LA mayoral candidate Buscaino spends donor funds on family trips to Hawaii, Italy | MLB

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino, who is running for mayor, has spent tens of thousands of dollars from his officeholder account on trips to Hawaii, Italy and elsewhere for his family since he was elected, according to a Los Angeles Times analysis of city records. The spending, which is allowed under … Read more

Ukrainians in US consider taking advantage of new status

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iryna Volvach traveled from Ukraine to California on a tour package with a friend and decided to stay for a few months. When Russia invaded Ukraine, leaving her stuck in the US, she worried about her children and grandchildren back home. As Volvach, 62, tearfully told The Associated Press this week … Read more

In Ukraine under attack, American hopes for daughter’s visa

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When her daughter was diagnosed with cancer, Tetiana Shatokhina didn’t hesitate to make the trip back to Ukraine to help her recover from surgery and care for her 14-year-old grandson. But the 75-year-old disabled American citizen found herself trapped alongside her family in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, targeted by nightly shelling … Read more

Saskatchewan’s Sweet Nutrition quadruples sales, lands deal with 7-Eleven

A couple Saskatchewan guys grew up playing hockey against each other before deciding to create a healthy alternative snack company. Saskatoon resident and Sweet Nutrition co-founder and vice president, Austin Calladine and Regina born co-founder and CEO Casey Parker, decided to start their own company after noticing the demand for healthy snacks. Sweet Nutrition was … Read more

Travel Trends for 2022 | Barron’s

Due to the global shutdown and a litany of travel restrictions, tourism crumbled in 2020, which came in as the worst year on record according to the World Tourism Organization. But with myriad international borders opening in 2021 travel is now on a rebound. Although airline, hotel, and tour bookings have seen an uptick in … Read more

When lifestyle and nutrition fail

Medicine, including optometry, too often embraces a purely mechanistic, reductionistic basis for health. Current standard of care typically ignores the impact of energy imbalances from unconscious external and internal influences upon the human body. All ODs have encountered situations in which no amount of fastidious attention to lifestyle, nutrition, exercise, medications, or supplements were helpful … Read more

Clap de fin à Milan pour une Fashion Week sur fond de bruits de bottes

Les défilés de mode femme pour l’automne-hiver 2022-2023 s’achèvent lundi à Milan à l’issue d’une Fashion Week quelque peu surréaliste, marquée par le début de l’invasion russe en Ukraine dès le deuxièmesen j des collections. Durant six jours, les grands noms de la mode italienne, de Versace à Fendi en passant par Bottega Veneta, Gucci … Read more

Cardiologist: Heart health a concern for COVID patients | Nvdaily

Cardiovascular problems are common among people who experience severe illness from COVID-19. This is a connection that medical experts noticed early in the pandemic and have been studying for nearly two years, said Dr. Swetha Alluri, a cardiologist with Winchester Cardiology and Vascular Medicine who also sees patients at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock. But … Read more

Go Ahead, Seniors, Book Your Vacation. But Expect the Unexpected Thanks to Covid

After two years of disrupted travel plans amid the coronavirus pandemic, the fading of the Omicron variant has many older Americans eager to return to the roads and skies in coming months. There’s no guarantee, however, that another variant won’t upend plans or lead vulnerable people to rethink their travels. The good news is the … Read more