Life Sciences
Rank Name/URL Total employees Top executive 1 GlaxoSmithKline, 2929 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 1 (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 3, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Man who died in Walnut Creek senior care facility drank poisonous substance: Coroner
A man who died at a senior care facility in Walnut Creek last year accidentally drank a poisonous liquid, according to an autopsy report from the Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office. The final report on the death of 94-year-old Constantine Canoun said his Aug. 31, 2022 death was caused by “a…#walnutcreek #contra #costacounty #coronersoffice #constantinecanoun #canoun #sanmateocounty #kentucky #atriaseniorliving #maxwell (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: A handful of walnuts daily could ward off chronic diseases - study
Research has shown that the seeds may play a role in heart health, brain health and healthy ageing. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 5 Best Ways to Control High Cholesterol, According to People With the Condition
There are a variety of factors that influence cardiovascular risk—but cholesterol is one of the first things that doctors pay attention to. Having high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is “definitely a variable we try to manage, because it’s been shown to be problematic for heart health,” says Dr. Adriana Quinones-Camacho, a cardiologist at NYU Langone Health. Though it’s often called the “bad” kind of cholesterol, LDL cholesterol makes up most of your body’s cholesterol stores. That means it’s not a villain on its own, but when levels start creeping ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate heart health Source Type: news

Former Twitter employee sentenced to prison for sharing confidential info with Saudis
A California man who formerly worked for Twitter was sentenced to 42 months of incarceration in a federal prison after he was found guilty of acting as a foreign agent. Ahmad Abouammo, 45, formerly of Walnut Creek, California, but now living in Seattle, was found guilty of accessing, monitoring…#kingdomofsaudiarabia #ahmadabouammo #seattle #departmentofjustice #middleeastnorthafrica #ksa #justicedepartments #alialzabarah #matthewgolsen #twitter (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Getting Omega-3s From Plants May Help Heart Failure Patients
Some of the best sources of plant-based omega-3s include flax, which can be purchased seeds or oil, and is often found in cereals, baked goods, and other products. Chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, soy foods, canola oil, seaweed, edamame, and kidney beans are also good sources. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat a handful of walnuts a day to lower your blood pressure, study suggests
Scientists at the University of Minnesota found participants who ate the nuts had about 0.6 ounces a day - equivalent to seven kernels. They said more research was needed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts may 'act as a bridge' for healthier aging, study suggests
Walnuts do more than add crunch to banana bread or brownies, according to new research that suggests eating walnuts regularly starting early in life may lead to better health as people age. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Treating prostate cancer
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about treating prostate cancer. Prostate cancer will affect 1 in 8 men, according to the American Cancer Society. After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in men in the U.S. More than 168,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed this year, and more than 34,000 people will die of the disease. The prostate is a small walnut-shaped gland in… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 8, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Why Scientists Want You to Kill Spotted Lanternflies
As invasive spotted lanternflies continue moving through the United States, local agricultural agencies have launched “If you see it, kill it” campaigns urging people to kill the bugs in order to prevent any further spread across the U.S. In response to the proliferating insect, earlier this week Senator Chuck Schumer (D., NY) called for $22 million more in funding for a U.S. Department of Agriculture program that targets invasive species; these are species that aren’t native to an area and can quickly become overpopulated, wreaking havoc on their new environment. “We need to stomp out this bug bef...
Source: TIME: Science - August 19, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Simmone Shah Tags: Uncategorized animals healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Pre-op exercises could save the love lives of prostate patients by reducing risk of impotence
A radical prostatectomy involves removing the walnut-sized prostate gland - which is located between the bladder and rectum - in order to clear the cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

David Chase, Sopranos stars post their tributes to Tony "Paulie Walnuts" Sirico
Chase: "He was a main reason for the success of The Sopranos. I will miss him greatly." #pauliewalnuts #sopranos #davidchase (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tony Sirico's life before Sopranos and as Paulie Walnuts in his own words: 'I was a pistol-packing guy'
Gennaro Anthony "Tony" Sirico's portrayal of the fictional character Paulie Walnuts from “The Sopranos” series was personal to him as he drew inspiration from a crime-laced youth and multiple... #pauliewalnuts #lawenforcement #sopranos #runins (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tony Sirico, ‘The Sopranos’ Actor, Dies at 79
Sirico portrayed "Paulie Walnuts" Gualtieri on the HBO series. #tonysirico #thesopranosactordies #hbo #gualtieri (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tony Sirico Was “Horrified” Over Early ‘Sopranos’ Script and Successfully Lobbied for Change
Steve Schirripa and Michael Imperioli once discussed an instance where the "Paulie Walnuts" actor had a huge problem with how his character was referenced. #steveschirripa #tonysirico #michaelimperioli #pauliewalnuts (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news