Lifestyle news & tips: Entertainment, Health, Money, Food, Tech - WSMV Channel 4

Netflix renews Friends from College for season 2

Friends from College, Netflix's comedy about a tight-knit group of Harvard alumni whose lives remain hopelessly entangled more than 15 years after they've graduated, has been renewed for a second season

More>>

More News

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dead at 91

Comedic actor Jerry Lewis, known best for his work in The Nutty Professor and for his screen collaborations with Dean Martin, has died at the age of 91.

More>>

Are depressed teens prone to violence?

Teens with depression might be more likely to commit violent crimes, a new study suggests.

More>>

Know your Taxpayer Bill of Rights

Every taxpayer has a set of fundamental rights and the IRS has an obligation to protect them

More>>

'Cuphead' producer talks about how the team created the game's incredible art

The game offers a “simple” mode, but even that kept us squarely on our toes.

More>>

'Game of Thrones' Power Rankings: S7E6, 'Beyond the Wall'

Who is winning and losing in the Game of Thrones? Keep up with the shifting tides with our weekly power rankings. This week, Jon's party tries to survive the North, and the Night King gets a new pet

More>>

A shot of caffeine may speed wake-up after anesthesia

Caffeine may help patients wake up more quickly after general anesthesia, an animal study suggests.

More>>

Get ready, safely, for the great American eclipse

One of the biggest celestial events of a lifetime -- a total solar eclipse -- is heading towards millions of Americans on Monday.

More>>

The Leftovers' Justin Theroux joins Emma Stone, Jonah Hill's Netflix series Maniac

Justin Theroux has lined up his next gig, and it's a good one.

More>>

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Larry channels Batman in new trailer

Larry David is coming back to tickle your cringey bone when Curb Your Enthusiasm returns for Season 9. Well, maybe. He needs to get out of bed first.

More>>

Amazon's Galaxy Quest series is back on

There's a scene early on in Galaxy Quest -- the greatest space comedy of all time (Spaceballs is close, though) -- where Alan Rickman's theatrical actor character is threatening to leave a sci-fi convention...

More>>

FDA may limit 'risk info' in direct-to-consumer TV drug ads

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may shorten the list of caveats for drugs you see advertised on television.

More>>

Moving expenses may be deductible

Taxpayers may be able to deduct certain expenses of moving to a new home because they started or changed job locations

More>>

6 things debt collectors may not want you to know

What to do when a collections agency starts calling

More>>

Writer for 'Gremlins 3' says script is finished, hints at Gizmo's fate

The third Gremlins film has been a long-gestating affair and it's good to hear it's finally coming closer to filming.

More>>

'Weekend warriors' tend to wear white collars

Wealthier Americans are more likely than others to be sedentary for much of the week and then turn into active "weekend warriors" on Saturdays and Sundays, researchers report.

More>>

Mitsubishi has big plans for the Total Solar Eclipse, and with good reason

Here's one more way to see the upcoming total solar eclipse, because a little cross-promotion never hurt anyone.

More>>

The best way to watch a Solar Eclipse, According to a 1984 participant

Watching a solar eclipse is a hyper-intense three-minute experience.

More>>

Zika may not last in semen as long as thought

Zika virus might not remain in the semen of some infected men as long as previously thought, a small study suggests.

More>>

Here's what's coming to (and leaving) Hulu in September 2017

The dream of the '90s is alive on Hulu, as the streaming service burrows into your nostalgia for some great new (but old) offerings this September.

More>>

The great American Eclipse: How small business can profit from a big event

The eclipse is a demonstration of how a natural event -- the Great American Eclipse -- can become a textbook exercise in entrepreneurial ingenuity.

More>>

'Herd immunity' may be curbing U.S. Zika numbers

The number of Zika infections has dropped dramatically in Florida this summer, and scientists say herd immunity may be the reason why.

More>>

More of Jason Bateman's Ozark is headed your way

After luring TV hitmaker Shonda Rhimes from ABC, Netflix continues to have a very productive week. The streaming service has renewed Jason Bateman's Ozark for a 10-episode Season 2, Deadline reports.

More>>

Powerful new cholesterol med won't harm memory, easing concerns

Despite some early concerns, a new study suggests the powerful cholesterol drugs known as PCSK9 inhibitors may not cause memory problems or other mental symptoms.

More>>

Don’t take the bait, step 6: watch out for the W-2 email scam

The W-2 scam – called a business email compromise or BEC – is one of the most dangerous phishing email schemes trending nationwide from a tax administration perspective

More>>

Newly leaked photos hint at an Apple TV with a 60-inch OLED screen

Years of rumors have failed to result in an actual Apple television. Now, newly leaked photos indicate once again it may actually be in the works.

More>>

Tom Cruise's on-set injury forces long 'Mission: Impossible 6' production delay

Tom Cruise's ankle injury and a subsequent production hiatus for Mission: Impossible 6 will not impact the film's scheduled release date.

More>>

Eliminating Obamacare subsidies would up premiums by 20 percent: CBO

Americans covered under the Affordable Care Act could see their premiums jump 20 percent if President Donald Trump follows through on a promise to cut federal subsidies to insurance companies.

More>>

Heart risks may rise after cancer diagnosis

As if people newly diagnosed with cancer don't have enough to worry about, a new study suggests the diagnosis may put their hearts at risk, too.

More>>

Be alert to scammers who pose as the IRS

Taxpayers need to be cautious of phone calls or automated messages from scammers who claim to be from the IRS

More>>

Louis C.K. made a movie without telling anyone, and it's almost here

Louis C.K. is one of the most popular comedians of all time, and I Love You, Daddy will be his first feature film since 2001's Pootie Tang.

More>>

Ticket prices too high? MoviePass gets you into theaters for $10 a month

For avid moviegoers, this offer could turn out to be the deal of a lifetime.

More>>

WWE icon Ric Flair has been hospitalized

Loved ones of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair are asking for your thoughts and prayers.

More>>

Skeletons give clues to Americans' rising arthritis rates

Rates of knee osteoarthritis have doubled in the United States since the 1940s, but it's not just because Americans are living longer and weigh more, a new study suggests.

More>>

Game of Thrones producer Bryan Cogman quits Twitter

Game of Thrones writer and producer Bryan Cogman has pulled the plug on his popular Twitter feed.

More>>

IRS reminds truckers: for most, Highway use tax return is due Aug. 31; E-file is a convenient filing option

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that, in most cases, their next federal highway use tax return is due Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

More>>

Fan-edited 'Empire Strikes Back' video adds new shots, effects to the original

Star Wars superfans have spent years making an improved version of The Empire Strikes Back, using brand-new shots and practical effects to fill what they perceive are holes in the original.

More>>

A stuntwoman dies in motorcycle accident on the 'Deadpool 2' set

This incident is a sobering reminder that people risk their lives on film sets across America every day.

More>>

'Fat but fit' a myth?

No amount of extra weight is good for your heart, no matter how fit you are by other measures, new British research shows.

More>>

Here's when that Jersey Shore reunion will air

It's time to get crazy, get wild one more time. We now have a premiere date for that much-anticipated Jersey Shore reunion.

More>>

Pot compound alters levels of seizure drug in epilepsy patients

Scientists experimenting with the marijuana compound cannabidiol as an epilepsy treatment must evaluate any interactions with other anti-seizure drugs patients are taking, researchers report.

More>>

Starting a business this summer? Here’s five tax tips

If summer plans include starting a business, be sure to visit IRS.gov

More>>

'Justice League' reshoots rumored to change cliffhanger ending

If you're worried about the dark tone of the film and the DCEU thus far, these supposed changes could lighten things up a bit.

More>>

Calming those back-to-school jitters

Many children look forward to heading back to school, but an expert in child psychology notes that the new school year can cause anxiety for some kids.

More>>

Back-to-school means getting smart about credit and debt

Take this quiz before you take action on debt

More>>

Why does Vietnam have a mid-day siesta? I blame the bun cha

The Hanoi specialty of fatty pork with noodles and a funky-sweet broth is best paired with an afternoon nap

More>>

Therapy for kids with autism pays off for moms, dads

Behavioral therapy for children with autism also benefits their parents, a new study finds.

More>>

Who will be the last Jedi? Everything we know about 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Luke is not alone: New alien races will debut in 'Star Wars -- The Last Jedi'

More>>

Kidney disease may boost risk of abnormal heartbeat

People with failing kidneys are at increased risk of developing a life-threatening abnormal heart rhythm, a new report suggests.

More>>

Netflix picks up two thriller series from Fauda creators

Netflix announced Thursday that it has ordered one action drama series from the creators of the Israeli political thriller Fauda

More>>

Cancer takes financial toll, even with insurance

Many cancer patients in the United States are shocked by their out-of-pocket costs for care -- with some spending one-third of their income on treatment, a new study finds.

More>>

IRS offers self-help tax tools

Want to know how to file a tax return for free or the fastest way to check on a refund?

More>>

Riz Ahmed could be playing Carnage opposite Tom Hardy's Venom

After the casting of Tom Hardy as Venom, we were already excited about the 2018 movie. Now that Riz Ahmed is attached, we're drooling with anticipation.

More>>

Aaron Eckhart joins Matthew Weiner's The Romanoffs

Aaron Eckhart is the latest to join Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner's upcoming Amazon series, The Romanoffs,

More>>

Number of Americans with epilepsy at record level

More Americans than ever are living with epilepsy, federal health officials reported Thursday.

More>>

Steep price hikes led to drop in use of 2 heart drugs at U.S. hospitals

After steep price hikes, use of two common heart medications declined significantly in U.S. hospitals, a new study shows.

More>>

RuPaul dramedy finds home at Hulu

Ever find yourself wishing you could watch a biopic of RuPaul's rise from club kid to drag queen to Hollywood icon? You might be in luck!

More>>

Disney will stop supplying Netflix by 2019

Bad news for the enormous Venn diagram of people who watch Disney movies and subscribe to Netflix: Disney is going to stop supplying its movies to the streaming platform and launch its own streaming service by 2019

More>>

Alcohol use, abuse on the rise in U.S.

Rates of drinking and alcohol abuse are increasing in the United States, especially among certain groups of people, a new study suggests.

More>>

IRS begins issuing notices to taxpayers whose ITINs expire by end of 2017

The Internal Revenue Service began mailing letters this month to more than 1 million taxpayers with expiring Individual Taxpayer ‎Identification Numbers and urges recipients to renew them as quickly as possible to avoid tax refund and processing delays.

More>>

Chris Pratt's 'Cowboy Ninja Viking' set to premiere in summer 2019

If you love seeing Chris Pratt starring in action roles, get ready for another film based on an existing franchise in two years.

More>>

Netflix acquires the rights to the Coen Brothers' upcoming Western TV series

If there are any filmmakers more suited to Westerns than the Coen brothers, we haven't come across them. Netflix and the acclaimed writing/directing duo are joining forces on a six-episode TV series.

More>>

Deaths from colon cancer up among younger white Americans

Colon cancer is claiming the lives of more younger, white Americans, a troubling new report shows.

More>>

Showtime sets premiere dates for Shameless and more

Showtime has set the premiere dates for its fall comedies.

More>>

Don’t take the bait, step 5: prevent remote access takeover attacks

The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today reminded tax professionals that their entire digital network could be at risk for remote takeover by cybercriminals.

More>>

Experienced on-screen demon slayer Milla Jovovich will play 'Hellboy' villain

If Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy movies were a bit tame, Neil Marshall's reboot is shaping up to be the exact opposite. 'Resident Evil' star Milla Jovovich has signed on as the villain in the rated-R project.

More>>

David Letterman steps out from behind the desk for a new talk show on Netflix

Two years after retiring from the iconic Late Show With David Letterman, the acclaimed talk show host will return for an untitled six-episode series.

More>>

U.S. opioid crisis continues to worsen

Drug overdose deaths continue to climb in the United States, despite efforts to combat the nation's ongoing opioid addiction crisis, a new federal report states.

More>>

Can video game playing cost you gray matter?

A new study suggests -- but doesn't prove -- that certain players of action video games may lose gray matter in a part of the brain that's linked to mental illness.

More>>

Game of Thrones recap: did we just lose another major character?

Let's be honest with ourselves -- Jaime Lannister didn't actually die on this week's Game of Thrones. There's just no way, which made that cliffhanger a lot less gasp-worthy than normal. The rest of the episode, on the other hand? Totally gasp-worthy.

More>>

Blood pressure fluctuations tied to dementia risk in study

If your blood pressure varies from day-to-day, you may be at higher risk for dementia or Alzheimer's disease, new research from Japan suggests.

More>>

Eight tips to protect taxpayers from identity theft

The IRS continues to work hard to stop identity theft with a strategy of prevention, detection and victim assistance. 

More>>

Hackers raise the heat in HBO blackmail attempt by leaking executive's emails

As more Game of Thrones information leaks onto the web, future episodes of the series could be spoiled for fans.

More>>

Everything we know about the 'Deadpool' sequel

Ryan Reynolds tweets first official photos of Josh Brolin as Cable

More>>

What diabetics need to know about over-the-counter meds

It can be tough for people with diabetes to choose appropriate over-the-counter medicines for a cold, cough or headache, a pharmacist explains.

More>>

Study links moderate drinking to reduced risk of dementia

Moderate drinking may be associated with a reduced risk of dementia in seniors, a new study suggests.

More>>

Security summit alert: tax pros warned of new scam to steal their passwords

The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today warned tax professionals to be alert to a new phishing email scam impersonating tax software providers and attempting to steal usernames and passwords.

More>>

Wonder Woman making an appearance in 'Flashpoint'

If you're a fan of Gal Gadot and a big fan of the DC comics world, you'll be thrilled to know that Wonder Woman will be showing up alongside the Flash in Flashpoint.

More>>

Tyra Banks is in talks with Lindsay Lohan about Life Size 2

The early 2000s was a weird time for TV and movies, but those years did crank out a few masterpieces. Life Size, starring Tyra Banks and Lindsay Lohan, was definitely one of them.

More>>

Helpful tips to know about gambling winnings and losses

Taxpayers must report all gambling winnings as income. They must be able to itemize deductions to claim any gambling losses on their tax return.

More>>

Yoga may help ease depression

If you've ever taken a yoga class, you probably know that it can help relax your body and your mind. Now, several new studies suggest that practicing yoga may also ease depression.

More>>

Netflix renews Anne With an E for Season 2

Anne With an E, Netflix's Anne of Green Gables reboot that polarized fans this spring with its unexpectedy dark tone, will return for a second season consisting of ten episodes in 2018.

More>>

‘Wonder scribe' Jack Thorne is brought on to help write 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

It's Star Wars -- every disturbance in the force is worth investigating.

More>>

‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan' headed back to theaters for 35th anniversary

A milestone anniversary gives Trekkies a rare chance to see the iconic film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan on the big screen.

More>>

Addiction drug underused by primary care docs in U.S.

Many doctors aren't making full use of a medication that can wean people off addiction to heroin and prescription painkillers, according to results of a new survey.

More>>

Vin Diesel's production company is rebooting Miami Vice

Is Miami Vice staging a comeback? It looks to be so.

More>>

Novel procedure improves kidney transplant success

A new treatment might open the door for more patients with advanced kidney disease to get a transplant, a preliminary study suggests.

More>>

How does the IRS contact taxpayers?

When the IRS needs to contact a taxpayer, the first contact is normally by letter delivered by the U.S. Postal Service.

More>>

How 'Mario Kart' inspired 'Mario + Rabbids,' right down to Luigi's death stare

Our game is predictable, but there is the same small chance of unpredictability that you have in Mario Kart

More>>

Turn your brain upside down with these 'Stranger Things' theories for season 2

Is it the master of the Demogorgon, whose behavior included attaching victims to tubes that filled them with larvae?

More>>

Geneticists repair mutation in human embryo

In a first-ever experiment, geneticists have successfully modified a human embryo to remove a mutation that causes a life-threatening heart condition.

More>>

Netflix's Mindhunter looks seriously killer

Get excited for Netflix's upcoming series 'Mindhunter' about FBI profilers who do the difficult task of getting into the psyche of serial killers

More>>

Breast-feeding lowers mom's breast cancer risk: study

Breast-feeding helps protect women against breast cancer, a new report finds.

More>>

Don’t take the bait, step 4: defend against ransomware

The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today warned tax professionals that ransomware attacks are on the rise worldwide as bad actors here and abroad infiltrate computer systems and hold sensitive data hostage

More>>

Transformers spinoff ‘Bumblebee’ to challenge 'Aquaman,' John Cena joins cast

The first spinoff from the wildly successful Transformers franchise, the Bumblebee movie is an '80s throwback that will serve as a prequel of sorts.

More>>

Rumored 'Suicide Squad 2' director to take a jungle cruise with The Rock instead

We wonder if the drama surrounding the first Suicide Squad tagged this as a toxic franchise for the movie industry's top talent.

More>>

Rich, well-educated get bigger bang for buck from Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet -- rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, olive oil, nuts and whole grains -- has long been hailed as a heart-healthy eating plan. But new research suggests its health benefits may be limited to the rich...

More>>

50 Cent threatens to walk away from Power in heated Instagram post

What would Power be without Kanan lurking in the shadows? If Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson follows through with his word, we may soon find out.

More>>

Climate change may trigger 60,000 more premature deaths by 2030

If nothing is done to address climate change, tens of thousands more early deaths may occur worldwide from exposure to air pollution in the coming decades, a new study contends.

More>>

Tips to keep in mind on income taxes and selling a home

Homeowners may qualify to exclude from their income all or part of any gain from the sale of their main home.

More>>

Grab your fedora: Here’s everything we know about 'Indiana Jones 5'

Everyone’s favorite swashbuckling archeologist is headed back to the big screen in the upcoming fifth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise.

More>>

Hackers steal and leak episodes from ‘Game of Thrones,' other HBO series

Avoiding spoilers just got much more difficult now that hackers have leaked the script for next week's 'Game of Thrones' episode online.

More>>

Doctors still overprescribing opioids in U.S.

More than one out of three average Americans used a prescription opioid painkiller in 2015, despite growing concerns these medicines are promoting widespread addiction and overdose deaths, a new federal study shows.

More>>

Generic eye drops for seniors could save millions of dollars a year

Prescribing generic drugs for seniors' eye problems could save the U.S. government hundreds of millions of dollars a year, a new study suggests.

More>>

Tips to keep in mind for taxpayers traveling for charity

During the summer, some taxpayers may travel because of their involvement with a qualified charity. These traveling taxpayers may be able to lower their taxes.

More>>

Pennywise the clown wreaks havoc in scary new 'It' trailer

The popular Stephen King story is coming to the silver screen to give you all the chills you can handle.

More>>

Gwendoline Christie praises ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi' for going 'deeper'

If you're a fan of The Empire Strikes Back, you'll be excited to hear about the tone of The Last Jedi. It looks like the characters will be more fleshed out this time around.

More>>

Warner Bros. makes it official with ‘Wonder Woman' sequel's release date

Fans of this year's biggest summer movie now know when the sequel will arrive in theaters.

More>>

FDA looks to reduce nicotine in cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will focus on reducing nicotine levels in cigarettes to make them less addictive, while also making other nicotine products -- including patches and gum -- safer, agency officials said...

More>>

Could a little alcohol lower your diabetes risk?

That glass of wine or pint of beer you enjoy with dinner every night might come with an added benefit -- a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, a new Danish study contends.

More>>

Treatment costs can be another blow to cancer patients

The emotional and physical costs of cancer can be staggering. But the financial side of cancer is also a great burden, with many patients in the United States struggling to pay for treatment, new research reveals.

More>>

Voice acting icon June Foray dead at 99

June Foray, called "the first lady of voice acting" for her talent and ubiquity, died Wednesday at her home in California, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She was 99.

More>>

How to get tax transcripts and copies of tax returns from the IRS

Taxpayers should keep copies of their tax returns for at least three years. Those who need a copy of their tax return should check with their software provider or tax preparer.

More>>

More e-cigarettes, fewer tobacco smokers?

More Americans are giving up cigarettes, and a new study suggests electronic cigarettes may be the reason why.

More>>

What to stream the weekend of July 28

We're nearing the end of the month which means it's a great to time get some binge-watching under your belt before a crop of new shows comes rolling in

More>>

Leonardo DiCaprio is rebooting The Right Stuff for TV

My good friend who won't return my calls for some reason Leonardo DiCaprio is doing what his other Hollywood pals are doing and worming his way into television.

More>>

Noninvasive brain test may pinpoint type of dementia

Distinguishing Alzheimer's disease from another common form of dementia may get easier using a new, noninvasive technique, researchers say.

More>>

Don’t take the bait, step 3: security summit safeguards help protect individuals; renew focus on curbing data breaches and business identity theft

The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry have made significant progress in the past two years against tax-related identity theft aimed at individuals but warned business identity theft is on the upswing.

More>>

Jon Stewart will return to the stage with two HBO stand-up specials

If you had Jon Stewart withdrawals after he quit The Daily Show, here is what you've been waiting for.

More>>

James Cameron is thinking about rebooting the Terminator franchise... again

Nobody knows sequels better than James Cameron. The Terminator franchise has floundered since Cameron's departure, but if anyone can resuscitate it, it's him.

More>>

HIV treatment protects uninfected partner from the virus

HIV treatment prevented transmission of the virus in gay couples when only one partner had the virus, a new study shows.

More>>

Drew Barrymore might eat a Happy Endings star in Santa Clarita Diet season 2

Happy Endings star Zach Knighton has joined Netflix's goriest dark comedy, Santa Clarita Diet, for Season 2, and if we're being honest, we're kind of hoping Drew Barrymore eats him.

More>>

IRS Office of Appeals pilots virtual service

The Internal Revenue Service Office of Appeals will soon pilot a new web-based virtual conference option for taxpayers and their representatives

More>>

The Simpsons’ creator is making an animated Netflix series, 'Disenchantment'

This will be the first animated series the foul-mouthed Broad City star will act in.

More>>

Everything we know about ‘The Batman’ movie so far

DC Comics’ Dark Knight has a long and successful history in films and television, and now he’s poised to return to the big screen in The Batman

More>>

Nearly all autopsied NFL players show trauma-linked brain disease

Ninety-nine percent of former NFL players who donated their brain to science turned out to have the devastating disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), according to a new report.

More>>

Many primary care docs may miss prediabetes

Most primary care doctors can't identify all 11 risk factors for prediabetes, a small new survey finds.

More>>

IRS summertime tax tip: check withholding now to avoid surprises at tax time

To prevent a tax-time surprise, the IRS offers a few tips

More>>

Here's what happened when Michael Phelps raced a Great White Shark

The moment of glory for #TeamShark!!! #PhelpsVsShark #SharkWeek pic.twitter.com/NWYp1CwiRa

More>>

Even a one-minute run might help a woman's bones

Just a minute or two of running every day could strengthen your bones, new research suggests.

More>>

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ director says up to 80 percent of the film was improvised

Whether Taika Waititi succeeds or fails with his first superhero film, he'll blaze a new trail in the process.

More>>

Here's why a soda with that burger is especially fattening

Combining a sugary soda with your burger or fried chicken can really prime your body to pack on more pounds, a new study suggests.

More>>

Making the most out of miscellaneous deductions

Miscellaneous deductions are tax breaks that generally don’t fit into a particular tax category

More>>

Affleck out as Batman? Warner Bros. may be eyeing a change soon

The future of one of the most beloved characters in all of film may be in for another change in direction.

More>>

Powered by Frankly
WSMV
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, WSMV; Nashville, TN. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.