Bonds, Clemens was out of Hall again; Chosen McGriff

Bonds, Clemens was out of Hall again;  Chosen McGriff

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Moments after Fred McGriff was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, nearly two decades after his last game, he got the question. Asked if Barry Bonds belonged in Cooperstown, a smiling McGriff replied, “Honestly, right now, I’m going to enjoy tonight.” A Hall of Fame committee delivered its response Sunday, … Read more

Smartphone Tips to Avoid Tipsy Texting and Posting During the Holidays

Smartphone Tips to Avoid Tipsy Texting and Posting During the Holidays

It is the morning after a night of festive excesses. You wake up teary-eyed, grab your phone, and discover, with mounting embarrassment, all the drunken texts or posts you sent the night before. Relatable? Maybe. Avoidable? Yes. Don’t forget that digital missteps can cause temporary discomfort or very real devastation. Whether you’re attending the company … Read more

FDA change ushers in cheaper, easier-to-obtain hearing aids

FDA change ushers in cheaper, easier-to-obtain hearing aids

It’s now much easier and cheaper for many hearing-impaired Americans to get help. Hearing aids can now be sold without a prescription from a specialist. Over-the-counter, or OTC, hearing aids began hitting the market in October at prices that can be thousands of dollars less than prescription hearing aids. About 30 million people in the … Read more

Airport Baggage Handlers Caught Hitting Travelers’ Bags

Airport Baggage Handlers Caught Hitting Travelers’ Bags

The CEO of a major national ground service provider has issued a stern warning to Australian baggage handlers after shocking images of mishandling surfaced online. Qantas and Swissport Australia have launched an “urgent investigation” after employees were filmed slamming luggage into a conveyor belt. The footage, believed to have been filmed at Melbourne airport, shows … Read more

Why can’t you find Wegovy, the weight loss drug?

Why can’t you find Wegovy, the weight loss drug?

NGO Novo Nordisk 0.61% A/S failed to launch its new weight-loss drug Wegovy, losing hundreds of millions of dollars in sales and squandering a head start before a rival could start selling a competing product. Wegovy is among a new class of drugs that health regulators have approved to reduce weight in obese people, a … Read more

Menstrual Blood Face Masks Are a Big Beauty Trend — Experts Warn They’re Dangerous

Menstrual Blood Face Masks Are a Big Beauty Trend — Experts Warn They’re Dangerous

We have bad blood with this beauty trick. This trend is one of dermatologists’ nightmares: TikTokers smear their own menstrual blood on their skin. Between the marinated, whiny, and “I’m cold” viral makeup, there was sure to be something new causing a stir online. Cue: menstrual blood face masks. The hashtags “periodfacemask” and “menstruationmasking” have … Read more

Advancement of Alzheimer’s could be the ‘beginning of the end’: Pharmacological study

Advancement of Alzheimer’s could be the ‘beginning of the end’: Pharmacological study

Alzheimer’s disease could soon be a distant memory. A revolutionary new Alzheimer’s drug called lecanemab could mark a breakthrough in the decades-long battle against the neurological disorder, according to revealing Phase 3 trials. The potentially game-changing sims occurred in May 2021, but the results were only published Tuesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. … Read more

Biden welcomes Macron amid friction over US climate law

Biden welcomes Macron amid friction over US climate law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron They are celebrating the longstanding relationship between the United States and France, but these are friends with differences. The French leader is taking advantage of his visit to Washington to harshly criticize aspects of his ally’s flagship climate law as bad business for Europe. Biden was … Read more

‘Green’ Mediterranean diet burns fat even faster: study

‘Green’ Mediterranean diet burns fat even faster: study

Following the “green” Mediterranean diet helps burn fat three times faster than a typical healthy diet, a new study shows. Research published in the journal BMC Medicine found that eating a plant-based Mediterranean diet allowed the body to burn a dangerous type of body fat at triple the rate compared to those on a generally … Read more

Sleepyheads Need These 3 Habits To Get Rid Of Grogginess: Study

Sleepyheads Need These 3 Habits To Get Rid Of Grogginess: Study

Do you always wake up feeling dizzy? There is a solution for that. Scientists believe they have found a foolproof three-step formula for turning sluggishness into a refreshed morning sensation. Although there are only three factors, some may find it a bit difficult, considering that it involves exercise and avoiding sugar. Researchers at the University … Read more