The statin alternative bempedoic acid can reduce the risk of heart attack

Statins are a popular cholesterol-lowering medication, but they come with a risk of muscle aches and other uncomfortable side effects. New research finds that bempedoic acid can be an effective alternative for people who cannot take statins or do not want to take statins. Experts recommend talking to your doctor about your treatment options. For … Read more

I Did 90 Cossack Squats Every Day For A Week – Here’s What Happened To My Legs And Hips

The Cossack squat—a deeper variation of the lateral or side squat—is a quad-burning lower-body exercise. Strengthens your quads, external gluteus (gluteus medius), hamstrings, adductors (inner thighs), core and back muscles. Exercise is also part of mobility training and CrossFit routines to help improve lower body flexibility and mobility in the ankles, knees and hips. In … Read more

‘It’s hard to focus’: Schools say American kids are hungry

PHOENIX – American schools say children are going hungry – as pandemic-era benefit programs have collapsed. There is growing concern about the effects on children’s ability to learn. Congress temporarily made school meals free for all American schoolchildren, but since the end of last fall, the need only seemed to grow. The increase in food … Read more

Anthony Davis embodies a new vibe that is making the Lakers grow at the right time

Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell, center, celebrates with Anthony Davis, left, and Austin Reaves after hitting a 3-pointer in the second half of a 122-112 win over the Toronto Raptors. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press) Vibration was sometimes off. And inconsistent vibrations led to inconsistent play. It wasn’t basketball. Other things did Lakers a team that languished … Read more

What we learned this week from the Norfolk Southern hearing

Norfolk Southern (NSC) CEO Alan Shaw faced heated criticism from the Senate on Thursday over the February 3 train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, which left toxic chemicals in the area. “I want to begin today by expressing how deeply sorry I am for the impact this derailment has had on the residents of East … Read more

Pain, rashes and fear: the trauma remains after the Ohio derailment

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio – Heather Bable speaks quickly, recalling the terror of the night a train loaded with dangerous chemicals derailed less than half a mile from her home in East Palestine, Ohio. She heard a shuddering boom and, from the bathroom window, “all you saw was flames.” Mind racing, he thought of the nearby … Read more