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Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - May 1, 2018

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

All eyes on Facebook today –  its annual 2-day conference kicks off (Will we see more sober/less congratulatory tone from Zuckerberg?)…and on Apple — a lot riding on its earnings, including potential for it to jump-start tech sector (and possibly the market) if it issues strong report w/good guidance…McDonald’s becoming a better McDonald’s (Revamped stores, fresh beef burgers, premium sandwiches, dollar menu–resonating); Tesla burning through billions—$6,500 every minute; Americans hoarding money in their checking accounts; > 100 Uber drivers accused of sexually assaulting or abusing passengers??; ‘Sell in May’ this year or…not; Vacation rental scams on Craigslist; Most $$ summer gas prices in 4 years; Breakfast tacos on United Airlines; Oreo’s new limited edition flavors; Ice cream lattes – like a milkshake, but warm….

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Miracle cures or modern quackery? Stem cell clinics multiply, w/heartbreaking results for some patients; Fitbit partners w/Google to send health data to doctors; Music may calm agitation of Alzheimer’s; Bill Gates’ $12 million pledge to end pandemic flu threat; Celebrity nutritionist-approved ways to beat your sugar cravings; Costco’s super-popular plant-based Don Lee burgers; The five healthy habits that could help you live a decade longer; Eye cancer mystery.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Millennials still like tanning outdoors…what could motivate them to stop? Any ideas, Payton? Lucy?; Gucci collaborates w/15 female artists to launch new fragrance; Reese Witherspoon announces new lifestyle book; Famed handbag designer, husband of 72 years die hours apart; Men hit their style peak at age….30??; Weird things that might give you glowing skin; All the ways apple cider vinegar is great for damaged hair; The story behind the Domino’s Pizza Rolex that goes up for auction today…

FITNESS/DIET

CamSoda starts livestreaming erotic fitness classes; Silicon Valley looks to cash in on fasting; A diet high in carbs might bring on an earlier menopause?; Why losing weight is so difficult after you turn 40; How to spend less $ on boutique fitness classes; Starbucks menu items you should always skip, according to a nutritionist; National Bike Month.

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