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8 Types of Wellness Tech You Can Buy Today to Improve Your Health

2023-01-31 19:45:17 UTC

8 Types of Wellness Tech You Can Buy Today to Improve Your HealthHealth and fitness tech advances rapidly, offering more valuable insights every year. This is the tech you can buy today for better health overall. Read more at MakeUseOf


Marvel Snap launches it’s friend-fighting Battle Mode

2023-01-31 16:00:00 UTC

Marvel Snap launches it’s friend-fighting Battle ModeMarvel Snap has launched its Battle Mode, which lets friends compete against each other.
Read more at VentureBeat


'Who the hell would want this job?' Not NCAA president Mark Emmert, apparently

2023-02-02 22:03:31 UTC

NCAA president Mark Emmert is stepping down from his position amid a turbulent time for the organization.
Read more at NPR


Depression treatments haven't changed much in decades. Here are the promising new drugs that could be more precise, work faster, and help more people.

2023-02-02 16:43:38 UTC

Depression treatments havenA new generation of treatments promises to help more people with depression.
Read more at Business Insider


Have dinner for breakfast: 33 easy, expert fitness tips you will actually stick to

2023-02-01 14:19:28 UTC

Have dinner for breakfast: 33 easy, expert fitness tips you will actually stick toBig lifestyle overhauls are often doomed to fail - especially in the depths of winter. Take advice from those in the know and follow the relaxed route to healthier habitsAn all-out fitness campaign often seems like a good idea at the start of the year. But li… Read more at The Guardian


India 2023/24 budget pegs divestment target at 510 billion rupees - Reuters

2023-02-01 08:35:00 UTC

India 2023/24 budget pegs divestment target at 510 billion rupees - ReutersThe Indian government expects to raise 510 billion rupees ($6.23 billion) from stake sales in various state-run companies, budget documents released on Wednesday showed. Read more at Reuters


Canada moves to extend exclusion of mental illness from assisted ... - Reuters Canada

2023-02-02 16:38:26 UTC

Canada moves to extend exclusion of mental illness from assisted ... - Reuters CanadaCanada's federal government on Thursday moved to extend by a year its exclusion of people suffering solely from mental illness from the country's assisted death framework. Read more at Reuters


Italy eases anti-COVID measures for travellers from China - Reuters

2023-01-31 15:14:00 UTC

Italy eases anti-COVID measures for travellers from China - ReutersItaly will loosen its anti-COVID controls for travellers arriving from China, making swabs random rather than mandatory at its airports, a document seen by Reuters on Tuesday showed. Read more at Reuters


Home for hedgehogs: UK to restore swathes of wildlife habitat - Reuters UK

2023-01-31 00:08:00 UTC

Home for hedgehogs: UK to restore swathes of wildlife habitat - Reuters UKBritain will announce a plan on Tuesday to improve the environment, including a commitment to restore at least 500,000 hectares (1.2 million acres) of wildlife habitat to protect the country's rarest species from hedgehogs to red squirrels. Read more at Reuters


Eric Beak obituary

2023-02-03 19:57:31 UTC

Eric Beak obituaryMy friend Eric Beak, who has died aged 84, was Cheshire county council’s first health and safety officer. In retirement he became a dedicated youth worker much loved by a generation of young people.Born in West Ham, east London, Eric was the son of Ellen (nee… Read more at The Guardian


Biden calls for expanding federal workers' access to leave - Reuters

2023-02-02 10:03:00 UTC

Biden calls for expanding federal workersU.S. President Joe Biden will call on Thursday for government agencies to expand federal workers' access to paid and unpaid leave as he joins with former President Bill Clinton to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act. Read more at Reuters


Biden to end Covid-19 emergency but may declare reproductive health crisis – live

2023-01-31 13:51:26 UTC

Biden to end Covid-19 emergency but may declare reproductive health crisis – liveWhite House announces extraordinary pandemic measures to lapse on 11 May, a move Republicans had called for

Good morning, US politics blog readers. It’s been three years since Covid-… Read more at The Guardian


Canadian province decriminalizes drugs to fight overdose deaths

2023-02-02 00:11:32 UTC

Canadian province decriminalizes drugs to fight overdose deathsThe Canadian province of British Columbia said it's decriminalizing small amounts of some drugs to help combat the number of drug overdose deaths. Read more at ABC News


COVID: Concerns raised over gov't hotel quarantine spending - CTV News

2023-02-01 01:03:00 UTC

COVID: Concerns raised over govConservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner is raising concerns over the federal government's spending on so-called COVID-19 quarantine hotels, calling the total spent on a Calgary-area hotel in 2022 'legitimately flabbergasting.' Read more at Ctvnews.ca


Coca-Cola's Powerade is taking a jab at Gatorade with new formula and packaging

2023-02-01 13:56:17 UTC

Coca-ColaGatorade has long been the leader among sports drinks, those brightly colored beverages designed to replenish the electrolytes lost when you sweat. Now, its rival Powerade is hoping that a revamped recipe and new look will help finally unseat Gatorade from th… Read more at CNN


: Health-insurance stocks drop after Medicare Advantage proposes lower rates for 2024

2023-02-02 16:05:00 UTC

: Health-insurance stocks drop after Medicare Advantage proposes lower rates for 2024Humana's stock was down 3.3% in trading on Thursday, while shares of UnitedHealth Group, Elevance Health and Cigna Corp. also fell.
Read more at MarketWatch


‘Not your usual prisoner’: police pick up swan in Plymouth

2023-02-02 12:09:11 UTC

‘Not your usual prisoner’: police pick up swan in PlymouthBird ‘removed’ from harbour by a drunk man is escorted to vet in scene likened to the film Hot FuzzA swan found roaming the streets of Plymouth was taken “prisoner” and escorted to the vet in the back of a police car in a scene reminiscent of the hit British … Read more at The Guardian


Two more members of the old boys’ club who brought Britain low | Letters

2023-02-01 18:40:33 UTC

Two more members of the old boys’ club who brought Britain low | LettersGary Woodhouse laments the impact of austerity imposed by David Cameron and George Osborne, and Roger McGarva exalts Nesrine Malik’s skewering of Tory sleazeNesrine Malik’s excellent article (England’s old boys’ club has evolved into ‘the network’, made up of… Read more at The Guardian


Tennis Star Nick Kyrgios Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend But Avoids Conviction Record

2023-02-03 06:11:25 UTC

Tennis Star Nick Kyrgios Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend But Avoids Conviction RecordNick Kyrgios pleaded guilty to assaulting former girlfriend Chiara Passari during an argument in January 2021.
Read more at Time


People in England aged 49 and younger urged to get free Covid booster

2023-02-04 08:57:02 UTC

People in England aged 49 and younger urged to get free Covid boosterNHS says Sunday 12 February is last day this age group can attend a site for their primary vaccinationsPeople in England aged 49 and younger are being urged to come forward for their free Covid booster if they have not yet received a full set of jabs.The NHS … Read more at The Guardian


Pope in DR Congo: 'Hands off Africa' says Pope Francis in Kinshasa speech

2023-01-31 19:21:27 UTC

Pope in DR Congo: Pope Francis gave a speech where he spoke of the centuries of exploitation faced by the country.
Read more at BBC News


What the end of the COVID-19 emergencies in the US means

2023-02-01 01:39:46 UTC

What the end of the COVID-19 emergencies in the US meansThe Biden administration said it intends to let the COVID-19 emergency declaration expire May 11. But what benefits will end once that happens? Read more at ABC News


Ecuador to vaccinate more than two million birds against bird flu - Reuters Canada

2023-02-01 17:35:00 UTC

Ecuador to vaccinate more than two million birds against bird flu - Reuters CanadaEcuador plans to vaccinate more than two million birds against bird flu to control an outbreak in the Andean nation, the Minister of Agriculture said on Wednesday. Read more at Reuters


India's Godrej Consumer beats profit estimate on demand for home ... - Reuters

2023-01-31 09:48:00 UTC

IndiaIndia's Godrej Consumer Products (GOCP.NS) reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, benefiting from higher demand for its home and personal care products. Read more at Reuters


Factbox: New Zealand's new Prime Minister Chris Hipkins - Reuters

2023-01-31 03:41:00 UTC

Factbox: New ZealandChris Hipkins is New Zealand's 41st prime minister, following the surprise resignation of the charismatic Jacinda Ardern. Read more at Reuters


What to Expect From Apple's Holiday Quarter Earnings Results Following New iPads and Apple TV

2023-02-01 15:55:09 UTC

What to Expect From AppleApple is set to report its earnings results for the first quarter of its 2023 fiscal year tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Apple CEO Tim Cook and Apple CFO Luca Maestri will discuss the results on a conference call for investors a half hour later. Kee… Read more at MacRumors


Apple & Google will have to tighten health app requirements, say researchers

2023-01-31 16:25:05 UTC

Apple & Google will have to tighten health app requirements, say researchersNew laws mean any App Stores that include health or medical apps must be more rigorous gatekeepers — and perhaps should not distribute its own apps.Apple has already rejected health apps, at times facing lawsuits because of it, but researchers published in "N… Read more at AppleInsider


Eye Drops Linked to U.S. Outbreak of Drug-Resistant Infections

2023-02-03 14:47:57 UTC

Eye Drops Linked to U.S. Outbreak of Drug-Resistant InfectionsAt least 55 people in 12 states have been infected after using the eye drops. One died and at least five others had permanent vision loss.
Read more at Time


I'm a virtual therapist who booked $350,000 in revenue last year. Here's how I built my business with patients, coaching clients, and social media.

2023-02-03 21:01:47 UTC

IKelly McKenna, who started her business in February 2021, shares how therapists can diversify their revenue streams and grow their businesses. Read more at Business Insider


Florida May Force High School Athletes to Disclose Their Menstrual History

2023-02-01 22:39:12 UTC

Florida May Force High School Athletes to Disclose Their Menstrual HistoryStudent athletes in Florida have for years been asked to share their menstrual history and this month the state's athletic association will vote whether to keep answering these questions optional or make them mandatory. Read more at Time


Russia's top prosecutor criticizes mass mobilisation, telling Putin to his face that more than 9,000 were illegally sent to fight in Ukraine

2023-02-01 12:06:43 UTC

RussiaIgor Krasnov told Putin there were "more than 9,000 citizens who were illegally mobilized" when Russia sent conscripts into Ukraine late last year. Read more at Business Insider


Jony Ive Designs 'Most Perfect Nose in History' for Comic Relief UK

2023-02-01 09:08:17 UTC

Jony Ive Designs Former Apple designer Sir Jony Ive has created a new-look red nose to celebrate Red Nose Day, the annual charity telethon broadcast on British television that aims to raise money for poor and disadvantaged people. The nose is made from 95% plant-based ma… Read more at MacRumors


B.C. youth whose heart stopped drawing attention to prevalence of condition among women - Aldergrove Star - Aldergrove Star

2023-02-01 20:22:00 UTC

B.C. youth whose heart stopped drawing attention to prevalence of condition among women - Aldergrove Star - Aldergrove StarB.C. youth whose heart stopped drawing attention to prevalence of condition among women - Aldergrove Star  Aldergrove Star
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COVID-19 outbreak causes temporary closure at Inpatient Unit at Clinton hospital - CTV News Kitchener

2023-01-31 20:54:16 UTC

COVID-19 outbreak causes temporary closure at Inpatient Unit at Clinton hospital - CTV News Kitchener

  1. COVID-19 outbreak causes temporary closure at Inpatient Unit at Clinton hospital  CTV News Kitchener
  2. BlackburnNews.com - Outbreak declared at local hospital  BlackburnNews.com
  3. Barrie hospital declares COVID outbreak in transitional… Read more at Ctvnews.ca


    Liberals to introduce law delaying MAiD expansion - CTV News

    2023-02-01 19:38:23 UTC

    Liberals to introduce law delaying MAiD expansion - CTV NewsThe federal government is seeking to delay the extension of assisted dying eligibility to people whose sole condition is a mental disorder until March 17, 2024. Read more at Ctvnews.ca


    Cancer is striking more people in their 30s and 40s. Here's what you need to know

    2023-02-04 08:13:32 UTC

    Cancer is striking more people in their 30s and 40s. HereIt's World Cancer Day, and cancer is on the rise worldwide, striking more people in their 30s and 40s. Know the symptoms of cancer and when to get screened. Read more at CNN


    Social media companies in the US brace to battle onslaught of legal challenges

    2023-01-31 11:00:01 UTC

    Social media companies in the US brace to battle onslaught of legal challengesState and federal lawsuits and bills with far-reaching regulatory implications for TikTok, Meta and others come to a head this yearSocial media companies in the United States are bracing themselves to battle an onslaught of new state and federal legislation a… Read more at The Guardian


    Retired CBC editor Michael Finlay killed in random assault - The Globe and Mail

    2023-02-02 00:35:53 UTC

    Retired CBC editor Michael Finlay killed in random assault - The Globe and Mail

    1. Retired CBC editor Michael Finlay killed in random assault  The Globe and Mail
    2. Former CBC producer dies one week after apparent random attack on Danforth Avenue  CP24
    3. CBC producer Michael Finlay dies after assault on Danforth | CTV… Read more at The Globe And Mail


      When will COVID stop being a global emergency?

      2023-02-01 00:00:00 UTC

      When will COVID stop being a global emergency?The World Health Organization has decided the crisis isn’t over yet — but it’s at a transition point.
      Read more at Nature.com


      How Often You Should Clean Your Dog’s Teeth, According to a Veterinarian

      2023-02-03 22:00:00 UTC

      How Often You Should Clean Your Dog’s Teeth, According to a VeterinarianWhen it comes to your dog’s oral health, prevention is the best medicine.
      Read more at Mental Floss


      British Columbia's Drug Decriminalization Experiment Starts Tuesday

      2023-01-31 10:13:06 UTC

      British ColumbiaToronto Public Health says it continues working with Health Canada on a revised version of its initial decriminalization proposal.
      Read more at digg.com


      How to Get Started With Meditation

      2023-02-01 22:15:15 UTC

      How to Get Started With MeditationA meditation habit can be a rich experience with benefits for your health and creativity. Here's a beginner's guide to starting this practice. Read more at MakeUseOf


      AbbVie's Humira gets a U.S. rival, but costs could stay high - Reuters

      2023-01-31 11:18:00 UTC

      AbbVieU.S. patients will finally get access to cheaper versions of AbbVie Inc’s (ABBV.N) blockbuster arthritis drug Humira this year, but the cost savings are expected to be limited. Read more at Reuters


      John Hancock Life Insurance Review: Rates, Coverage, and Term Life Insurance

      2023-02-03 19:09:55 UTC

      John Hancock Life Insurance Review: Rates, Coverage, and Term Life InsuranceExplore John Hancock's universal and term life insurance plans with Aspire to see if it meets your needs. Then walk with us as we compare popular providers Read more at Business Insider


      Amgen revenue falls slightly as Lilly COVID deal contributes less - Reuters

      2023-01-31 21:04:00 UTC

      Amgen revenue falls slightly as Lilly COVID deal contributes less - ReutersAmgen Inc (AMGN.O) on Tuesday said its fourth-quarter revenue fell slightly as a 4% increase in sales of its own drugs was offset by lower revenue from its deal to manufacture COVID-19 ant… Read more at Reuters


      Peloton to report lower cash burn on bumpy road to turnaround - Reuters

      2023-01-31 20:22:00 UTC

      Peloton to report lower cash burn on bumpy road to turnaround - ReutersPeloton Interactive Inc's (PTON.O) effort to cut costs in the latest quarter may have helped the fitness equipment maker burn less cash, but that only means one less hurdle on its road to … Read more at Reuters


      Rocker Ozzy Osbourne'not physically capable' of upcoming tour - Reuters

      2023-02-01 12:01:00 UTC

      Rocker Ozzy OsbourneBritish rocker Ozzy Osbourne said he was "not physically capable" of going on a European and UK tour this spring, as he was too weak for all the necessary travel involved in live shows. Read more at Reuters


      Pope Francis to celebrate Mass in Congo, meet victims of violence - Reuters

      2023-02-01 07:26:00 UTC

      Pope Francis to celebrate Mass in Congo, meet victims of violence - ReutersPope Francis celebrates Mass in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa on Wednesday, the second day of a visit intended to remind the world of the violence and poverty r… Read more at Reuters


      Court blocks New Jersey law that allows state to sue gun industry - Reuters

      2023-01-31 18:59:00 UTC

      Court blocks New Jersey law that allows state to sue gun industry - ReutersA federal judge on Tuesday blocked a New Jersey law authorizing the state's attorney general to sue gun manufacturers and sellers for endangering public safety, finding it ran afoul of a federal law protecting the gun industry from such claims. Read more at Reuters


      Workers can't force safety agency to do inspections, court rules - Reuters

      2023-01-31 20:37:00 UTC

      Workers canA U.S. appeals court on Tuesday said workers cannot go to court to force the federal workplace safety regulator to act after it determines that alleged hazards do not present an "imminent danger" to employees. Read more at Reuters


      Brazil's Lula orders crackdown on supplies to illegal miners in ... - Reuters

      2023-01-31 00:13:00 UTC

      BrazilBrazil's president on Monday announced a crackdown on transportation of supplies to illegal gold miners in the Yanomami reservation in northern Brazil, hoping to force out the wildcat miners who have caused a humanitarian crisis among the area's indigenous pe… Read more at Reuters


      Russia to hold rates in Feb, economy seen contracting again in 2023 - Reuters

      2023-01-31 14:01:00 UTC

      Russia to hold rates in Feb, economy seen contracting again in 2023 - ReutersThe Bank of Russia will keep interest rates on hold at 7.5% next week as inflation remains above target, pushing the country's economy to a second year of contraction in 2023, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday. Read more at Reuters


      Jailed ex-Georgian leader appears in court by video link, seeking ... - Reuters

      2023-02-01 11:45:00 UTC

      Jailed ex-Georgian leader appears in court by video link, seeking ... - ReutersMikheil Saakashvili, the jailed former president of Georgia, appeared in court via video link on Wednesday to show how much weight he has lost while incarcerated, as associates renewed calls for him to be freed for urgent medical treatment. Read more at Reuters


      West Virginia clinic, doctor sue over state's new abortion ban - Reuters

      2023-02-01 23:48:00 UTC

      West Virginia clinic, doctor sue over stateWest Virginia's only abortion clinic and the clinic's primary doctor on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging the near-total abortion ban passed by the state last year, saying it violates patients' constitutional rights. Read more at Reuters


      BlackRock has more than $100 million exposure to Adani's dollar debt, report says

      2023-02-03 12:12:05 UTC

      BlackRock has more than $100 million exposure to AdaniFilings analysed by Bloomberg showed BlackRock was one of the biggest known holders of the embattled group's $8 billion in dollar-derived debt. Read more at Business Insider


      Warmer climate may drive fungi to be more dangerous to our health

      2023-01-31 21:05:43 UTC

      Warmer climate may drive fungi to be more dangerous to our healthA new study finds that raised temperatures cause a pathogenic fungus known as Cryptococcus deneoformans to turn its adaptive responses into overdrive. Heat increases its number of genetic changes, some of which might presumably lead to higher heat resistance,… Read more at Science Daily


      Save $160 on This Top-Rated Electric Toothbrush and Polish Your Pearly Whites More Effectively

      2023-01-31 14:00:00 UTC

      Save $160 on This Top-Rated Electric Toothbrush and Polish Your Pearly Whites More EffectivelyThis electric toothbrush comes with a travel case and eight replacement heads for just $29.99
      Read more at Entrepreneur


      AbbVie's blockbuster drug Humira finally loses its 20-year, $200 billion monopoly

      2023-01-31 11:00:56 UTC

      AbbVieU.S. doctors can now choose Amjevita instead, the first of several close copies of the popular rheumatoid arthritis drug expected this year. But industry-watchers warn consumer savings may be limited. Read more at NPR


      Hospitals in England cancel 88,000 appointments in seven weeks due to strikes

      2023-01-31 00:01:30 UTC

      Hospitals in England cancel 88,000 appointments in seven weeks due to strikesNHS leaders warn disruption to patients could become even worse as healthcare staff plan further strikesHospitals in England have had to cancel 88,000 appointments because of strikes by nurses and ambulance staff over the last seven weeks, figures have reveal… Read more at The Guardian


      GSK boss warns UK life sciences at ‘tipping point’ despite Sunak’s R&D pledge

      2023-02-01 17:08:52 UTC

      GSK boss warns UK life sciences at ‘tipping point’ despite Sunak’s R&D pledgeEmma Walmsley says ambition to be pharma superpower at risk unless improvements made in key areasThe boss of Britain’s second-biggest pharmaceutical group, GSK, has warned the UK is at a “tipping point” and risks falling short of government ambitions to becom… Read more at The Guardian


      ‘Gets police out of the lives of drug users’: decriminalization move takes effect in Canadian province

      2023-02-03 06:30:01 UTC

      ‘Gets police out of the lives of drug users’: decriminalization move takes effect in Canadian provinceBritish Columbia now allows possession of 2.5g of illegal drugs in measure to mitigate opioid crisisEast Hastings Street in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has long been the epicenter of Canada’s deadly opioid crisis. For years, lines of tents, discarded needle… Read more at The Guardian


      Britain the only G7 economy forecast to shrink in 2023

      2023-01-31 01:30:32 UTC

      Britain the only G7 economy forecast to shrink in 2023IMF says UK economy is likely to contract 0.6% as rising interest rates and higher taxes take tollBritain is expected to be the only major industrialised country to see its economy shrink this year after the impact of Liz Truss’s brief premiership prompted a … Read more at The Guardian


      South Africa v England: third men’s one-day international – live

      2023-02-01 10:36:49 UTC

      South Africa v England: third men’s one-day international – live

      • Updates from the final match of the series, in Kimberley
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      England XI: Roy, Malan, Duckett, Brook, Buttler, Moeen Ali, Woakes, S Curran, Adil Rashid, Archer, Topley.Olly Stone sits back on th… Read more at The Guardian


      Colbert on end of Covid emergency: ‘Shove that up your nose and rotate it five times’

      2023-02-01 16:28:24 UTC

      Colbert on end of Covid emergency: ‘Shove that up your nose and rotate it five times’Late-night hosts discuss Biden’s plan to end Covid emergency declarations in May, George Santos’s spiraling scandals and more legal woes for TrumpJoe Biden announced on Monday that he will end the twin national emergencies to address the Covid-19 pandemic in … Read more at The Guardian


      Ministers and unions dig in amid widespread strike action across UK

      2023-02-01 16:07:33 UTC

      Ministers and unions dig in amid widespread strike action across UKLittle prospect of breakthrough as strikes hit schools, trains, universities and border checks across country

      • UK politics live – latest news updates
      Unions and the government appeared as far apart as ever, after Wednesday’s widespread strike a… Read more at The Guardian


      Some popular accounts likely to disappear from Twitter as Elon Musk ends free access to API

      2023-02-03 06:39:11 UTC

      Some popular accounts likely to disappear from Twitter as Elon Musk ends free access to APIMove to pay-for-access application program interface continues platform owner’s push for revenue

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      The l… Read more at The Guardian


      Smart dairy farms are using AI scanners to monitor cows' health

      2023-01-31 15:48:14 UTC

      Smart dairy farms are using AI scanners to monitor cowsTechnology being trialled on UK farms collects daily data on cows’ weight, body condition and mobility, helping to identify individuals in need of treatment Read more at New Scientist


      15 students in Mexico treated for internet drug 'challenge'

      2023-01-31 19:23:35 UTC

      15 students in Mexico treated for internet drug Fifteen grade school students in Mexico have been treated after apparently taking part in an internet “challenge” in which groups of students take tranquilizers to see who can stay awake the longest Read more at ABC News


      Met police offer £10k reward to find missing couple and baby

      2023-01-31 10:27:16 UTC

      Met police offer £10k reward to find missing couple and babyConstance Marten, her newborn child and convicted sex offender boyfriend were last seen on 9 JanuaryA £10,000 reward is being offered in the search for the missing woman Constance Marten, her newborn baby and her partner, a convicted sex offender.Marten, 35, … Read more at The Guardian


      Royal Navy sailors in hospital after ‘wrong chemical’ added to ship’s water

      2023-02-03 23:00:08 UTC

      Royal Navy sailors in hospital after ‘wrong chemical’ added to ship’s waterNavy says HMS Portland sailors hospitalised as precaution after drinking accidentally contaminated waterSailors are being treated in hospital after drinking “contaminated” water on their ship, the Royal Navy has said.Frigate HMS Portland is believed to have d… Read more at The Guardian


      Radioactive capsule that fell off truck found in Australia

      2023-02-01 08:39:34 UTC

      Radioactive capsule that fell off truck found in AustraliaAuthorities in Western Australia have recovered a tiny but dangerous radioactive capsule that fell off a truck while being transported along a 870-mile highway last month Read more at ABC News


      Eye drops recalled after 55 reports of bacterial infection, 1 death in 12 states

      2023-02-04 01:33:51 UTC

      Eye drops recalled after 55 reports of bacterial infection, 1 death in 12 statesEzricare and Delsam Pharma artificial tears eye drops have been recalled following reports of infections, vision loss and one death.
      Read more at GMA


      Health stock photos skew too young, light-skinned, rich

      2023-02-02 15:21:20 UTC

      Health stock photos skew too young, light-skinned, richIt's tough to find health stock photos, particularly free ones, showing darker-skinned people, research finds.
      Read more at Futurity: Research News


      Can't the Tories see that letting homeless charities close will cause more homelessness? | Daniel Lavelle

      2023-02-01 16:00:35 UTC

      CanA terrifying new report shows that these charities’ very existence is under threat. To let this happen is morally, and economically, wrongAt the beginning of the year, I co-wrote a defence of Rishi Sunak when Twitter unfairly pilloried him for seeing a homele… Read more at The Guardian


      How the empire of one of the world's richest men lost $100bn

      2023-02-02 12:07:32 UTC

      How the empire of one of the worldThe business tycoon has seen billions wiped off his wealth after a US investment firm's scathing report.
      Read more at BBC News


      Space diet rich in veggies and fish could boost astronaut heath

      2023-01-31 11:00:14 UTC

      Space diet rich in veggies and fish could boost astronaut heathAn enhanced in-space diet augmented with fruits, vegetables and fish could help boost astronaut health and performance, a new study finds.
      Read more at Space.com


      Study links adoption of electric vehicles with less air pollution and improved health

      2023-02-02 20:35:49 UTC

      Study links adoption of electric vehicles with less air pollution and improved healthA team of researchers have now begun to document the actual impact of electric vehicle adoption in the first study to use real-world data to link electric cars, air pollution and health. Leveraging publicly available datasets, the researchers analyzed a 'natu… Read more at Science Daily


      New Gap Campaign Features Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss Before His Death

      2023-01-31 19:02:53 UTC

      New Gap Campaign Features Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss Before His DeathBoss modeled for the collaboration between Gap and The Brooklyn Circus before he died. His wife said he was “moved by how they captured his true essence.” Read more at HuffPost


      Two YouTubers from popular Schaffrillas Productions have died in a car accident

      2023-01-31 20:35:49 UTC

      Two YouTubers from popular Schaffrillas Productions have died in a car accidentChristopher Schaffer, 25, and Patrick Phyrillas, 22, were pronounced dead at the crash site in Pennsylvania. James Phyrillas — Patrick's brother — was in stable condition in the hospital on Tuesday. Read more at NPR


      Biden to end Covid health emergency declarations in May

      2023-01-31 00:44:28 UTC

      Biden to end Covid health emergency declarations in MayThe move will restructure the government’s response to the pandemic.
      Read more at Politico


      Biden and McCarthy set to meet to talk about the debt ceiling stalemate

      2023-02-01 10:01:05 UTC

      Biden and McCarthy set to meet to talk about the debt ceiling stalematePresident Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will meet Wednesday to discuss, among other things, how to avoid a default on the U.S. debt. Read more at NPR


      The generative AI boom is bringing San Francisco’s tech scene roaring back to life

      2023-01-31 11:45:00 UTC

      The generative AI boom is bringing San Francisco’s tech scene roaring back to lifeWelcome to 'Cerebral Valley.' Hayes Valley in San Francisco is the current hot spot for developing generative AI.
      Read more at Business Insider


      Homebuilder stocks surge after earnings reveal improving demand from buyers despite high mortgage rates

      2023-01-31 21:10:47 UTC

      Homebuilder stocks surge after earnings reveal improving demand from buyers despite high mortgage ratesI think this improvement attests to the ongoing desire for homeownership that exists in this country," PulteGroup CEO Ryan Marshall said.
      Read more at Business Insider


      The 'problematic' stock rally will fade as the Fed wrangles sticky inflation and recession hits in the 2nd half of the year, Credit Suisse strategist says

      2023-02-01 15:39:16 UTC

      The The inflation problem isn't going away, and that could spark a stock market sell-off in the second-half of the year, a Credit Suisse strategist warned. Read more at Business Insider


      Harvard professor emerita says Elon Musk's Twitter takeover is 'fundamentally intolerable' and a threat to political stability

      2023-01-31 09:40:00 UTC

      Harvard professor emerita says Elon MuskData privacy expert Shoshana Zuboff is worried about how big tech billionaires like Musk will impact democracy, calling them "information oligarchs." Read more at Business Insider


      Laid-off Google employees are turning to a Discord server with nearly 18,000 members for emotional support and financial advice

      2023-02-04 08:00:00 UTC

      Laid-off Google employees are turning to a Discord server with nearly 18,000 members for emotional support and financial adviceMore than 17,800 people have joined the Discord server, which laid-off engineers said was used for venting and seeking financial advice.
      Read more at Business Insider


      UK-based fintech Evident creates the first AI Index to track banks' progress in implementation

      2023-02-02 16:56:16 UTC

      UK-based fintech Evident creates the first AI Index to track banksJust as the tech blows up in banking, UK startup Evident has created a non-biased index that scores banks on AI development and implementation. Read more at Insiderintelligence.com


      'You're Going Way Back In Time': Bill Gates Gets Visibly Irritated When Pressed on Epstein

      2023-01-31 16:46:00 UTC

      The billionaire sat down for an interview with ABC 7.30 in Australia where he was asked about his former dealings with the disgraced financier. Read more at Entrepreneur


      Could Africa be the future for genomics research?

      2023-01-31 00:00:00 UTC

      Could Africa be the future for genomics research?Funds for a major genomics programme in Africa will run dry this year. A chance to address global inequity in health-related genomics by building on the success of this initiative must not be missed. Read more at Nature.com


      The Meaning of Dreams: A Sleep Expert Explains Common Dreams and Why We Have Them - CNET

      2023-02-02 12:30:03 UTC

      The Meaning of Dreams: A Sleep Expert Explains Common Dreams and Why We Have Them - CNETExperts breakdown the science behind dreaming -- and how to interpret your dreams of falling, fire, water, death and more.
      Read more at CNET


      Amazon slapped with more worker safety citations

      2023-02-01 20:51:43 UTC

      Amazon slapped with more worker safety citationsThe U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday announced new citations at three more Amazon warehouses for failing to keep workers safe.
      Read more at ABC News


      Cow Burps Have a Big Climate Impact. Solving That is Harder than You’d Think

      2023-02-01 12:00:26 UTC

      Cow Burps Have a Big Climate Impact. Solving That is Harder than You’d ThinkThere's so much we don't know about cutting methane emissions from cows, and that is the main problem, writes Joseph W. McFadden.
      Read more at Time


      The COVID Emergency Is Ending. Is Vaccine Outreach Over Too?

      2023-02-02 16:03:31 UTC

      placeholder imgA successful program confronts the pivot to “normalcy.”
      Read more at The Atlantic


      Parents grieve for three-month old baby, a victim of Afghanistan's ... - Reuters

      2023-01-31 11:02:00 UTC

      Parents grieve for three-month old baby, a victim of AfghanistanShamila doesn't have a photo of the baby son who died in her arms in freezing temperatures at their home in Kabul this month, but she remembers his face perfectly. Read more at Reuters


      Exclusive: Bed Bath & Beyond preparing to file bankruptcy as soon ... - Reuters

      2023-01-31 03:15:00 UTC

      Exclusive: Bed Bath & Beyond preparing to file bankruptcy as soon ... - ReutersBed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY.O) is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection as soon as this week, and has lined up liquidators to close additional stores unless a last-minute buyer emerges, … Read more at Reuters


      UK set for biggest strike action for years as teachers, civil servants ... - Reuters UK

      2023-02-01 06:03:00 UTC

      UK set for biggest strike action for years as teachers, civil servants ... - Reuters UKUp to half a million British teachers, civil servants, train drivers and university lecturers will strike on Wednesday in the largest coordinated action in a generation which the government says will cause widespread disruption. Read more at Reuters


      Drug, blood pressure medication recalls: Full list of FDA recalls since 2012

      2023-02-02 10:00:23 UTC

      Drug, blood pressure medication recalls: Full list of FDA recalls since 2012From blood pressure medication to other drugs pulled off the market, view our searchable database of all FDA drug recalls since 2018.
      Read more at USA Today


      Column: China's manufacturing activity rises as COVID wave ebbs - Reuters

      2023-01-31 15:09:00 UTC

      Column: ChinaChina’s manufacturing activity has started to increase as the coronavirus epidemic wanes, after the country abandoned its suppression strategy that severely disrupted the economy with a series of city lockdowns. Read more at Reuters


      Pope's visit to shine spotlight on war-ravaged DR Congo - Reuters

      2023-01-31 00:17:00 UTC

      PopePope Francis flies into Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday for a visit that will highlight the human cost of protracted conflict in the vast centr… Read more at Reuters


      Indian budget likely to push spending to support growth, while ... - Reuters India

      2023-02-01 00:33:00 UTC

      Indian budget likely to push spending to support growth, while ... - Reuters IndiaPresenting its annual budget to parliament on Wednesday, India's government will seek to lower its fiscal deficit while offering incentives for investment and stepping up state spending to support an economy that is caught in the global slowdown. Read more at Reuters



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