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Colorado’s Oldest Brewery, Boulder Beer Co, Switching To On-Site Operations Only

Colorado’s Oldest Brewery, Boulder Beer Co, Switching To On-Site Operations Only

It is a somewhat somber end to the week for Colorado craft beer fans as the oldest craft brewer in the state is suffering a big contraction.  Sure, Boulder, CO’s Boulder Beer Company might be celebrating its 40th year... 
‘Zombie’ deer warning is issued by Nevada wildlife officials to hunters

‘Zombie’ deer warning is issued by Nevada wildlife officials to hunters

‘Zombie’ deer is a neurodegenerative disease that, if infected, reduces a deer, elk or moose into a zombi like state, making them drooling, stumbling creatures as they roam forests and countrysides in 24 states in the... 
Does Occupational Exposure to Pesticide Increase Heart Health Risks?

Does Occupational Exposure to Pesticide Increase Heart Health Risks?

When studies began to show proof that pesticides bear heavy risk to human health it was not that much of a surprise.  But more and more studies continue to show that high levels of exposure to pesticides—particularly... 
Could Green Tea Hold the Key to Combatting Antibiotic Resistance?

Could Green Tea Hold the Key to Combatting Antibiotic Resistance?

Antibiotic resistance is turning into a global threat: the result of indiscriminate use of antimicrobial treatments around the world. Because of this, antibiotic-resistant bacteria continue to grow, causing many of our most powerful—and... 
Get relief from joint pain by taking brisk walks rather than drugs

Get relief from joint pain by taking brisk walks rather than drugs

Recent research has shown that taking brisk walks can ease your pain from arthritis because when doing so your body releases natural opioids that decrease and relieve pain in your body. Most people when they are experiencing... 
Toys R Us Announces Come Back With Candytopia Partnership and Interactive Playrooms

Toys R Us Announces Come Back With Candytopia Partnership and Interactive Playrooms

Toys R Us has had a rough time the past few years, which is not necessarily unexpected considering the state of the retail industry as a whole, right now.  With many big box stores losing ground to online shopping—and... 
Strong US Retail Sales Help Balance Economic Concerns

Strong US Retail Sales Help Balance Economic Concerns

Retail sales in the United States made a much bigger improvement than expected, last month, mostly boosted by new auto purchases, with building supply sales also helping shore up a rather complicated time for the retail industry... 
Welcome back Sony Walkman

Welcome back Sony Walkman

At the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) 2019, which is Europe’s biggest tech show held three days ago in Berlin, Germany from September 6 – 8, 2019, Sony announced that it will release a new version its portable... 
Automakers developing technology to fight ‘hot cars kids deaths’ to become standard by 2025

Automakers developing technology to fight ‘hot cars kids deaths’ to become standard by 2025

Child hot car deaths have been in the news in recent weeks with 10 children dying in such a gruesome way in just 20 days. Through August of 2019, 35 children have died after being left in cars during hot temperatures.   There... 
Auto Worker Union Shows Overwhelming Support for Strikes at the Detroit Three

Auto Worker Union Shows Overwhelming Support for Strikes at the Detroit Three

The United Auto Workers Labor Union has had quite a strained relationship with the folks at General Motors, with tensions reaching their penultimate just one year ago. At that time, GM CEO Mary Barra revealed the company’s... 
FDA Links Serious Liver Injury—in Rare Cases—Linked with HCV Drugs

FDA Links Serious Liver Injury—in Rare Cases—Linked with HCV Drugs

During the last week of August, the United States Food and Drug Agency (FDA) warned that three direct-acting antiviral drugs have been linked with rare cases of severe liver injury among patients who are presently being treated... 
Hasbro Buys Media Studio Entertainment One (eOne) for $4 Billion

Hasbro Buys Media Studio Entertainment One (eOne) for $4 Billion

Popular toymaker Hasbro has revealed, this week, their plan to acquire studio Entertainment One (eOne).  This all-cash deal carries a value of $4 billion and, once completed, will bring big toy brands like Nerf and My... 
Is There A Relationship between Fluoride and Intelligence?

Is There A Relationship between Fluoride and Intelligence?

Scientists have long known about fluorides benefit to teeth.  This is why it is added to toothpaste, and why it is used for professional cleanings at the dentist. It is also the reason fluoride is typically added to... 
New Study Warns of Silent Stroke Risk Among Seniors Who Undergo Surgery

New Study Warns of Silent Stroke Risk Among Seniors Who Undergo Surgery

As many as three million people over the age of 65 might experience something called “silent stroke” after surgery, every year.  Also known as covert strokes, these are medical events that are not immediately obvious—except... 
Stem Cell Study Might Unlock the Secret to Regrowing Teeth

Stem Cell Study Might Unlock the Secret to Regrowing Teeth

Molecular biologists based in the United Kingdom claim to have found a gene they say is responsible for tooth regeneration in mice. They note this discovery could very likely pave the way for incredible breakthroughs in the medical... 
A Single Cup of Coffee Could Increase Migraine Odds

A Single Cup of Coffee Could Increase Migraine Odds

Migraine sufferers will be the first to tell you that when they hit, the pain can sometimes be unbearable.  As such, they do whatever they can to avoid and prevent them in the first place.  A new study about... 
Booming Tech Fund Investments Help Bolster Profits for SoftBank

Booming Tech Fund Investments Help Bolster Profits for SoftBank

SoftBank has been investing big in tech development and it looks to be paying off, big time.  A recent report shows that the operating income for SoftBank’s Vision Fund skyrocketed 66 percent—to just shy of 400... 
Employment Near Record Low but Job Rate is Slowing

Employment Near Record Low but Job Rate is Slowing

US payrolls saw a healthy bump in July, with wage gains indicating a strong labor market as we head into this week’s interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve. According to the United States Department of Labor, employment... 
Tart Cherry Juice Could Help Improve Overall Brain Function

Tart Cherry Juice Could Help Improve Overall Brain Function

The secret to healthy brain aging might be as simple as drinking a glass of juice.  A new study out of the University of Delaware advises that tart cherry juice could possess qualities that can improve cognitive function... 
Restoring Vision with the use of Landmark gene-editing technique

Restoring Vision with the use of Landmark gene-editing technique

The Associated Press reports that a new study is about to be conducted on patients who have an inherited form of blindness. The study will test the gene-editing technique called CRISPR made famous by a Chinese scientist last year. People... 
Every growth strategy Starbucks has in place is working

Every growth strategy Starbucks has in place is working

Good news for Starbucks which was founded in 1971: all of its plans that have been put in place this year to stimulate growth are working out. In order to that the company has made some of the following moves: opening new restaurant,... 
Equifax Agrees to Pay $700 Million to Settle Data Breach Case

Equifax Agrees to Pay $700 Million to Settle Data Breach Case

Equifax is set to pay a reported $700 million in fines and other monetary relief in order to settle a 2017 data breach that affected approximately 150 million people. While it awaits regulator approval in federal court, the... 
French Study Warns Cancer Linked With Sugar-Sweetened Drinks

French Study Warns Cancer Linked With Sugar-Sweetened Drinks

Sugar is one of the most common ingredients in the Western diet, not that it belongs in all of the food where you can find it. Unfortunately, sugar is also one of the most addictive—and dangerous—things you can put into... 
US Stock Market Soaring on Fed Rate Cut Hopes

US Stock Market Soaring on Fed Rate Cut Hopes

By midday, on Friday, US stocks pushed higher into record territory on the heels of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell concluded two days of congressional testimony to set the stage for an interest rate cut by the end of the... 
Healthy lifestyle can cut risk of getting Alzheimer’s

Healthy lifestyle can cut risk of getting Alzheimer’s

A healthy lifestyle has been proven by pats studies to improve people’s risks for cardiovascular disease and other diseases like diabetes but new studies are showing that a healthy lifestyle can cut a person’s risk for developing... 
Change is coming to Apple’s MacBook controversial keyboard

Change is coming to Apple’s MacBook controversial keyboard

Apple has been using its ‘butterfly’ keyboard in its MacBooks since 2015 but according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a 9to5Mac article, the company is planning on switching to a scissor-switch design for its forthcoming... 
Durable Goods in the US Take A Big Dip

Durable Goods in the US Take A Big Dip

New US orders on durable goods fell for the second straight month in May, largely complications at Boeing impacting demand for aircraft.  But the consecutive decline suggests a bigger issue in the manufacturing sector... 
Commonly Prescribed “Anticholinergic” Drugs Found Linked With Dementia Risk

Commonly Prescribed “Anticholinergic” Drugs Found Linked With Dementia Risk

The class of pharmaceutical drugs known as anticholinergics are used to treat a wide variety of conditions. This can include things like depression and psychosis as well as allergies, a handful of bladder and gastrointestinal... 
FDA Warns Over Misleading Opioid Treatments Claims in Kratom Marketing

FDA Warns Over Misleading Opioid Treatments Claims in Kratom Marketing

This week, the United States Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to at least two businesses who, they claim, have illegally made “unproven” claims to market their products as a potential cure or treatment for opioid... 
The sixth generation Camaro may be the last Chevrolet will produce

The sixth generation Camaro may be the last Chevrolet will produce

Speculations are abounding that the sixth generation Camaro may be the last of its kind as rumors say that the development of the seventh generation Camaro is being shelved. Even more, rumors say that the Camaro name may be buried... 
Liberty Pipeline proposal to pump North Dakota crude oil to Oklahoma

Liberty Pipeline proposal to pump North Dakota crude oil to Oklahoma

A proposal made by two companies to pump North Dakota crude oil to Oklahoma was made on Monday, June 10, 2019. The joint venture will be called the Liberty Pipeline and will cost around $1.6 billion and will be the biggest type... 
Chipmakers in US lobby US Government to ease the ban on Huawei

Chipmakers in US lobby US Government to ease the ban on Huawei

Last May the US government issued a ban barring US suppliers from selling Huawei any products unless they received government approval to do so. The ban was put in place due to allegations made of the Chinese government’s corporate... 
Target to Expand Same-Day Shipping Option to Compete with Walmart, Amazon

Target to Expand Same-Day Shipping Option to Compete with Walmart, Amazon

This week, Target announced the launch of a new same-day delivery option that will certainly help the brick-and-mortar retailer compete in today’s quickly-moving retail industry.  It is a somewhat risky move, but a... 
Apple will tune-out iTunes this fall

Apple will tune-out iTunes this fall

Yes, Apple is going to stop iTunes this fall when its new iOS Catalina is launched to update the current Mojave for the macOS. It was announced at Apple’s World-Wide Developers Conference 2019 this week. If you are wondering... 
Brush Your Teeth if you Want To Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Brush Your Teeth if you Want To Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

There has been a lot of research about Alzheimer’s disease, the past few years, and the most recent suggests that the best way to prevent the condition is to brush your teeth. Indeed, the study says proper dental care—as a... 
Gap Shares Down 15 Percent After Missing Earnings Estimates

Gap Shares Down 15 Percent After Missing Earnings Estimates

Shares of Gap Inc are plummeting this week on the heels of the apparel company reporting quarterly earnings and sales fell short of Wall Street estimates, which resulted in the retailer slashing full-year profit outlook. The report... 
Blue bubbles over green bubbles are main reason iPhone is chosen over Android

Blue bubbles over green bubbles are main reason iPhone is chosen over Android

With all the excitement over the many new Android smartphones that are appearing in 2019 you would think that the Android is the first pick by most consumers. And this year’s Android smartphones are coming out redesigned... 
Regulators—and Industry Watchdogs—Approve $2M Gene Therapy For Rare Infant Disorder

Regulators—and Industry Watchdogs—Approve $2M Gene Therapy For Rare Infant Disorder

United States regulators, this week, approved the most expensive medicine ever to reach the market.  The approval is for a one-time gene therapy from Novartis, called Zolgensma that will treat a rare condition, spinal... 
US Home Sales Down On Extended Slide

US Home Sales Down On Extended Slide

Sales of new single-family homes in the United States fell from a near 12-year high, in April, as prices bounced back and manufacturing dropped to its lowest level in nearly a decade, this May.  This suggests quite a... 
Could Reducing Fat and Increasing Whole Food Components Lower Breast Cancer Mortality Risk?

Could Reducing Fat and Increasing Whole Food Components Lower Breast Cancer Mortality Risk?

It is no big surprise to hear that reducing fat and eating more fruits and vegetables is an excellent health plan. A new study from the Women’s Health Initiative, however, indicates that women who do so may be at a lower... 
No Surprise: Big Pharma Takes A Big Chunk of Health Care Industry Profits

No Surprise: Big Pharma Takes A Big Chunk of Health Care Industry Profits

It might come as no big surprise to hear that pharmaceutical companies earn most of the profits in the health care industry, but a new study has investigated just how much.  And despite what might seem an obvious conclusion,... 
Experts Expect Hazardous Drinking To Increase Globally

Experts Expect Hazardous Drinking To Increase Globally

From 1990 and 2017, adult consumption of alcohol has increased, per capita, almost 0.7 litres per year. This is quite disappointing news as it means most of the world is not on track to reduce health and social harm targets from... 
Washington State Attorney General Finds Toxic Lead And Cadmium In Children’s Products Influences Amazon’s Vow For Safety Reforms

Washington State Attorney General Finds Toxic Lead And Cadmium In Children’s Products Influences Amazon’s Vow For Safety Reforms

In 2017 and 2018 Washington state investigators found dangerous levels of lead and cadmium in children’s school supplies and jewelry. Over 15,000 people bought them through Amazon which sells these third party products on... 
FDA Questions Safety of Sunscreen

FDA Questions Safety of Sunscreen

New research from the US Food and Drug Administration indicates that people who regularly use sunscreen could be at a higher risk for absorbing active ingredients at a toxic level.  The study is a bit preliminary, so... 
Man Suffers Stroke From Popping His Neck

Man Suffers Stroke From Popping His Neck

Most of us have popped or cracked our chuckles from time to time, but rarely does one hear of popping ones neck except to have a chiropractor do it correctly. However, one such incident of popping a neck happened in Guthrie,... 
Millennials Far Less Healthy Than Generation X, Report Says

Millennials Far Less Healthy Than Generation X, Report Says

The millennial generation is less healthy than those who came before and the difference, it seems, is driven by mental illness, substance abuse disorders, and endocrine-related conditions (like diabetes).   According... 
Procter & Gamble Beats Third Quarter Estimates, Even with Higher Prices

Procter & Gamble Beats Third Quarter Estimates, Even with Higher Prices

On Tuesday, Procter & Gamble reported earnings and revenue for the quarter that beat analyst expectations, a confident result that suggests consumers are still willing to pay for their products even after price increases,... 
Pfizer and Lilly Announce Latest Top-Line Endpoint Results of Phase III Tanezumab Trial in Osteoarthritis Patients

Pfizer and Lilly Announce Latest Top-Line Endpoint Results of Phase III Tanezumab Trial in Osteoarthritis Patients

Pfizer Inc and Eli Lilly and Company are rejoicing the results of a new Phase-3 study, this week, which evaluated the efficacy and safety of their new tanezumab 2.5 mg and 5 gm for osteoarthritis. The study was designed to compare...