A plum—or six—a day may keep inflammation at bay

Plum study graphic. Credit: Janhavi J. Damani, MS; Nicole CA Strock, PhD; Mary Jane De Souza, PhD; Connie J. Rogers, PhD, MPH A study in postmenopausal people suggests eating nutrient-rich plums every day may be beneficial to bone health, reducing inflammatory factors that contribute to osteoporosis. The research will be presented this week in Philadelphia … Read more

Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind Disney World May

screenshot: Disney Parks/YouTube To save the galaxy, Rocket Raccoon and Groot are inviting a bunch of tourists to help the Guardians on Walt Disney World’s newest coaster adventure. And we now know it’s happening soon: Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is set to open at EPCOT May 27 as part of the disneyworld50th Anniversary. … Read more

UK adds nine more COVID symptoms to official list as its struggles with record case load

The official list of symptoms of COVID-19 has been expanded in the UK, where cases are currently running at the highest level since the start of the pandemic. The National Health Service added nine new symptoms to the list of just three, including sore throat, fatigue and headache, as the Guardian reported. About1 in 13 … Read more

Hertz to buy 65,000 electric cars from Polestar

Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath previously told Automotive News Europe that stretch goal for 2022 was to sell 65,000 cars. Polestar sold 29,000 cars in 2021, which represented a 185% increase from 2020, according to sales figures the company released in January. Hertz plans to order the compact Polestar 2, one of the EV company’s two … Read more

New York Giants, QB Daniel Jones say neck injury no longer a concern

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — The New York Giants and quarterback Daniel Jones feel pretty good about his health. They don’t seem to have any doubts about his neck injury despite he costing him the final six games of last season. “Yeah, I’ll be cleared and ready to go,” Jones said Monday during a conference call … Read more