As the popularity of drugs such as Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic and Eli Lilly’s Mounjaro grow rapidly, patient testimonies have focused not only on the dramatic weight-loss effect but also on how quickly many seem to regain weight if they stop taking the injections. Investors can get excited by a product whose target market is so large (apparently more than 40 percent of American adults are obese) and the medicine must be taken indefinitely.
A WHO 2021 study found that more men die from overwork than women; most deaths are among workers who are middle-aged or older. Statistics in 2017 show that there were 5.7 male deaths per 100,000 hours worked, compared to only 0.6 female deaths per 100,000 hours.
Powerade is a sports drink created, manufactured, and marketed by The Coca-Cola Company. We learned about it from a consultant who was dealing with our sore back. Powerade did not cure our sore back, but we found it to be useful when we were exercising.
Soccer is a major sport in most countries, with some famous players. Unlike American football, where the players have protective suits, soccer doesn’t. And in American football, the players want to hold the ball. In soccer, the players (except the goalie) can’t touch with their hands. This makes it difficult to score, and the scores are low. We suggest that the soccer goal be enlarged so the scores are higher, making the game more interesting.
What are many bottlers and canners thinking? Of course, they need to have a seal that guarantees the contents will not spoil. But the buyer–even a strong man–needs to be able to open the container without injury. There are some gadgets that make the opening possible or easier.