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Sprint star Christian Coleman banned for 2 years over missed drug test

Reigning world 100-meter champion Christian Coleman is set to miss the Tokyo Olympics after being banned for two years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). The independent body, which combats doping, had provisionally suspended the 24-year-old in June for a “whereabouts failure” and upheld its decision on Tuesday. The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) “whereabouts” system…MORE

Seniors are better at pandemic safety than young adults, CDC finds

Older Americans are better than younger adults at following the recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, according to a new survey. This discrepancy could explain why Covid-19 infections started to rise in younger people starting in June, according to the team at the Data…MORE

US task force proposes starting colorectal cancer screening at age 45

US task force proposes starting colorectal cancer screening at age 45

The US Preventive Services Task Force — the nation’s leading panel for medical guidance — is considering a draft recommendation to lower the recommended screening age for colon and rectal cancers to 45. Previously, it was recommended to start screening at age 50. “This new draft recommendation — and we’re seeking feedback — is that…MORE

Uzo Aduba to star in “In Treatment” reimagining for HBO

Uzo Aduba to star in “In Treatment” reimagining for HBO

Hollywood is Hollywooding like it’s 2008. Roughly two weeks after we learned that “Dexter” is coming back to Showtime, HBO has announced a new iteration of “In Treatment,” set to star Uzo Aduba. The project, announced Tuesday, is being billed both as a “reimagining” of the show and a fourth season. Aduba, best known for…MORE

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are engaged: ‘Yes please!’

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are engaged: ‘Yes please!’

Blake Shelton popped the question to girlfriend Gwen Stefani and she said yes. The couple took to Instagram on Tuesday with a picture of Stefani sporting a new ring, with the caption “@blakeshelton yes please!” Shelton shared the same post and captioned it, “Hey @gwenstefani thanks for saving my 2020… And the rest of my…MORE

Ezzeldin Bahader, 74, is the world’s oldest professional footballer

If you want proof that age is just a number, then look no further than Egyptian footballer Ezzeldin Bahader. At the age of 74 years and 125 days, he became the oldest professional football player in the world, according to Guinness World Records, breaking Israeli Isaak Hayik’s record. Bahader played his second full match for…MORE

Dr. Birx slams the lack of mask usage in North Dakota, where Covid-19 is soaring

Dr. Birx slams the lack of mask usage in North Dakota, where Covid-19 is soaring

If you’re in a coronavirus hotspot, watch out — Dr. Deborah Birx might be visiting and reinforcing some sharp lessons. The White House coronavirus task force coordinator has been traveling across the country in recent weeks, meeting with state and local officials as the fall Covid-19 surge grips all regions of the country. North Dakota…MORE

Brian May ‘nearly lost’ his life after heart attack

Brian May ‘nearly lost’ his life after heart attack

Queen guitarist Brian May has said he is “grateful” to be alive after suffering a heart attack, a stomach hemorrhage and other health complications this year. In May, the musician revealed that he suffered from a heart attack that he believed he “could have died” from — in addition to injuring his buttocks in a…MORE

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