kixi

Traveling this holiday season? Here are five ways to de-stress

izusek/iStock(NEW YORK) — From standstill traffic to airport security lines that never seem to end, travel stress during the holidays is nothing to ho, ho, ho about. You might be anxious about losing your luggage or making a connecting flight, but don’t let holiday travel become something you dread. With some planning, you can survive the traveling frenzy without feeling …

Read More »

Stethoscopes loaded with bacteria, including one that causes Staph infection: Study

DNY59/iStock(NEW YORK) — The stethoscope has long been an iconic symbol of health care used for listening to the heart, intestines, lungs and blood flow. But while it’s an invaluable tool that every medical student must learn to use, it seems they didn’t learn how to clean them. That’s according to a new study that analyzed the DNA found on …

Read More »

Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, The Zombies among the 2019 Rock Hall Inductees

Courtesy of Rock & Roll Hall of FameThe Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will welcome seven new inductees in the Performers category in 2019, including five British bands from different areas and eras of the rock spectrum and two iconic female solo artists. Next year’s Rock Hall honorees are Def Leppard, The Zombies, Roxy Music, The Cure, Radiohead, Stevie Nicks …

Read More »

Girl in wheelchair can stay warm outside thanks to mom’s invention

Courtesy Jennifer Harrison(ITHACA, Mich.) — A 9-year-old girl who almost gave up on recess because it took too long to bundle up has joined her mom in helping other kids around the world. Zoey Harrison loves playing outside with her friends, but was running into some trouble when it came to keeping warm while sitting in her wheelchair. “She’s sassy …

Read More »

Using standing desks only burns 10 calories an hour, study shows

DNY59/iStock(NEW YORK) — Sitting all day has been proven to be detrimental to one’s health — so if you’ve got one of those standing desks, great. However, if you think standing up at the old grind is going to get you shredded, you may want to sit down for this: A new U.K. study shows you’ll burn fewer than 10 …

Read More »

Diana Ross to launch year-long 75th birthday celebration in 2019, starting with special film screening in March

Courtesy of Fathom EventsDiana Ross turns 75 in 2019, and the former Supremes singer and legendary solo artist plans to mark the milestone with a yearlong commemoration called the Diamond Diana Celebration. The festivities will launch on Diana’s actual 75th birthday, March 26, with special screenings of a film event titled Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy at select …

Read More »

CCR’s Doug “Cosmo” Clifford says remastered LPs in band’s new vinyl box set sound “a lot cleaner [and] warmer”

Craft RecordingsIn celebration of the 50th anniversary of Creedence Clearwater Revival‘s debut album this year, the band recently released a vinyl box set called The Complete Studio Albums featuring remastered versions of all seven of the influential roots-rock group’s studio LPs. CCR drummer Doug “Cosmo” Clifford tells ABC Radio that he loves the sound of the new discs, which were mastered …

Read More »

Keith Richards reveals he’s almost completely stopped drinking: “I got fed up with it”

Credit: Dave HoganFor much of his life, The Rolling Stones‘ Keith Richards has been known as one of rock ‘n’ roll’s hardest partiers, but the legendary guitarist, who turns 75 next Tuesday, admits in a new interview that he’s almost completely given up drinking. “It’s been about a year now,” Richards tells Rolling Stone. “I pulled the plug on it. …

Read More »

Jackson Browne announces four-night stand at NYC’s Beacon Theatre in June 2019

Credit: Brandise DaneswichJackson Browne has lined up four shows at New York City’s famous Beacon Theatre next year on June 23, 24, 26 and 28. Indie-pop act Lucius, whose co-lead singers Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe served as backing vocalists on Roger Waters‘ Us + Them tour, will open the concerts. Tickets go on sale to the general public this …

Read More »

Puget Sound Access

Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, December 16 5:30am – This week we’ll speak with Emily Meltzer, the Director of Development & Communications for Accelerator Y, the social services arm of the YMCA of Greater Seattle. Emily tells us of the 1500 young people who find themselves homeless on any given night in the Seattle area. The …

Read More »