Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - February 18, 2020

Consumer/Personal Finance

Apple can’t keep coronavirus away? First major U.S. company to say won’t meet its revenue projections for current quarter due to outbreak; Dairy Farmers of America agrees to buy ‘substantial’ part of Dean Foods; Jury begins deliberating in Harvey Weinstein trial; Pier 1 Imports files for bankruptcy (can’t compete w/online retailers like Amazon, Wayfair); Miniature horse gets seated in first class?; China disinfecting and destroying cash to contain coronavirus; HSBC cutting 35,000 jobs as profits plunge; HQ Trivia shutting down; Sonic the Hedgehog getting last laugh?; A tiny home vacation village that just opened in Florida Keys (reminds us of Briny Breezes); The biggest waterfront playground in the southeast (opening late spring).

Health & Wellness

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman being treated for injuries (serious, but not life-theatening) after fiery Daytona 500 crash on last lap of race; Ozzy Osbourne cancelling North American tour to undergo medical treatment; Flu season getting…weirder?; A rise in the number of melanoma cases caused by sun exposure (states w/highest rates here); The death of Wuhan’s hospital director as coronavirus cases in China continue to rise.


Struggling to quit sugar? You might not be getting enough sleep…; Tokyo Marathon restricts this year’s race (one of biggest marathon events in world) to elite athletes only in effort to slow coronavirus; Weight loss drug Belviq gets taken off shelves due to cancer concerns; Adidas enters running technology arms race w/its ‘most advanced and fastest’ shoe ever; Overweight men – carry more “weight” in the workplace?; The former American Airlines flight attendant who claims he failed breathalyzer because of keto diet.

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