Day: September 10, 2019

Mertens, Sabalenka win U.S. Open doubles title

Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka are both focused on their promising singles careers. But if they’re going to play doubles, they may as well win a Grand Slam tournament. Mertens and Sabalenka defeated Victoria Azarenka and Ash Barty 7-5, 7-5 on Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium to win the U.S. Open women’s doubles championship. Mertens […]

Blood Pressure Issues? Try Hot Yoga

Researchers have found that taking hot yoga classes lowered the blood pressure of adults with elevated or stage 1 hypertension. While there is evidence of regular, room-temperature yoga’s positive effect on blood pressure, little is known about hot yoga’s potential impact on blood pressure, said researchers who presented the study at Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions […]

Ahold’s CFO to leave company in 2020

Ahold Delhaize (AD.AS), the Dutch-American supermarket operator, said on Monday its chief financial officer will leave the company when his term expires in April 2020. Jeff Carr has served as CFO at Ahold, the largest supermarket operator on the U.S. East Coast, since 2011. He has informed the board he will not seek a third […]

Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments

Google on Friday announced a new health care and medicines policy that bans advertising for “unproven or experimental medical techniques,” which it says contains most stem cell, cellular and gene therapies. A blog post from Google policy adviser Adrienne Biddings said the company will prohibit ads selling treatments “that have no established biomedical or scientific […]

Typhoon kills 5 in North Korea, 3 in South Korea

One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula has left five people dead and three injured in North Korea, state media reported Sunday, in its first public announcement of casualties since the storm made landfall in the country a day earlier. Before reaching North Korea, Typhoon Lingling hit South Korea, killing […]