Australia has reported its first “probable” case of monkeypox. Here’s what you need to know

Australia has reported a “probable” case of monkeypox in a traveler returning from Europe. The man in his 40s developed a mild illness shortly after returning to Sydney, NSW Health said in a statement on Friday. He presented to his GP with symptoms associated with monkeypox. Watch the latest news on Channel 7 or stream … Read more

Jack Dorsey’s block wants to create economic empowerment with Bitcoin

Block’s overarching goal is to drive economic empowerment around the world and Bitcoin plays a central role in that mission, its chief executives said Wednesday at the company’s first Investor Day since 2017. “We believe Bitcoin is going to have a profound impact on financial services, particularly as a tool for economic empowerment and as … Read more

Huntsville, Alabama takes the top spot for best place to live in America, beating Boulder, Colorado

Alabama’s largest city, Huntsville, has been named the best place to live in America, taking home the award from Boulder, Colorado for the first time in two years. According to the U.S. News & World Report ranking system, Huntsville’s high quality of life, affordability, and inexpensive property appeal to Americans looking to put down roots … Read more

FDA chief insists baby formula shortage is caused by ‘distribution’ issues, not lack of supply

The head of the Food and Drug Administration claimed on Monday that the disappearance of baby formula from store shelves across the United States was due to a “distribution problem” rather than a lack of supply. “I don’t want this to sound like we don’t care about parents who are struggling to find formula for … Read more

George Soros backs Rivian bet as Ford delivers bad news

Rivian (SHORE) – Get the Class A report from Rivian Automotive, Inc. was scared but the electric vehicle manufacturer made up for it well. The young manufacturer of electric SUVs and pick-ups has just cleared some of the many doubts hanging over its short-term future. The Irvine, Calif.-based company confirmed its production target of 25,000 … Read more

Cold, hard, hygienic money? BYU study finds ‘no need’ to go without cash to prevent COVID-19

Liz Atkinson, Quicksilver store manager at Traverse Mountain Outlets in Lehi, cleans a terminal after a transaction on May 1, 2020. Many companies have started encouraging transactions with plastic debit and credit cards as a security measure for fight against the spread of COVID -19. Now, research from BYU indicates that plastic payment cards are … Read more

Inflation threatens summer vacation plans for millions of Americans

Soaring inflation threatens the travel plans of millions of Americans as growing demand for travel and vacations drives up prices. Gasoline hit a new high of $4.45 on Saturday, and the start of the peak summer travel season is still several weeks away. Earlier this week, federal inflation data showed airfares were up 33% from … Read more

FDA, Biden ‘dropped the ball’ on infant formula crisis, experts say

The FDA “dropped the ball” on the nation’s infant formula crisis – closing a crucial factory on top of product recalls and not warning parents of the ramifications, experts told the Post on Friday.Desperate moms and dads have been scouring stores across the country for formula milk since mega-maker Abbott issued a safety recall in … Read more

Links linking stress, depression and heart disease risk found – Neuroscience News

Summary: Mouse study reveals how depression and chronic stress can impact cholesterol-lowering drugs and influence heart disease risk. Source: American Heart Association Findings from a new mouse model may help understand how depression and prolonged, severe stress increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Vascular Discovery: … Read more

How Sleep Helps Process Emotions – Neuroscience News

Summary: A study sheds light on how the brain processes emotions during dream sleep by consolidating positive emotions while dampening the consolidation of negative emotions. The findings could pave the way for new treatments for PTSD and other disorders associated with negative emotional processing. Source: University of Bern Researchers from the Department of Neurology at … Read more