Man dies following brawl at middle school basketball game

CNN — A 60-year-old man died following a brawl that broke out on Tuesday night in the town of Alburgh during a middle school basketball game, Vermont State Police (VST) said in a statement Wednesday. Russell Giroux was taken by ambulance to Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans where he was pronounced dead, VST said. … Read more

Complications during pregnancy linked to a higher risk of heart disease, study finds

CNN — Five major pregnancy complications are strong lifelong risk factors for ischemic heart disease, a new study finds, with the greatest risk coming in the decade after delivery. Ischemic heart disease refers to heart problems, including heart attack, caused by narrowed or dysfunctional blood vessels that reduce blood and oxygen flow to the heart. … Read more

Savannah Chrisley shares update on her parents’ lives in prison

CNN — Savannah Chrisley says her parents are doing well in prison. In an episode of her podcast “Unlocked with Savannah Chrisley,” recorded on January 24 and released Tuesday, the younger Chrisley offered an update on her parents, Todd and Julie Chrisley, who recently began serving sentences in federal prisons for fraud and tax crimes. … Read more

EzriCare eye drops: CDC advises against use as it investigates dozens of infections and one death in 11 states

CNN — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging health care providers and consumers to stop using EzriCare Artificial Tears as it conducts an investigation into at least 50 infections in 11 states that have led to instances of permanent vision loss, hospitalization and one death. Most of the people with these … Read more

Ashton Kutcher says he felt like a ‘failure’ after divorce from Demi Moore

CNN — Ashton Kutcher is reflecting on one of the most difficult periods of his public life – his 2011 separation from then-wife Demi Moore. In a new interview with Esquire published on Tuesday, the actor recalled how his “life changed” when he began his relationship with Moore in 2003, amid a tabloid frenzy. “I … Read more

Ultraprocessed foods linked to ovarian and other cancer deaths, study finds

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — Eating more ultraprocessed foods raises the risk of developing and dying from cancer, especially ovarian cancer, according to a new study of over 197,000 people … Read more

Adult drug use rose during pandemic, but dropped dramatically in youth, study says

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Stress, But Less newsletter. Our six-part mindfulness guide will inform and inspire you to reduce stress while learning how to harness it. CNN — Use of marijuana and other substances dropped in teenagers during the first year of the pandemic, according to a new study. But adults’ use of … Read more

Mpox is almost gone in the US, leaving lessons and mysteries in its wake

CNN  —  The US public health emergency declaration for mpox, formerly known as monkeypox, ends Tuesday. The outbreak, which once seemed to be spiraling out of control, has quietly wound down. The virus isn’t completely gone, but for more than a month, the average number of daily new cases reported to the US Centers for … Read more

Cindy Williams, ‘Laverne & Shirley’ star, dead at 75

CNN — Cindy Williams, the dynamic actress known best for playing the bubbly Shirley Feeney on the beloved sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died, according to a statement from her family, provided to CNN by a representative. She was 75. Williams died after a short illness, said the statement from her children Zak and Emily … Read more

Infant screen time could impact academic success, study says

CNN — Letting infants watch tablets and TV may be impairing their academic achievement and emotional well-being later on, according to a new study. Researchers found that increased use of screen time during infancy was associated with poorer executive functioning once the child was 9 years old, according to the study published Monday in the … Read more