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CDC warns against eating raw cookie dough

GarysFRP/iStock(NEW YORK) — The holidays are upon us and for many that means family time in the kitchen preparing delicious baked goods and maybe even licking the spoon before the cookies go into the oven. So the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out a warning this week to, “Say No To Raw Dough!” Dr. Todd Ellerin — …

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Asian longhorned tick is a growing threat in the US, but it’s not the main threat

Risto0/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is alerting the public about the Asian longhorned tick, a species of tick not normally found in the United States that is known for its ability to mass-reproduce. Since its discovery in 2017, it has been spotted in several states, according to this week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. “The full …

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Lionel Richie and The O’Jays among artists performing at Miami’s Jazz in the Gardens

Courtesy of Jazz in the GardensLionel Richie and The O’Jays are among the many stars who will be performing next year at the 14th annual Jazz in the Gardens Music Fest in the Miami area. The two-day festival will be held March 9 and 10 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The lineup also includes Bobby Brown and …

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Joe Perry to miss Alice Cooper’s 2018 Christmas Pudding charity concert on Saturday

Courtesy of Alice Cooper’s Solid RockAlice Cooper‘s 2018 Christmas Pudding charity concert this Saturday was supposed to feature a headlining performance by the Hollywood Vampires, the shock rocker’s supergroup with Aerosmith‘s Joe Perry and actor Johnny Depp, but unfortunately Perry won’t be performing at the show. In a post on his Sold Rock Foundation’s official Facebook page, Cooper reports, “Joe …

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Elton John releases video of rare TV performance of “Step into Christmas”; issues new digital holiday EP

Courtesy of DawBellA rare U.K. TV performance featuring Elton John and his famous backing band playing his classic 1973 holiday single “Step into Christmas” was rediscovered recently and premiered Friday on the pop-rock legend’s official YouTube channel. The footage hails from a December 22, 1973, appearance on the Gilbert O’Sullivan: Welcome to My Show variety program, which was broadcast on …

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Puget Sound Access

Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, December 9 5:30am – This week we hear from the President/CEO at Food Lifeline, Linda Nageotte and Mark Coleman, the Senior Marketing /Media Relations Officer about the monumental effort it takes to feed the hungry in Western Washington everyday. Food Lifeline can be considered the food bank for food banks. They …

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Gene Simmons’ mother, Flora, dies at age 93

Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty ImagesCondolences go out to KISS bassist/singer Gene Simmons, who announced that his mother, Flora Klein, has passed away at the age of 93. In a post on his social media sites, Simmons writes, “I lost my Mother. My mentor. My moral compass. And I am heartbroken…No illness. No pain. She simply quietly, went to sleep.” He …

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Second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history spreads to major city

omersukrugoksu/iStock(BUTEMBO, Democratic Republic of Congo) — The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city. Butembo, a bustling city of almost a million people in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, is reporting an increasing number of cases of Ebola virus disease in the country’s current epidemic. There has been a “significant increase” in infections there over …

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Have You Been Seeing More Wrinkles On Your Face Lately?

Have you been seeing more wrinkles on your face lately? We may have figured out what the problem is. It could be how you’re sleeping. Of course, as you might imagine, stomach sleeping is the worst offender. Sleep expert Dr. Michael Breus says it’s because you’re placing your face directly on the pillow. That causes friction on the skin, stretching …

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