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Posted: Sep 22, 2020

The Core Lesson of the COVID-19 Heart Debate

Last Monday, when I called the cardiologist Amy Kontorovich in the late morning, she apologized for sounding tired. “I’ve been in my lab infecting heart cells with SARS-CoV-2 since 6 a.m. this morning,” she said. That might seem like an odd experiment for a virus that spreads through the air, and primarily infects the lungs and airways.
- PUB DATE: 9/22/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Atlantic
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Posted: Sep 22, 2020

Paramedic creates new device that could help first responders in emergencies

A new device could help save lives. It’s called, “The Locator.” It helps first responders find the exact location of an emergency. Johnathan Harrison, founder of the product, was a paramedic in Tennessee in 2009. A new paramedic at the time, he responded to a call of a two-year-old in cardiac arrest in a mobile home park.
- PUB DATE: 9/22/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KJRH-TV NBC 2 Tulsa
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Posted: Sep 21, 2020

More than 9,000 firefighters battle 27 large wildfires in Washington, Oregon

The dense smoke has moved out of central and southeast Washington but more than 9,000 firefighters are not out of the woods just yet: many large brush and forest fires are still active in Oregon and Washington. The USDA Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest region reported Monday more than two dozen wildfires are burning 1.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2020 4:54:49 PM - SOURCE: YakTriNews
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Posted: Sep 21, 2020

Fires burn over 80 homes, 180,000 acres on Colville Reservation

As of this print, the five fires that started during a wind event over the long Labor Day Weekend have destroyed over 80 homes and burned over 200,000 acres on the Colville Indian Reservation. “A lot of people have stepped up in a lot of ways to help with this fire.” said Colville Business Council Chair Rodney Cawston, speaking at a press event in Omak.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2020 1:04:37 PM - SOURCE: Tribal Tribune
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Posted: Sep 21, 2020

Car chased by New Jersey cops nearly crashes into firefighters battling 3-alarm fire

While evading police, a vehicle narrowly avoided colliding into a team of firefighters battling a three-alarm fire, putting a dramatic end to the chase and resulting in their apprehension Friday night, Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale said. The chase began when Paterson police stopped a sedan around 9:30 p.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: New Jersey Journal
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