With ‘functional’ beverages, brands rush to quench a thirst for drinks that do more than taste good

[ad_1] Supermarket beverage aisles are starting to look a lot more like a pharmacy. There are sodas made with mushrooms that supposedly improve mental clarity and juices packed with bacteria that claim to enhance digestive health. Water infused with collagen carries the promise of better skin, and energy drinks offer to help burn body fat. … Read more

Fastenal, CarMax fall; Alpine Immune Sciences, Arvinas rise, Thursday, 4/11/2024

[ad_1] Stocks that are trading heavily or have substantial price changes on Thursday: Fastenal, CarMax fall; Alpine Immune Sciences, Arvinas rise NEW YORK — Stocks that are trading heavily or have substantial price changes on Thursday: Fastenal Co. (FAST), down $3.58 to $71.16. The distributor of nuts and bolts to the construction industry reported disappointing … Read more

Some cancer patients can find it hard to tell family and friends

[ad_1] Ever since Anthony Bridges found out he had prostate cancer six years ago, he hasn’t stopped talking about it. He told his Facebook friends immediately. Now, the 68-year-old man from Georgia spends time working with others to encourage other men to talk to their doctor about getting screened. Not everyone is as eager to … Read more

Early results show lower cancer rates than expected among Air Force nuclear missile personnel

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — The Air Force is reporting the first data on cancer diagnoses among troops who worked with nuclear missiles and, while the data is only about 25% complete, the service says the numbers are lower than what they expected. The Air Force said so far it has identified 23 cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, … Read more

Kansas could soon make doctors ask patients why they want abortions and report the answers

[ad_1] TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas would require abortion providers to ask patients why they’re terminating their pregnancies and report the answers to the state under a measure moving through the Republican-controlled Legislature. Frustrated Democrats are pointedly suggesting a similar rule for vasectomies and erectile dysfunction. The state House planned to take a final vote Thursday. … Read more

Africa Cup title beckons for Ivory Coast’s Sébastien Haller after successful cancer treatment

[ad_1] ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — One year after returning from cancer treatment, Sébastien Haller could lead Ivory Coast to the Africa Cup of Nations title. Haller fired the host nation into Sunday’s final against three-time champion Nigeria with the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Congo in the semifinals. “It’s kind of a great … Read more

Africa Cup title beckons for Ivory Coast’s Sébastien Haller after successful cancer treatment

[ad_1] ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — One year after returning from cancer treatment, Sébastien Haller could lead Ivory Coast to the Africa Cup of Nations title. Haller fired the host nation into Sunday’s final against three-time champion Nigeria with the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Congo in the semifinals. “It’s kind of a great … Read more