MMA fighters often pay huge tolls when engaging in violent brawls in the cage, and that’s something to which Markus Perez aspires.



Markus Perez faces UFC newcomer Dricus Du Plessis in Abu Dhabi.


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Markus Perez faces UFC newcomer Dricus Du Plessis in Abu Dhabi.

Perez had a several UFC fights cancelled over the past few months before booking a middleweight showdown with newcomer Dricus Du Plessis on Saturday night at UFC Fight Island 5 in Abu Dhabi. Dealing with so many frustrations has him eager to fulfill a longtime dream: a bloody war.

“Not that I see (my stand-up) as the best path to victory, but that’s how I want to fight,” Perez said in an interview with MMA Fighting. “I want to brawl, I want to punch him. I’m training for seven months, and now I’m going to grapple and take him down? I wanna fight, I want a brawl. I want to trade punches.”

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  • The new Apple Watch Series 6 measures blood-oxygen levels — a critical tool for flagging severe COVID-19 cases.
  • Doctors have become increasingly reliant on small medical devices called pulse oximeters that give the same measurement.
  • Knowing when blood oxygen is low could help a patient get to the hospital in time to save their life.
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The coronavirus can be sneaky: Patients may feel fine one hour, then start gasping for air the next. And while some people feel sick within two days of being infected, COVID-19 symptoms can take up to two weeks to manifest.

So doctors have become increasingly reliant on a small medical device called a pulse oximeter that measures the level of oxygen in a person’s blood.

Blood-oxygen readings can help flag serious cases even before a person has developed severe symptoms like shortness of breath. They can also signal

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NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sugarbreak, the first all natural, complete solution to help promote healthy blood sugar management, launches today online. Sugarbreak is empowering consumers to proactively achieve better health through a comprehensive, medical community-endorsed system that uses all natural, scientifically-proven ingredients to help manage blood sugar as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

The brand has been crowned by medical professionals including Dr. Tom Hildebrandt, Chief of the Division of Eating & Weight Disorders (Center of Excellence) at Mount Sinai, Dr. Robert Graham, MD, MPH, ABOIM, FACP and Co-Founder of FRESH Med, and Dr. Priscilla Pemu, MD, who assists diabetics in marginalized communities through her work at the Morehouse School of Medicine. The brand has an even larger, robust medical network, which includes Carlyn Rosenblum, RD; and Molly Carmel, LCSW-R and Founder of The Beacon Program.

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THE BIG DEAL-Shutdown politics set to collide with coronavirus aid: The odds are rising that any deal on a fifth coronavirus relief package will be tied to legislation to prevent a government shutdown.

After weeks of stalemated talks, the

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