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

Reaction to the death of O.J. Simpson

[ad_1] Reaction to the death of O.J. Simpson after prostate cancer. He was 76. Simpson’s family announced the news on his X account. Relatives said he died Wednesday. ___ “The only thing I have to say is it’s just further reminder of Ron being gone all these years. It’s no great loss to the world. … 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