4 Creative Ways to Stay Hydrated Throughout Your Day

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As COVID Cuts Deadly Path Through Indiana Prisons, Inmates Say Symptoms Ignored

Scottie Edwards died of COVID-19 just weeks before he would have gotten out of the Westville Correctional Facility in Indiana.

Edwards, 73, began showing symptoms of the disease in early April, according to the accounts of three inmates who lived with him in a dormitory. He was short of breath, had chest pain and could barely talk. He was also dizzy, sweaty and throwing up.

Edwards was serving a 40-year sentence for attempting to kill someone in 2001. He would have been released to home detention on May 1 but died on April 13. The next day, the Indiana Department of Correction sent out a statement that indicated Edwards’ symptoms came on suddenly: “The offender, a male over the age of 70, who did not have indications of illness, reported experiencing chest pains and trouble breathing on Monday.”

Edwards’ fellow inmates dispute the statement and say he had been seeking

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Gyms are Re-Opening. Here are 7 Things To Check Before You Go Back

As of May 20, all 50 states have started to loosen shutdown restrictions to some degree. For a lot of cities, the first wave of re-opening includes gyms, CrossFit boxes, climbing centers, and the like.

Now, it’s easy to say your best strategy to stay safe is continuing to sweat outside or in your living room. But the reality is most of us really, really miss getting our ass handed to us by heavy barbells and motivating coaches.

So is it safe to go back to gyms? To be brutally honest, no one really knows. “We’re doing these little experiments one gym at a time to see if we can get away with exercising and promoting health and wellness without making people sick,” says David Aronoff, M.D., director of the division of infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University

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