouri’s hardest-hit city waned in June, but they are now spiking, along with hospitalizations. Schools plan to resume classes Aug. 24.

“If you had asked me even two weeks ago, ‘Do you think we would be able to come back?’ I would have said, ‘Yeah,’” Assistant Superintendent Kevin Beckner said. “Today my answer is ‘I’m not sure,’ just because of how the situation has changed so quickly.”

Schools around the U.S. face the same dilemma. With the number

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‘We stand together, or we fall apart’, warns UN chief, as world reaches 14 million cases

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres - MICHAEL TEWELDE / AFP
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres – MICHAEL TEWELDE / AFP
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“We stand together, or we fall apart,” was just one of the stark warnings delivered by UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the 2020 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, held online for the first time today.

The UN chief, who earlier this morning criticised global superpowers for failing to act together, called for further international solidarity and cooperation in the fight against Covid-19.

Discussing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, he said it has only exacerbated inequalities and exposed the myth that everyone is in the same boat. 

“While we are all floating on the same sea, it’s clear that some are in superyachts, while others are clinging to the floating debris,” Mr Guterres said.

The world, he concluded, is at breaking point, and it is time for leaders to decide which path to follow. The

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