Sport

A.J. Bouye to miss a couple of weeks with a soft tissue injury

Cornerback A.J. Bouye will be on the sidelines at Panthers training camp for a while. Bouye left practice on Monday after pulling a muscle and has remained out of action for the last few days. Panthers head coach Matt Rhule said on Thursday that the team expects Bouye will miss a couple of weeks before […]

Lifestyle

Novel research identifies gene targets of stress hormones in the brain

Chronic stress is a well-known cause for mental health disorders. New research has moved a step forward in understanding how glucocorticoid hormones (‘stress hormones’) act upon the brain and what their function is. The findings could lead to more effective strategies in the prevention and treatment of mental health disorders. The study, led by academics […]

Business

Walmart to pay college, book costs for full and part-time staff

Walmart Inc (WMT.N) on Tuesday said it will pay the full cost of college tuition and books for its roughly 1.5 million full and part-time employees, effective Aug. 16. The largest private U.S. employer said it will drop the current $1 a day fee paid by associates at Walmart and its subsidiary Sam’s Club. Consumer […]

Technology

Samsung releases the cut-down Galaxy Tab S7 FE in the US, starting at $529

Samsung is once again expanding its tablet portfolio with new products. The latest addition is the Galaxy Tab S7 FE, a cut-down S7+ offering everything that defines the flagship tablet at a more reasonable price. Available with or without 5G support, both models include an S-Pen, which might come in handy for various tasks. Samsung […]

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23-year-old pig dubbed the world’s oldest by Guinness World Records

An Illinois couple’s pet pig has been dubbed the oldest pig in captivity ever by Guinness World Records at age 23. Patrick Cunningham and Stan Coffman, of Mundelein, said their pig, Baby Jane, was only 8 weeks old when they brought her home from a Virginia rescue, and she has now been declared the oldest […]

Sport

Nick Sirianni: There’s “no rush” to name Jalen Hurts the starter

Jalen Hurts is the best quarterback on the Eagles roster. Hurts has been taking the first-team reps during training camp. But Hurts is not Philadelphia’s starting quarterback — at least not yet. Head coach Nick Sirianni has been careful not to actually call Hurts the Eagles’ QB1, first during the offseason program and now during […]

Lifestyle

Early adulthood education and employment experiences play independent role in later life cardiovascular health

New research published today in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health has found that education and employment experiences in early adulthood contribute to cardiovascular health inequalities in later life, independent of occupation and family income in mid-adulthood. There are important differences in health between different sectors of our society, with those who are less […]

Business

More U.S. companies tie CEO pay to diversity metrics -study

Corporate diversity has become the most common type of sustainability metric used in setting executive pay, a new study found, as companies look to increase the share of women and minorities in their workforces. Among 61 metrics used by Fortune 100 companies to tie executive pay to environmental, social or governance factors, 14 of them, […]

Technology

Is Robinhood having its own GameStop moment?

Robinhood Markets went public on the Nasdaq on July 29 but failed to make much of a splash. After opening at $38 per share, the stock closed down around eight percent and didn’t make much headway in subsequent days. That all changed this week, however, as the stock embarked on a wild rally that’s reminiscent […]

News

City of Kyle, Texas, attempting to gather Kyles for Guinness World Record

The City of Kyle, Texas, is calling on people who share the municipality’s name to gather at an annual festival to set a Guinness World Record. The city said in a Facebook post that it is trying to gather as many Kyles as possible to set a Guinness record at its annual Kyle Pie in […]