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‘Amazing’ therapy dog called Digby saves life of a suicidal woman on highway bridge

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Digby, the therapy dog. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service

  • A dog called Digby was hailed a hero after saving a woman’s life in Devon, England, on Tuesday.

  • Emergency services were persuading the woman to step away from a bridge when she saw the dog.

  • Digby provides emotional support for firefighters who experience challenging incidents on the job.

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An “amazing” three-year-old Australian Labradoodle called Digby was hailed a hero after helping save a woman’s life on a highway bridge in Devon, England, on Tuesday, firefighters have said.

Digby, who volunteers for the

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Health experts comment on infection risks for Tokyo Olympics spectators

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A general view of the Olympic Stadium (National Stadium) in Tokyo, Japan June 17, 2021. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

June 18 (Reuters) – Japan is set to lower its state of emergency measures against the COVID-19 pandemic in the capital, Tokyo, and much of the country, with just over a month remaining until the start of the Summer Olympics on July 23. read more

The government’s top health advisor Shigeru Omi on Friday released a report urging Olympic organisers to limit spectators at the Games, saying the event could lead to a resurgence in cases.

Following are quotes from experts on health

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BJC HealthCare requires COVID vaccine for IL hospital staff

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While BJC HealthCare has announced that employees will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine, other metro-east health care providers haven’t implemented similar policies.

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, and nearly 75% of employees have already been vaccinated, according to a news release on Tuesday. Some employees may be granted a medical or religious exception.

While both OSF Healthcare and SIHF Healthcare said they don’t currently have policies requiring employee vaccinations, they didn’t rule out the possibility of mandating vaccines in the future, saying their policies are always under review.

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Iron County doctor recovers from COVID-19 in the small-town Missouri hospital where he once practiced | Metro

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Dolce&Gabbana’s “light therapy” collection celebrates life

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MILAN – Dolce & Gabbana are coaxing men off their sofas and back into the world with a resplendent collection inspired by the extravagant lighting installations of southern Italian street festivals.

Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana called their collection “light therapy” for a world that has been mostly denied large gatherings for the last 15 months. Their live runway show Saturday with a socially distanced audience of invited guests was the first inside their showroom since the pandemic forced Milan Fashion Week to go mostly digital in recent seasons. They are just one of several brands with live shows

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