Delia Lazo

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We May Finally Know The Cause of Polio-Like Illness Paralysing Children Around The World

The outbreaks started in 2014.<p>For decades, cases were rare. A virus called enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) popped up only sporadically, causing mild …

What Melania Trump’s Clothes Are Actually Saying

As we near the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, it’s fair to say that our exposure to our commander-in-chief’s stream of …

How Marijuana Use Can Alter Brain Function and Induce Psychotic Behavior

Long-term smokers are at a higher risk for negative effects.<p>Smoking marijuana is becoming increasingly legal and mainstream in the United States. …

The Brain

Welcome

7 superfoods that will be big in 2018

Cassava flour, mushrooms and, rather surprisingly, bacon are some of the latest superfoods expected to take the nation by storm in 2018, according to online healthy food retailer MuscleFood.com. Ranging from exotic maqui berries to 'super powders' like turmeric and some unusual nuts and oils, …

5 myths about quitting sugar, debunked

School yourself on the common misconceptions around going no-sugar — from denial about having a problem to knowing where it lurks.<p>It's January so most of us are dusting off those New Year’s resolutions and recommitting to our (somewhat foggy) health goals. Right up there with actually using our gym …

Nutrition

How to Pack High-Protein Mason Jar Salads For the Week

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Meal Prep<p>High-Protein Mason Jar Salads<p>How to Pack High-Protein Mason Jar Salads For the Week<p>Shares<p>Colourful chopped veg and …

Healthy Eating

Half of all multivitamins don't do what they claim — here's how to pick the right one

Millions of us take multivitamins daily to make up for any nutritional shortfalls, but new research suggests that we may not be getting what we paid for. Fully 46 percent of the multivitamins tested by Consumer Lab failed to live up to their labels. Researchers tested 35 popular multivitamins for …

Wellness

China's growing middle class wants Mexican avocados

MEXICO CITY - From tequila to avocados, the state of Jalisco in west central Mexico is seeing its exports to China increase, thanks to the expanding …

China

The High-Speed Train at the Heart of Hong Kong's Political Future

China is building a new train to cut travel time significantly between Hong Kong and Guangzhou. But pro-democracy activists are uneasy about mainland’s intentions.<p>Nearly 20 years in the making—rife with a series of delays—a high-speed rail linking two of China’s tourist-heavy megacities may finally …

Plastic found in mussels from Arctic to China - enters human food

OSLO (Reuters) - Tiny bits of plastic are contaminating mussels from the European Arctic to China in a sign of the global spread of ocean pollution that can end up on people's dinner plates.<p>Mussels in apparently pristine Arctic waters had most plastic of any tested along the Norwegian coast, …

Pollution

Abe vows to raise Sino-Japanese relationship to 'new stage' - World

TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that he wanted to raise the Sino-Japanese relationship to a "new stage," local media …

China

Icicles scenery in Gansu

Tourists pose for photos before icicles at Dadunxia scenic spot in Jishishan County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Dec. 18, 2017. (Xinhua/Shi …

China

Google pushing into China with hardware, AI expansions despite roadblocks

China is one of the most lucrative markets on the planet for technology companies and for companies that want to leverage technology to reach …

Android News

China to bring its best to Cuba's 2018 book fair: official - Xinhua

HAVANA, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- China will bring the best of its literature and culture to Cuba 2018 International Book Fair to strengthen bilateral …

China

Chinese diplomat: We're 'not seeking global dominance'

Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai says the new US National Security Strategy lacks a "forward-looking vision" and so falls short in looking "truly like a strategy"

China

This London startup investor has promised up to £30m for spinouts from China's Tsinghua University X-lab

Future Planet Capital (FPC), a London-based investor which funds innovative startups, has announced it will invest up to £30m in businesses spinning …

Tsinghua University

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago raised ticket prices to spend New Year’s Eve with the president

Mar-a-Lago doubled its membership dues from $100,000 to $200,000 after Trump was elected to the presidency<p>Mar-a-Lago has found yet another way to make a buck off the fact that its owner is President Donald Trump.<p>Mar-a-Lago holds an annual party every New Year's Eve, according to Politico. Although …

Aerial view of landscapes across China

Aerial photo taken on April 21, 2017 shows tourists enjoying azalea blossoms while visiting Tianmazhai in Yingshan County of Huanggang, central …

China

Never Mind Bitcoin. China Loves AI Stocks

Iflytek Co., a Chinese developer of speech-recognition software, has consistently failed to meet analysts’ profit estimates. And yet it’s one of the …

Chinese security guard dies trying to save woman who fell from high-rise building

A security guard who died trying to save a woman falling from the 11th floor of a high-rise building in China has been nominated for a posthumous award for his act of bravery.<p>Li Guowu heroically tried to catch the woman as she fell from an apartment block in an apparent suicide in the city of Xi’an …

Editorial: NTSB’s approach to SFO near-disasters troubling

The National Transportation Safety Board cannot fully investigate close calls at San Francisco and Atlanta airports — and, most disturbing, it …

Regulation

Air Canada flight forced to abort takeoff due to snow

Passengers aboard a Mexico-bound Air Canada flight were stuck on the runway at Vancouver International Airport for at least five hours Tuesday after …

Air Canada

Atlanta airport power outage cost Delta Air Lines up to $50 million | Reuters

Delta Will Discontinue West Coast Shuttle Flights

Via Points, Miles, & Martinis and FlyerTalk, Delta Air Lines apparently plans to stop offering its business-oriented shuttle flights along the West …

Air Travel

The 20 Worst Airports to Travel Through During the Holidays

For travelers, it's not the most wonderful time of year.<p>It’s a familiar scene around the holidays—thousands of stranded passengers milling around the …

Aviation

The World's Most and Least Reliable Airlines, Ranked

With the Holidays underway and travelers eager to get home (or to their winter vacation spot), there will be fingers crossed for no delays — although …

Air New Zealand

Is that seat taken? Southwest Airlines seat-savers drive some passengers crazy

Stu Weinshanker was boarding a Southwest Airlines flight in Las Vegas when he found something occupying his wife’s seat.<p>Well, not technically her seat because Southwest famously doesn’t assign seats. It was the exit-row aisle seat she had her eyes on so they could sit across from one another. They …

Aviation

Atlanta power outage highlights a larger problem with aging U.S. airports

The fire that broke out beneath Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday burned its way through the facility's main power supply. Then it hit the redundant system, shutting down power at the nation's busiest airport for nearly 11 hours.<p>All told, 735 flights were delayed and 1,593 …

TSA, Massport unveil new automated screening lanes at Logan International Airport checkpoint

Passengers traveling out of Boston at Logan International Airport may experience less waiting in security lines, thanks to new automated screening …

Flying