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MINNEAPOLIS — A medical expert testified Thursday that George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen as Derek Chauvin, a now-fired Minneapolis police officer, knelt on Floyd's neck and then held that position for more than three minutes after Floyd drew his last breath. Dr. Martin Tobin, a Chicago physician who has specialized in respiratory and critical care medicine for decades, said he has ...

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MINNEAPOLIS — A medical expert testified Thursday that George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen as Derek Chauvin, a now-fired Minneapolis police officer, knelt on Floyd's neck and then held that position for three minutes after Floyd drew his last breath. Dr. Martin Tobin, a Chicago physician who has specialized in respiratory and critical care medicine for decades, said he has reviewed much of ...

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I'm that woman who starts worrying about her doctor's appointments two weeks before her scheduled visit. Just thinking about stepping on a scale makes me break into a cold sweat. Diabetes runs in my family. It's only a matter of time until my blood tests reveal sugar issues, right? Could that new birthmark on my leg be skin cancer? I do my monthly breast checks, but what if I missed a telltale ...

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CHICAGO — A 43-year-old man is facing a weapons charge in connection with a Lake Shore Drive shooting that critically injured a 1-year-old boy who a doctor said Thursday morning was showing signs of improvement. Jushawn Brown was arrested by Chicago police after he was identified as a person who fired shots at another vehicle in traffic in Tuesday’s apparent road-rage incident, police said ...

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For sports fans across the country, the resumption of the regular sports calendar has signaled another step toward post-pandemic normality. But for the athletes participating in professional, collegiate, high school or even recreational sports, significant unanswered questions remain about the aftereffects of a COVID-19 infection. Chief among those is whether the coronavirus can damage their ...

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SAN DIEGO — Good news for the Padres, for now. Shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. will not undergo shoulder surgery, Padres general manager A.J. Preller said Tuesday. Tatis was placed on the 10-day injured list with the hope the inflammation subsides and stability increases in his left shoulder, which was dislocated on a swing in Monday’s game, prompting fears he could be out for as long as the ...