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Twitter Noticed Something Very Bizarre About Every Trader Joe's Product

Twitter Noticed Something Very Bizarre About Every Trader Joe's Product

Health
You can sing most Trader Joe’s product names to the tune of “Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles. Actor Daniel Spenser has discovered a bizarre Trader Joe’s quirk that we can never unsee now. Spenser pointed out that all Trader Joe’s products have five-syllable names, but to get more specific, you can sing most Trader Joe’s product names to the tune of “Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles. Eleanor Rigby when sung sounds like Ele-a-nor Rig-by.Try singing the following Trader Joe’s products to the tune of “Eleanor Rigby,” because it’s super satisfying.Harvest whole wheat bread.Mini beef tacos.Super burrito.Pita bite crackers.Three seed beet crackers.Pesto and quinoa.If you aren’t familiar with the song (huh?), take a listen to “Eleanor Rigby.” Now you’re going t
Justin Gatlin: Sprinter 'shocked' by allegations about coach & athletics agent

Justin Gatlin: Sprinter 'shocked' by allegations about coach & athletics agent

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World champion sprinter Justin Gatlin says he is "shocked and surprised" at doping allegations made against his coach and an agent.Athletics anti-doping officials have begun an investigation into what the president of the sport's governing body called "serious allegations" about Dennis Mitchell and Robert Wagner.The Daily Telegraph said Wagner - an agent linked to Gatlin - offered to "illicitly supply performance-enhancing drugs" to undercover reporters.And it said Gatlin's coach, former Olympic gold medallist Mitchell, told reporters that athletes are able to get away with doping because the drugs they use cannot be detected by tests.Both deny the allegations.Writing on Instagram on Tuesday, Gatlin said he "fired" Mitchell "as soon as I found out about this".The 35-year-old American said ...
U.S. experts concerned about efficacy of flu vaccine this year

U.S. experts concerned about efficacy of flu vaccine this year

Health
Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Health officials are looking to the Southern Hemisphere for clues as to what this year's flu season might look like -- hint: it's not good.Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and World Health Organization met in Australia this week to discuss the challenges of producing an effective flu vaccine.As summer approaches, the flu season is winding down in Australia and the rest of the Southern Hemisphere. But in the United States, flu season is beginning to kick into gear.A new study shows Australia experienced an increase in influenza-related hospitalizations and deaths over the winter compared to last year. The research, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggests the vaccine in Australia had a success rate of just 10 percent.Officials in the Unite...
UN: About 11 percent of drugs in poor countries are fake

UN: About 11 percent of drugs in poor countries are fake

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About 11 percent of medicines in developing countries are counterfeit and likely responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of children from diseases like malaria and pneumonia every year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. It's the first attempt by the U.N. health agency to assess the problem. Experts reviewed 100 studies involving more than 48,000 medicines. Drugs for treating malaria and bacterial infections accounted for nearly 65 percent of fake medicines. WHO's director-general said the problem mostly affects poor countries. Between 72,000 and 169,000 children may be dying from pneumonia every year after receiving bad drugs. Counterfeit medications might be responsible for an additional 116,000 deaths from malaria mostly in sub-Saharan Africa, according to scientists a...
What the Heck Is Maca? 4 Things to Know About the Trendy Superfood

What the Heck Is Maca? 4 Things to Know About the Trendy Superfood

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Should you add maca to your diet? An RD weighs in. Whether or not you're obsessed with trying the latest uber-healthy food trends, you've probably heard the buzz about maca. This pungent root veggie, cultivated in the Andes Mountains of Peru (and sometimes referred to as Peruvian ginseng), has been used traditionally for its nutritional and presumed medicinal qualities for thousands of years. Now, maca is popping up on supermarket shelves, and in energy bars, supplements, and smoothies. But before you add it to your diet, here are four things to keep in mind:Maca is thought to have many perksIt's been heralded as a "superfood" because it contains key nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It's also long been believed to improve fertility, b...