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UPDATE | William Shatner, TV’s Capt. Kirk, blasts into space

UPDATE | William Shatner, TV’s Capt. Kirk, blasts into space

The 90-year-old became the oldest person in space.
Beware of colored contacts, experts warn. An infection could haunt you this Halloween

Beware of colored contacts, experts warn. An infection could haunt you this Halloween

“The consequences of using costume lenses are much scarier than the zombie eye you may have been going for,” said Dr. Dianna Seldomridge, clinical spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Marijuana helps breast cancer patients — but many hide it from doctors, survey finds

Marijuana helps breast cancer patients — but many hide it from doctors, survey finds

Doctors also feel unequipped to discuss medical marijuana use with their patients, so hesitancy goes both ways.
Holiday deadlines for USPS, UPS and FedEx released. ‘The earlier you send, the better’

Holiday deadlines for USPS, UPS and FedEx released. ‘The earlier you send, the better’

“It’s never too early to plan for the holidays,” FedEx says.
Autopsy report shows Gabby Petito died of strangulation, Wyoming officials say

Autopsy report shows Gabby Petito died of strangulation, Wyoming officials say

The death was ruled a homicide in September.
Instagram and teens: How to keep your kids safe

Instagram and teens: How to keep your kids safe

“The kids who are bullied on Instagram, the bullying follows them home. It follows them into their bedrooms,” whistleblower Frances Haugen said last week.
Advice shifting on aspirin use for preventing heart attacks

Advice shifting on aspirin use for preventing heart attacks

“Aspirin use can cause serious harms, and risk increases with age,” said Dr. John Wong, a primary-care expert at Tufts Medical Center.
Floods threaten to shut down 25% of U.S. infrastructure including hospitals, report says

Floods threaten to shut down 25% of U.S. infrastructure including hospitals, report says

Four states face the highest flood risks, two of which aren’t even on the coast.
Paint is getting more expensive. Here’s why and how long prices could stay high

Paint is getting more expensive. Here’s why and how long prices could stay high

High demand and other factors have put paint in short supply and driven up prices.
Gas prices at highest point in 7 years. How Biden administration plans to lower costs

Gas prices at highest point in 7 years. How Biden administration plans to lower costs

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Wednesday that the Biden administration is considering releasing oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Here’s what to know.
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