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Admin August 10, 2018

Smart luggage—bags that do everything from charge your phone to act as mini-scooters in the airport—have been gaining popularity for the past few years, but several models are about to have their wings clipped. American Airlines has banned any battery-powered luggage that doesn’t have a removable battery. The new rule goes into effect Jan. 15. […]

Admin August 10, 2018

A consumer advocacy group testing back-to-school school supplies for toxins is asking for a crayon recall after it discovered asbestos in crayons made by Playskool. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund tested six brands of crayons it bought at Dollar Tree and discovered tremoline inside a green Playskool crayon. Tremoline is a type […]

Admin August 10, 2018

By Sy Mukherjee August 7, 2018 Good afternoon, readers. This is Sy. Carl Icahn has some thoughts about insurer Cigna’s proposed mega-deal with pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) Express Scripts—and he’s not holding back. In an open letter released Tuesday, the billionaire activist Icahn unleashed a tirade of criticism on the $54 billion Cigna-Express Scripts merger, […]

Admin August 10, 2018

At ATP Training’s facility in Pasadena, fitness professional Tracey Mallett is teaching her Booty Barre class, a barre workout that is designed to strengthen and lengthen muscles. But she has added something new. Mallett says jumping on trampolines can offer several health benefits. “Bringing Booty Barre to the trampoline was kind of like the next […]

Admin August 10, 2018

At ATP Training’s facility in Pasadena, fitness professional Tracey Mallett is teaching her Booty Barre class, a barre workout that is designed to strengthen and lengthen muscles. But she has added something new. Mallett says jumping on trampolines can offer several health benefits. “Bringing Booty Barre to the trampoline was kind of like the next […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Rumor has it, Starbucks iconic Pumpkin Spice Latte will make its return on Aug. 28, 2018. While that date might seem a bit early for fall’s signature beverage, it’s not much earlier than last year’s release date. In fact, for the most part, it’s right on time. In 2017, Starbucks released the beverage on September […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Blue zones are places in the world where the average life expectancy is higher than average. According to AccuWeather, people in these locations commonly live to 90 years old, and sometimes to 100. A healthy diet, daily exercise and minimal stress contribute to the longevity. The five cities that are considered blue zones are: Sardinia, […]

Admin August 10, 2018

By Sy Mukherjee August 9, 2018 Good afternoon, readers. This is Sy. Here at Brainstorm Health Daily, we home in on the latest technological innovations in medicine—the stuff of sci-fi, like gene editing, implantable medicines, digital apps that can be used to treat disease, and other, well, awesome stuff of that ilk. But sometimes, in […]