Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - March 5, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Southwest starts selling Hawaii flights – cheapest fares disappear w/in hours; Single winner finally steps forward – anonymously – to claim $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot from drawing last October; FDA calls out 15 million retailers for selling tobacco to minors; Volvo limits its cars’ top speed to 112 MPH; America’s trucker shortage – about to hit consumers where it hurts?; The latest college to add cannabis to the curriculum; A provocative divorce billboard grabbing motorist’s attention; Freezing cold for 220 million Americans.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Hollywood pays tribute to actor Luke Perry, who died yesterday following massive stroke – just 52 years old!; Walgreens launches Feel More Like You, a first-of-its kind service to provide personalized care for people living w/cancer; Amanda Bynes returns to mental health facility following stress-related relapse; FDA – could approve ketamine nasal spray as depressant treatment?; The disturbing rise of U.S. deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide; A milestone in the global AIDS epidemic.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Chanel creates snow-covered winter wonderland for Karl Lagerfeld’s final show; Virgin Atlantic drops mandatory makeup for female cabin crew; Ted Baker’s CEO resigns after allegations of ‘forced hugging’; Retail therapy – hurt your mental health more than help?; The fashion labels upgrading the world of sweats (including Nike x Matthew Williams, Veilance, Satisfy, and Lululemon x Robert Geller); A facial gone horribly wrong (consider this a PSA).

FITNESS/DIET

Is HIIPA (high-intensity incidental physical activity) the new HIIT? Just as effective?; Injuries prompting CDC investigation into e-scooters; Orangetheory Fitness partnering w/Apple; Social media influencers – making your kids fat?; How the Nike Vaporfly 4% shoes actually work…why they work…and whether they really make runners more efficient, faster; What really happened to Johnny Manziel’s wife (re: half marathon cheating controversy); The surprising diet hack that Bill Gates says will change everything; A slimmed-down Al Roker (down 40 on keto).

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