Urban stables house therapy horses, MPD mounted patrol

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A new $6 million horse stable is up and running in the heart of Milwaukee’s south side.The first-of-its-kind facility hopes to draw horses and humans.The horses come with a special title and a special trait.”I have panic attacks and anxiety attacks, and I have found over the couple of years that horses are a great therapy. They make me relax,” Army veteran volunteer Glenn Scheuerman said.They’re Rawhide Youth Services therapy equine.”We provide equine-assisted psychotherapy, which is pairing a horse with a client in a therapeutic space,” Rawhide therapist Samantha Jamrozik said.As of last month, their home is the new MKE … Read the rest

‘The war has changed’: Top US health body calls for new response to Delta variant

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WASHINGTON: The war against Covid-19 has changed because of the highly contagious Delta variant, the US Centers for Disease Control said, proposing a clearer message, mandatory vaccines for health workers and a return to universal masking.

An internal CDC document said the variant, first detected in India and now dominant across the globe, is as contagious as chickenpox and far more contagious than the common cold or flu. It can be passed on even by vaccinated people, and may cause more serious disease than earlier coronavirus strains.

The document, entitled “Improving communications around vaccine breakthrough and vaccine effectiveness”, said the

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‘The war has changed’: Internal CDC document urges new messaging, warns delta infections likely more severe

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WASHINGTON — The delta variant of the coronavirus appears to cause more severe illness than earlier variants and spreads as easily as chickenpox, according to an internal federal health document that argues officials must “acknowledge the war has changed.”

The document is an internal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention slide presentation, shared within the CDC and obtained by The Washington Post. It captures the struggle of the nation’s top public health agency to persuade the public to embrace vaccination and prevention measures, including mask-wearing, as cases surge across the United States and new research suggests vaccinated people can spread

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Biles: I didn’t quit, my mind and body are simply not in sync

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Simone Biles explained how her mind and body were “simply not in sync” as she discussed her withdrawal from the team and all-around gymnastics finals at the Tokyo Olympics.

The four-time gold medallist from Rio registered the lowest score of the first rotation in Tuesday’s team event before leaving the arena. After returning, it was announced she would not be involved in the remainder of the competition.

Biles used her Instagram account to provide further details on her mental health on Friday, as she attempted to describe the different aspects that go into performing at the highest level when

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Hawaii reports 3 more COVID-related deaths in addition to record 622 new infections

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The number of daily new coronavirus cases today spiked to 622, the highest since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Hawaii Department of Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Char said on Spotlight Hawaii this morning.

The state later today also reported three more coronavirus-related deaths. The deaths were two men on Oahu, one his 60s and one in his 50s, and a Maui man in his 60s. All three were hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The new infection numbers include some cases that were not reported Wednesday due to “an electronic lab reporting system interruption,” according to the Health Department.

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