The One Ultra-Processed Food No One Over 40 Should Be Eating Anymore Because It Ruins Your Metabolism

The One Ultra-Processed Food No One Over 40 Should Be Eating Anymore Because It Ruins Your Metabolism

Losing weight is all about making healthy choices, from finding time to exercise daily to providing your body with nutritious meals. This means we sometimes have to sacrifice some of our favorite foods for the sake of our weight loss goals—especially when it comes to highly processed options that taste great but are terrible for … Read more

1 dead, 5 injured at Atlantic Station shooting: Police

1 dead, 5 injured at Atlantic Station shooting: Police

One person is dead, and five others are injured after a shooting that took place near Atlantic Station Saturday evening in Atlanta, Georgia, the Atlanta Police Department said. One male was pronounced deceased on the scene and five other victims were shot and later transported to nearby hospitals, Atlanta Police Lt. Germain Dearlove said in … Read more

NYC bill preventing landlords from performing criminal background checks gains traction

NYC bill preventing landlords from performing criminal background checks gains traction

Former Miami Beach Mayor Phillip Levine sends a message to Eric Adams about NYC’s crime wave, telling ‘Mornings with Maria’ the mayor has to be more involved in ‘cleaning up’ the city. A new law being seriously considered by lawmakers in New York City could strip landlords of the ability to perform criminal background checks … Read more

Spit and Polish Held at JA Veterans Memorial Court

Spit and Polish Held at JA Veterans Memorial Court

From left: Girl Scouts Anne Asai, Kaili Fuchino, Rebecca Smith and Madison Hallman participate in the Spit and Polish clean-up of the JA War Memorial Court in Little Tokyo. By ANNE ASAI On an early Saturday morning, my Girl Scout leader and I walked towards the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in the heart … Read more

Affirmative action provides Americans of every race with a fair shot

Affirmative action provides Americans of every race with a fair shot

Karen Dolan The Supreme Court recently heard arguments from Harvard and the University of North Carolina about using race and ethnicity in admissions policies. To strike is the fate of affirmative action and the positive effects race-conscious policies have had on higher education and the workplace for more than 50 years. Most of us agree … Read more

Educational Background and Previous Brain Injury May Be Associated With Higher Risk of Frontotemporal Dementia

Educational Background and Previous Brain Injury May Be Associated With Higher Risk of Frontotemporal Dementia

Summary: Previous TBI increased the risk of frontotemporal dementia in those without a genetic risk factor for FTD. Additionally, researchers found those with FTD tend to be less educated than those with Alzheimer’s disease. Source: University of Eastern Finland Two recent studies from the University of Eastern Finland show that educational background and previous traumatic … Read more

Convictions plummet, downgraded charges surge under Manhattan DA Bragg

Convictions plummet, downgraded charges surge under Manhattan DA Bragg

Soft-on-crime Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has downgraded more than half his felony cases to misdemeanors — while also managing to lose half of the felony cases that do reach court. Since taking office on Jan. 1, Bragg has downgraded 52% of felony cases to misdemeanors — compared to 39% in all of 2019. Between … Read more

Little Tokyo’s Longest-Running Child Daycare Hosts Fundraiser

Little Tokyo’s Longest-Running Child Daycare Hosts Fundraiser

Lumbini CDC Commissioners Kathy Ikeda, Elaine Barbod, and Elaine Harada with Lumbini alumni Heather Barbod and award-winning chef Gavin Kaysen holding his new cookbook, “At Home.” The book is one of the available auction items. For over 40 years, Lumbini Child Development Center has supported our youngest community members as they develop into vibrant, thoughtful, … Read more

Dealing with collective trauma in the wake of mass shootings

Dealing with collective trauma in the wake of mass shootings

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