Gloucester entrepreneur named executive director of Cape Ann YMCA | News

Erina McWilliam-Lopez of Gloucester will serve as Cape Ann YMCA’s new executive director. She starts Monday, July 11. “I’m thrilled to be joining this incredibly impactful and driven team,” she told the Times. “The Y has a long history of meeting the moment and has been a source of strength and resilience in our community.” … Read more

Business Highlights: Rising Powell criticism, Kellogg split

___ Fed’s Powell facing rising criticism for inflation missteps WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell won praise for his deft leadership during the maelstrom of the pandemic recession. As threats to the US economy have mounted, though, Powell has increasingly struck Fed watchers as much less sure-footed. Inflation has proved higher and far … Read more

School districts, hospitals are in the housing business and becoming landlords

“I never thought I’d be doing this,” said Randi Lowe as she reviewed a spreadsheet of southern Vermont homes available for rent or sale. Lowe isn’t in the real estate business – she’s the superintendent of a Vermont public school system. But for the past few months, she and her staff at the Bennington-Rutland Supervisory … Read more

Trying to Lose Weight | Make These 5 Lifestyle Changes for an Ideal Body Weight

While everyone wants to be at a healthy weight, it is one of the most difficult tasks to do. To achieve ideal body weight, one must follow a healthy, calorie-controlled diet and get enough exercise on a regular basis.Also Read – 8 Ways Lauric Acid Can Boost Your Overall Health Nutritionist Pritika BediFounder of Health … Read more

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 108 Migrants; 4 Missing | Business News

ATHENS, Greece (AP) – Greek authorities said Sunday they have rescued 108 migrants from a sailboat that was found rudderless and leaking water in the Aegean Sea near gale force winds. The rescued migrants – 63 men, 24 women and 21 children – have told authorities there are four other people missing. Reports of a … Read more

CDC Advisers Recommend COVID-19 Shots for Children Under 5 | Business News

By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) – US health advisers on Saturday recommended COVID-19 vaccines for infants, toddlers and preschoolers – the last group without the shots. The advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unanimously decided that coronavirus vaccines should be opened to children as young as 6 months. … Read more

During Men’s Health Month, East Texas doctors encourage checkups, self-care | Lifestyle

Average life expectancy for men in the United States is 75.1 years. That’s six years less than women’s life expectancy, which is 81.4 years according to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Historically, women have always lived more than men. In fact, women’s life expectancy is higher than men’s in … Read more

California Adds Jobs in May; Economy Shows Signs of Weakness | California News

By ADAM BEAM, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California posted another strong jobs report on Friday as the unemployment rate fell to its lowest point since before the pandemic; but the news was overshadowed this week by the surest signs yet of a wobbly economy that could soon usher in a recession. Employers added … Read more

Native Hawaiian, Filipino breast cancer survivors wanted for lifestyle research

Focus group held in Guam Native Hawaiian and Filipino breast cancer survivors are being sought to share their strategies that support a healthy lifestyle. The study, TANICA (Traditional and New Lifestyle Interventions for Breast Cancer Prevention), is being conducted through the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) and … Read more