Sport

Ben Roethlisberger: Today’s young players are coddled

The recent puff piece from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette regarding former Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger attempted to inject a little balance by asking Roethlisberger to list his career regrets. The most obvious area for potential reflection and remorse was not mentioned, either by Roethlisberger or by Ron Cook, who wrote the article. (Hey, if no one […]

Lifestyle

Each opioid prescription refill increases risk of family members’ misuse, researchers find

In 2019, more than 10 million Americans misused prescription opioids—1.6 million of them for the first time. Patients who undergo surgery are three times more likely to get an opioid prescription than those who do not have surgery, but the vast majority of postoperative patients do not finish their prescriptions, leaving pills unused after surgery. […]

Business

Holcim stock surges after cement maker raises sales outlook

Holcim (HOLN.S) was the biggest gainer among European construction stocks on Wednesday after the world’s biggest cement maker beat earnings forecasts and raised its full year sales outlook. The Swiss group successfully offset higher energy costs which have been a worry for other companies, adding it expected demand from the construction industry to be unaffected […]

Technology

PS4 owners of Persona 5 Royal won’t be able to upgrade to PS5 version

Atlus has confirmed it will not provide an upgrade path for PS4 owners of Persona 5 Royal wishing to upgrade to the PS5 version. Instead, players will have to purchase the enhanced edition separately at full retail price. It’s unclear as to what new features will be included in the PS5 version. The game already […]

News

Expert shares trick to calm your dog during lightning and intense storms

The Met Office is warning Brits of intense thunderstorms, heavy rain and potential lightning today, before temperatures rise back up to 32C over the weekend. After days of record-breaking high temperatures, the sudden shift in weather can be unsettling for our pets. Experts at Kennel Store are advising owners on how to best care for […]

Sport

Malik Willis signs, completing Titans’ draft class

The Titans’ entire 2022 draft class has now signed. Rookie quarterback Malik Willis signed his contract today, the team announced. He was the only unsigned player among the Titans’ rookie class. A quarterback from Liberty, Willis showed flashes of greatness in his college career, to the point where some thought he’d be a high first-round […]

Lifestyle

Urinary incontinence poses burden to long-term care

Richard G. Stefanacci, D.O., from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and colleagues assessed the impact of UI on residents, staff, care processes, and quality measures in LTC settings. The analysis included responses from directors of nursing who had worked for at least one year in a ≥100-bed facility. The researchers found that of the 62 […]

Business

Global growth headed down as inflation surge to endure

The global economy is mired in a serious slowdown, with some key economies at high risk of recession and only sparse meaningful cooling in inflation likely over the coming year, according to Reuters polls of hundreds of economists worldwide. Most central banks are only part-way through a still-urgent cycle of interest rate rises as many […]

Technology

FaZe Clan now publicly traded company, but value already dropping

FaZe Clan is now a publicly traded company, but its value is already dropping. The organisation of esports professionals and gaming influencers has begun trading on the Nasdaq to become one of only a few esports companies on the market. However, when FaZe agreed last October to merge with acquisition company B. Riley Principal 150 […]

News

Young bulldog dies ‘after being left in conservatory in heatwave by dog sitter’

A bulldog has died after allegedly being left inside a hot conservatory by a dog sitter during this week’s heatwave. Hoping to to prepare their pet for their absence during a trip to Jamaica later this year, she booked the dog sitter last week after finding the firm on Google and the sitter listed on […]