Pregnancy complications linked to higher risk of heart disease, study finds

CNN — Five major pregnancy complications are important lifelong risk factors for ischemic heart disease, a new study discoveries, with the greatest risk occurring within a decade of delivery. Ischemic heart disease refers to heart problems, including heart attack, caused by narrowed or dysfunctional blood vessels that reduce blood and oxygen flow to the heart. … Read more

Biden administration moves one step closer to advancing controversial Alaska oil drilling project

CNN — The Home Office’s Land Management Bureau advanced on Wednesday them controversial Willow oil drilling project on the Alaska North Slope, issuing the final environmental impact statement before the project can be approved. The Willow Drilling Plan proposed by ConocoPhillips is a massive, decades-long project that the state’s bipartisan congressional delegation says will create … Read more

Dull supernova reveals rare pair of stars in the Milky Way

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — An unusual star system created more excitement and less bang when it exploded into a supernova. The dull explosion, known as an “ultra-stripped” supernova, led researchers to discover the two stars 11,000 light-years … Read more

Ultra-processed foods linked to ovarian and other cancer deaths, study finds

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious, expert-backed food lifestyle that will improve your health for life. CNN — According to a new study of more than 197,000 people in the UK, more than half of whom were women, eating more ultra-processed foods increases … Read more

Children’s mental health tops list of parents’ worries, survey finds

CNN — Forty percent of American parents are “extremely” or “very” worried that their children will struggle with anxiety or depression at some point, according to a new survey. The Pew Research Center report said mental health was the biggest concern for parents, followed by bullying, which worried 35% of parents. These concerns outweighed fears … Read more

‘Laverne & Shirley’ star Cindy Williams dies aged 75

CNN — Cindy Williams, the dynamic actress best known for playing the bubbly Shirley Feeney on the beloved sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died, according to a statement from her family, provided to CNN by a rep. She was 75 years old. Williams died after a short illness, according to the statement from her children … Read more

Screen time may impact academic achievement, study finds

CNN — According to a new study, letting infants watch tablets and TV can harm their academic success and emotional well-being later. Researchers found that increased use of screen time during infancy was associated with lower executive functioning once the child was 9 years old, according to the study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics journal. … Read more

Covid-19 is one of the leading causes of death among children in the United States, despite a relatively low death rate

CNN — Covid-19 has become the eighth leading cause of death among children in the United States, according to a study published on Monday. Children are significantly less likely to die from Covid-19 than any other age group – less than 1% of all deaths since the start of the pandemic have been among those … Read more

To deal with the dissemination of violent videos, manage stress and know your own limits

CNN — Video of the violent arrest by Tire Nichols, which officials released on Friday, will be hard to watch — but it can also be hard to avoid. Some people might even feel compelled to watch it as a way to pay tribute to Nichols, who died three days after the confrontation with officers. … Read more

Paul Pelosi striker peddles conspiracy theories in call to TV station after video emerged

CNN — The man who attacked Nancy Pelosi’s husband at their home last year showed no remorse and continued his dangerous fixation on the former Speaker of the House in a bizarre phone call to a San reporter. Francisco on Friday, according to the Bay Area. station report. David DePape called KTVU’s Amber Lee from … Read more