Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - April 30, 2018

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

‘Merger Monday’: Sprint and T-MobileMarathon Petroleum and rival refiner Andeavor; Passenger files lawsuit against Southwest Airlines over fatal engine failure; Alaska Airlines introduces bare-bones airfares for seats in back of plane; Bob Dylan launches own brand of whiskey; Three-story penthouse in Chelsea sells for $59 million (one of NYC’s most expensive sales); Amazon Prime — worth its new $119 price tag?; Viewers ditching cable for streaming faster than anyone expected; General Motors making Hot Wheels Camaro you can actually drive; Starbucks cutting back on its craziest drinks; Museum of Pizza opening in NYC.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

A Yale skin cancer expert says the popular notion that you need to soak up Vitamin D from the sun is a myth?; Bill Gates warns that next pandemic disease is coming and we’re not ready; Moon Juice launches stress-busting supplement; A2 milk – what is it…and should you be drinking it?; Autism rates on rise; Mumps on Goldman’s trading floor; Natural Causes: author takes on our notions of wellness, aging, death.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Thousands of women say LuLaRoe’s legging empire is a scam..what say you, Laurie? Jen? Liza?; More guys getting botox and fillers to look younger; Beauty brands finding innovative ways to reduce packaging waste; 80s fashion trends – back for summer, 2018; What Amazon’s blow out quarter could mean for the personal care market; Why you should slather olive oil all over your skin; The spray tan fail photo that’s gone viral on social media.

FITNESS/DIET

Up to a third of early deaths could be prevented if we all switched to a vegetarian diet? This is what Harvard scientists are saying; Older adults more likely to stick to fitness routines when they work out together; People who eat breakfast gain less weight over time; How Halle Berry got body of 25-year old; Most surprising foods Weight Watchers considers zero points – and why; Everything tennis icon Roger Federer eats and drinks for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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