Thursday, March 23, 2017

Lifestyle

This undated image provided by Amgen Inc. shows the drug Repatha. (Robert Dawson/Amgen via AP, File)

BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE A long-acting cholesterol medicine cut the risk of having a heart attack or some other serious problems by 15 to 20 percent in a big study that’s ...
A nurse vaccinates a toddler against yellow fever at a public health clinic in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, March 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Renata Brito)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s Health Ministry says 424 people have been infected with yellow fever in the largest outbreak the country has seen in years. Of those, 137 have ...
Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, left, and Rep. Jason Smith, R-Mo., work on the Republican health care bill in the House Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

BY ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — Short of votes for their health care bill, Republican congressional leaders turned to President Donald Trump on Thursday to wrangle support ...
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, actress Sarah Paulson arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Fresh off her SAG, Golden Globe and Emmy Award wins for playing Marcia Clark in “American Crime Story,” Paulson is celebrating the woman who put together all those red carpet looks: Karla Welch, whom the Hollywood Reporter just named the industry’s most powerful stylist. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

BY SANDY COHEN WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — If Sarah Paulson didn’t have a stylist, she would only wear sweatpants. The silvery Marc Jacobs sheath she wore to the Golden ...
In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, photo provided by LaForce and BFA.com, clothing from the Victoria Beckham for Target collection is modeled at a media event, in New York. (Neil Rasmus/BFA.com via AP)

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — Target is counting on Victoria Beckham to spice up sales. The pop-star-turned designer and Target teased looks Wednesday from a limited-time collaboration that ...
A general view of Newcastle Fertility Clinic, which is on the third floor of this building, in Newcastle, England, Thursday, March 16, 2017. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)

BY MARIA CHENG LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Newcastle University says its scientists have received a license to create babies using DNA from three people to prevent women from passing on ...
This June 4, 2015, file photo shows a sign indicating a site has been sold in a new home development in Nashville, Tennessee. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for a second straight week, posting new highs for the year. The markets were anticipating an increase in a key ...
Barry Cadden, center, arrives at the federal courthouse, Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Boston, before scheduled closing arguments in his trial. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — A prosecutor in Massachusetts has told jurors that a former executive charged in a national meningitis outbreak ran his compounding pharmacy in an “extraordinarily dangerous” way that ...
This undated image provided by Dr. Thomas Albini shows an interior view of the left eye of a patient who suffered a detached retina after undergoing an unproven stem cell treatment. (Thomas Albini via AP)

BY MALCOLM RITTER NEW YORK (AP) — Three women were left nearly or totally blind by a vision treatment at a stem cell clinic, in what doctors call a dramatic ...
In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017, photo, new home construction is underway in a housing plan in Zelienople, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) —€” U.S. builders broke ground on new homes at a faster pace in February, a sign that developers expect solid sales growth this year despite ...
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