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Missouri’s only abortion clinic allowed to continue providing under judge’s new order

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(ST. LOUIS) — The lone abortion clinic in Missouri just received permission from a court to continue practicing even though the state’s health department refused to reissue their license. A circuit court judge announced Monday that the preliminary injunction that allowed the Planned Parenthood clinic to keep performing abortions after their license was not initially renewed has now been …

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Could this wearable UV tracker help protect your skin from the sun?

La Roche-Posay(NEW YORK) — As we head into summer, a lot of us are starting to think about protecting our skin, but is applying sunscreen enough? About 96,480 people are expected to be diagnosed and 7,230 will die of melanoma this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Sun protection has gone high-tech as a number of wearables and apps …

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Make this summer your summer of self-care

Jasmina007/iStock(NEW YORK) — Self-care is not just bubble baths or long vacations but finding ways all day, every day to support yourself, experts said. “Self-care is really simple because it’s about being a good friend to yourself,” said Amy Kurtz, a certified health and wellness coach and author of the bestselling book Kicking Sick. “It’s repetitive and consistent personal rituals …

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Bruce Springsteen logs 20th Billboard top-10 album with ‘Western Stars’

Columbia Records Bruce Springsteen‘s certainly no stranger to the Billboard 200 album chart, but his new album, Western Stars, has delivered The Boss his 20th top-10 album.  For the record, Billboard notes that those 20 top-10 albums ties Bruce with Paul McCartney/Wings and Elton John. Billboard further points out that The Rolling Stones hold the record for the most top-ten albums, with 37 on the Billboard 200 chart. Barbra Streisand has 34; The Beatles have 32, the same as Frank …

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Tom Petty’s ex, Soundgarden and more file first suit over UMG master recordings fire

Erika Goldring/WireImageTwo weeks after Universal Music Group revealed a devastating storage facility fire in 2008 had destroyed thousands of irreplaceable master tapes from hundreds of musicians, we’ve got our first lawsuit. The late Tom Petty‘s ex-wife, Jane Petty, along with Soundgarden, Hole, Americana singer/songwriter Steve Earle and the estate of the late Tupac Shakur are all plaintiffs in the suit, …

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Madonna earns ninth #1 album with “Madame X”

Interscope RecordsThirty-four years after she scored her very first Billboard 200 #1 album and 11 years after her last one, Madonna‘s just notched her ninth number-one debut with her latest, Madame X. Released June 14, Madame X moved 95,000 equivalent album units, with an impressive 90,000 of those being actual album sales, according to Billboard.  The album includes the hit …

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A fully mended Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones finally kick off their NO FILTER North American tour

Credit: Dave HoganIn front of a sold-out crowd at Chicago’s Soldier Field Friday night, The Rolling Stones kicked off the 2019 North American run of their much anticipated NO FILTER tour.  The trek was delayed for about two months because frontman Mick Jagger needed to undergo a heart-valve operation a few weeks before the original April 20 start date. A clearly fully mended Mick, …

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John Lodge excited to be touring with Yes, says Moody Blues have no current plans

Credit: Martin Salt Moody Blues singer/bassist John Lodge is taking part in the Yes-headlined Royal Affair Tour, which also features Asia and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy. Lodge, who’s performing with his solo group The 10,000 Light Years Band on the recently launched trek, tells ABC Radio he’s very excited to be touring with Yes. “I’ve been doing their cruises for …

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Elliot Roberts, longtime Neil Young manager & Asylum Records co-founder, dead at 76

Gabe Ginsberg/Getty ImagesElliot Roberts, who managed Neil Young for over 50 years and also oversaw the careers of many other top artists, died Friday morning at age 76, according to an official statement by his management company. No cause of death was given. The statement notes that over the years, Roberts also guided the careers of Stephen Stills, Joni Mitchell, …

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2 young children die in hot cars in Texas during scorching temperatures over the weekend

iStock/PetrBonek(HOUSTON) — Two young children have died in Texas after they were left in hot cars during scorching temperatures over the weekend. A 1-year-old died in Galveston Saturday after his father, Abner Peña, left him in the family’s Chevrolet Tahoe for about five hours while he worked, Sgt. Xavier Hancock, public information officer for the Galveston Police Department, said in …

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