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Is the Customer Always Right if they Refuse to Wear a Mask?

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Publish DateMay 20, 2020

Mike Van Dyke, an occupational health professor at the Colorado School of Public Health, told The Goods customers should be “respectful” by wearing masks and “maintaining distance as much as possible” while shopping. “It gets hard in terms of different places across the country,” he said. “Some places have required mask ordinances in place and some places don’t.”

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Jewel’s story: how one teen battled obesity with medicine’s best — and most underused — tool

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Publish DateDecember 18, 2017

Some doctors are even now arguing it would be cruel not to recommend a weight loss operation to teens with severe obesity, like Jewel. As Dr. Thomas Inge, a University of Colorado pediatrician who leads the most important ongoing study on adolescent bariatric surgery, sees it, what we now know about the effects of obesity is far more damning that what we know about the risks of surgery. And its potential benefits are great. Lives are “destroyed by severe obesity,” Inge said. “I’m much more worried about the consequences of not operating [on young people].”

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