Bariatric surgery prolongs life, study finds

Bariatric surgery prolongs life, study finds

CNN — Weight-loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from obesity-related conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year-old study of nearly 22,000 people with had bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared to those of similar weight, people who had one of four types of bariatric surgery were 16% … Read more

Some car insurers refuse to cover certain Hyundai and Kia models

Some car insurers refuse to cover certain Hyundai and Kia models

CNN — Progressive and State Farm, two of the largest U.S. auto insurers, are refusing to underwrite policies in certain cities for certain older Hyundai and Kia models that have been deemed too easy to steal, the companies say. Several reports indicate that companies have stopped offering insurance on these vehicles in cities such as … Read more

FTX’s creditors include Goldman Sachs, The New York Times and Netflix

FTX’s creditors include Goldman Sachs, The New York Times and Netflix

New York CNN — Recently unsealed bankruptcy documents have revealed thousands of creditors who FTX owes after the once-mighty crypto exchange collapsed in November. Wall Street heavyweights including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan were named to the list of creditors, which includes businesses, charities, individuals and other entities in a 116-page document filed late Wednesday. FTX … Read more

BuzzFeed says it will use AI to help create content, stock jumps 150%

BuzzFeed says it will use AI to help create content, stock jumps 150%

New York CNN — BuzzFeed said Thursday it will work with ChatGPT creator OpenAI to use artificial intelligence to help create content for its audience, marking a milestone in how media companies implement the new technology. in their activities. Jonah Peretti, the company’s co-founder and chief executive, told employees in a memo that they can … Read more

Mortgage rates drop ahead of Fed meeting next week

Mortgage rates drop ahead of Fed meeting next week

washington d.c. CNN — Mortgage rates fell slightly this week, remaining nearly flat ahead of the Federal Reserve’s closely watched interest rate setting meeting next week. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 6.13% in the week ending Jan. 26, down from 6.15% the previous week, according to Freddie Mac data released Thursday. A year ago, the … Read more

McDonald’s, In-N-Out and Chipotle are spending millions to block employee raises

McDonald’s, In-N-Out and Chipotle are spending millions to block employee raises

New York CNN — California voters will decide next year on a referendum that could overturn a landmark new law setting working conditions and minimum wages of up to $22 an hour for fast-food workers in the world’s largest state. country. Chipotle, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, In-N-Out Burger and KFC owner Yum! The brands have each … Read more

From China to Japan, a deadly cold grips East Asia. Experts say it’s the ‘new normal’

From China to Japan, a deadly cold grips East Asia.  Experts say it’s the ‘new normal’

hong kong CNN — A deadly cold spell gripping East Asia has killed at least four people in Japan after sub-zero temperatures and heavy snowfall wreaked havoc on travel during the New Year’s holiday. Lunar year, with climate experts warning that such extreme weather events have become the “new normal”. Japanese officials said the four … Read more

An iceberg the size of London breaks off in Antarctica

An iceberg the size of London breaks off in Antarctica

CNN — An iceberg the size of Greater London broke away from the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica on Sunday, according to the British Antarctic Survey. Scientists first discovered major cracks in the sea ice a decade ago, but in the past two years there have been two major ruptures. BAS Halley Research Station is … Read more

How M&M’s is making the most of its spokesperson controversy

How M&M’s is making the most of its spokesperson controversy

New York CNN — Over the past year, M&M’s has been the subject of tirades from Fox News and criticism from a small segment of fans – first for changing Green M&M’s shoes and more recently for featuring female M&M characters on its packaging for International Women’s Day. This week, he announced a change: following … Read more

Many women underestimate breast density as a risk factor for breast cancer, study finds

Many women underestimate breast density as a risk factor for breast cancer, study finds

CNN — Dense breast tissue has been linked to an up to four times higher risk of breast cancer. However, a new study suggests that few women consider breast density to be a significant risk factor. The study, published in JAMA Network Open, surveyed 1,858 women aged 40 to 76 from 2019 to 2020 who … Read more