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The first official portrait of King Charles since his coronation has been unveiled, showcasing the monarch in a traditional pose with a modern twist. The portrait, painted by artist Nicky Philipps, features the King wearing a suit and tie instead of traditional royal regalia, reflecting his more modern approach to monarchy. The unveiling of the portrait has sparked discussion and praise for its contemporary representation of the King.

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2024/05/15/style/king-charles-first-portrait-since-coronation-unveiled/index.html

A study found that cannabis products sold in California may contain unhealthy levels of heavy metals, such as lead and cadmium, which can pose health risks to consumers. The researchers recommend stricter regulations and testing for heavy metals in cannabis products to protect public health. The study also highlights the need for more research on the potential health effects of long-term exposure to heavy metals from cannabis use.

Source: https://phys.org/news/2024-04-cannabis-papers-unhealthy-heavy-metals.html

Huawei’s new Pura 70 series smartphone is expected to pose a threat to iPhone sales in China, according to analysts. The phone boasts advanced features such as a 120Hz display and a 50-megapixel camera, making it a strong competitor in the Chinese market. However, it may face challenges in international markets due to ongoing US sanctions against Huawei.

Source: https://amp.scmp.com/tech/big-tech/article/3259655/huaweis-new-pura-70-series-smartphone-poses-threat-iphone-sales-china-say-analysts

A recent study has found that consuming venison from deer infected with Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) may pose a risk to human health. The study, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that monkeys who were fed CWD-infected venison developed the disease. While there have been no reported cases of humans contracting CWD from eating venison, experts are urging hunters to take precautions and have their deer tested before consuming the meat. This discovery has raised concerns about the potential impact on the hunting community and the need for continued research and education on CWD.

Read more at: https://www.outdoorlife.com/conservation/hunters-die-eating-cwd-venison/

A new study has found that plant-based fake meats, such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, may pose health risks to consumers. The study, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, found that these products contain high levels of potentially harmful chemicals, including advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). These chemicals have been linked to various health issues, including cancer and heart disease. The study suggests that more research is needed to fully understand the potential health risks associated with consuming these popular plant-based alternatives.

Read more at: https://nypost.com/2024/04/12/lifestyle/plant-based-fake-meats-can-cause-real-health-risks-study/