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Good day, bad day: March 8, 2012
A new heart drug prevents racism, while a caffeine inhaler gets ripped by the FDA — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
The caffeine you can inhale gets scolded by the FDA.
The caffeine you can inhale gets scolded by the FDA.
Facebook/AeroShot Pure Energy

GOOD DAY FOR: 

Vegetarians
A new study shows that people who eat more vegetables boast skin with a noticeably "healthy glow." [NPR]

In-flight outsourcing
A new company called Nanny in the Clouds matches traveling parents with experienced babysitters aboard their flight. [TIME]

Helpful side effects
Researchers say a heart disease drug may help prevent racism. They explain the connection by noting that the drug reduces anxiety, and racism is, at least in part, fueled by fear. [Telegraph]

BAD DAY FOR: 

Truth in advertising
The FDA scolds the makers of AeroShot, supposedly a "caffeine inhaler," for false and misleading labeling. [UPI]

Abercombie and Fitch
A leaked email reveals that store employees are forced to do military-style exercises when they make mistakes. [Business Insider]

Moonlighting
A California middle school teacher is placed on leave after a student discovers that she was also working as a porn star. [Newser]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: March 7, 2012

 

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