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Stress Keeping You Up Past Your Bedtime? 10 Simple, Science-backed Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Stressful times call for stressless measures, and one of the most important ways to improve your ability to resist stress and anxiety is to get a good night’s sleep. However, in our 24-hour, interconnected world, sleep is an illusive necessity that’s often the first thing to be sacrificed in a busy schedule. A reduction of […]

Sport

Tyron Smith a limited participant Thursday

Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith was listed as a non-participant in Wednesday’s practice despite some work in individual drills as he works his way back from a stinger. He was listed as a limited participant Thursday, a move in the right direction for his availability for Sunday’s game against the Browns. “He’s right on course, […]

Lifestyle

Drug found to correct gene defect that causes immune-driven gut leakiness

A team of researchers led by biomedical scientist Declan F. McCole at the University of California, Riverside, has found that the drug tofacitinib, also called Xeljanz and approved by the FDA to treat rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis, can repair permeability defects in the intestine. “Our work could help improve identification of patients who will […]

Business

Global banks ramp up preparations for U.S. election night chaos, sources say

Global banks are preparing for the possibility that there will be no clear victor on the night of the U.S. presidential election, a scenario that could spark days or weeks of chaos in global equities and fixed income markets, several bankers said. Over the past two weeks, major banks have run simulations to ensure they […]

Technology

Amazon’s Echo conquered the smart home — what comes next?

Amazon is gearing up for its latest hardware event where it’s expected to announce its latest smart home gear. Based on prior years, we could see new Echo speakers, Alexa updates, Eero routers, Ring cameras, and more. But looking at Amazon’s smart home lineup right now, the question isn’t whether Amazon will have new hardware […]

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Revealed: Amy Coney Barrett supported group that said life begins at fertilization

Amy Coney Barrett, the Trump administration’s supreme court nominee, publicly supported an organization in 2006 that has said life begins at fertilization. It has also said that the discarding of unused or frozen embryos created in the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process ought to be criminalized, a view that is considered to be extreme even […]

Sport

Broncos activate Jake Rodgers, Josh Watson

The Broncos placed right tackle Elijah Wilkinson on injured reserve with a hairline fracture in leg bone. Thus, offensive tackle Jake Rodgers was one of the two practice squad players activated for tonight’s game against the Jets. Rodgers played 14 games with the Broncos last season, making his first career start in the season finale. […]

Lifestyle

New technologies link treatments to the patients who need them the most

Many of South Carolina’s nicotine addiction researchers are in Charleston. But many of the smokers who need to quit live elsewhere in the state. This poses a dilemma for researchers and smokers alike. Researchers can’t enroll large and representative groups of smokers into their trials. And smokers who would like to quit cannot easily access […]

Business

SEC says Morgan Stanley agrees to pay $5 million for short sale lapses

Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) $5 million for lapses in its prime brokerage swaps business that caused the bank to break rules governing short sales, the agency said on Wednesday The firm did not admit or deny the regulator’s charges, but has consented to a cease-and-desist order, […]

Technology

Pop star Ava Max will hold an album launch party in Roblox

Ava Max is holding an album launch party in an unexpected place: the virtual realm of Roblox. The pop star will be part of what’s described as “a first-of-its-kind immersive album launch party and virtual fan meetup” to celebrate the release of her new album Heaven & Hell. It will feature a variety of events, […]