Malaysian weighted blanket brand that’s cooling & washable

I’m a light sleeper. In fact, I can’t recall a time where I’ve not struggled with sleep. Serial entrepreneur Mike Chu can relate to this as well. Trying out weighted blankets was his fix, which pushed him to sell them in Malaysia under the brand, Sloth Blanket. If his name sounds familiar to you, it’s … Read more

Free COVID-19 test rollout begins early online

A day ahead of the scheduled rollout of free COVID-19 tests distributed by the Biden administration, some Americans are already placing orders for their free deliveries through a form posted by the U.S. Postal Service.  The White House announced last week that it would publicly launch the site covidtests.gov on Wednesday. However, some early visitors … Read more

Vogue Editors Choose Their Favorite Beauty Products From 2021

As you might imagine, beauty editors try what feels like endless amounts of products each year as we try to stay up to date on the latest and greatest in the market. But with that, some products seemingly don’t leave a lasting impression, while others earn a permanent spot in our ever-changing beauty cabinets. From … Read more

Commonly Used COVID-19 Lateral Flow Tests for Kids Perform Poorly

They fall short of minimum criteria set by WHO and US and UK device regulators Findings cast doubt on effectiveness of their use for widespread testing in schools. The performance of lateral flow (antigen) tests commonly used to detect COVID-19 infection in children falls short of the minimum criteria set by the World Health Organization … Read more

‘Yellowjackets’ Star Melanie Lynskey Discusses On-Set Body-Shaming and Upending Hollywood’s Problematic Beauty Standards

For nearly three decades, Hollywood hasn’t given Melanie Lynskey her leading lady due–but that’s finally changing with her performance as Shauna in Showtime’s breakout hit Yellowjackets. The all-female Lord of the Flies depicting the lives of plane crash survivors as both teenagers and middle-aged women has thrust the New Zealand actress into the spotlight; the … Read more

Oura’s Latest Ring Is Changing How I Track My Period

“Temperature is an amazing tool,” says Caroline Kryder, Oura’s Science Communications Lead. “It reveals clues about how your hormones are changing in each phase of your cycle because estrogen cools you down and progesterone warms you up. This makes it easy to spot which phase of your cycle you’re in.” During the first half of … Read more

Resources for blood donation – CBS News

January is National Blood Donor Month and the Red Cross has declared a blood emergency due to a historically low supply, partially because of the COVID-19 pandemic. One donation can potentially save up to three lives.  To donate blood, you must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in … Read more