Australia, New Zealand, Japan deliver water, supplies and telecommunications aid to Tonga

This combination of these satellite images from Maxar Technologies shows an overview of Nomuka in the Tonga archipelago on August 17, 2020, left and January 20, 2022, right, showing the damage after the January 15 eruption. (Satellite image ©2022 Maxar Technologies via AP) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes CANBERRA, Australia – Three flights from Australia … Read more

China’s success taming virus could make pandemic exit strategy harder

A resident holds up a tube and swab to be tested at a nuclear testing station in Beijing, China, Friday, January 21, 2022. The sweeping “zero tolerance” policy China has implemented to protect its people and economy from COVID-19 could paradoxically make it more difficult for the country to emerge from the pandemic. (Ng Han … Read more

Study: Sensible intermittent fasting can be good for heart health

Orem’s Celeste Allred finds that a regular and sensible fasting schedule improves her overall health. (Heather Simonsen, KSL-TV) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes OREM — Have you ever wondered how effective intermittent fasting is? The hot diet trend may have health benefits far beyond weight loss, researchers say. Until recent changes in her eating habits, … Read more

US judge bars Martin Shkreli from drug industry, orders $64.6 million payment

A US judge on Friday barred Martin Shkreli from the pharmaceutical industry for life and ordered him to pay $64.6 million after he raised the price of the drug Daraprim and fought to block generic competitors. (Carlo Allegri, Reuters) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. judge Friday barred Martin Shkreli from … Read more