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Ozempic warning: Doctors urge caution for those using diabetes drug for weight loss - Fox News

Doctors are warning against using Ozempic, a drug intended to treat Type 2 diabetes, for weight loss after some people sought out the drugs to help them shed a few pounds quickly.

Published At: 2022-12-08T08:41:42Z

Elizabeth Pritchett

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Flu vaccine appears to be a very good match to circulating strains, CDC says - KSL.com

This year's flu shot appears to be "a very good match" to the circulating strains, the CDC said Monday. However, flu vaccinations are lagging behind the pace of previous years, the CDC said.

Published At: 2022-12-08T04:03:39Z

Brenda Goodman, CNN

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Incredible Coincidence Discovered in Long-Lost Medieval Graveyard - ScienceAlert

In 2003, workers building a highway through a small township in Ireland chanced upon a long-lost medieval graveyard.

Published At: 2022-12-08T03:16:44Z

Carly Cassella

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I Had Oatmeal Every Day for a Week—Here's What Happened - msnNOW

Oatmeal is one of the healthiest foods to incorporate into your diet—especially, as one writer found out, after a holiday of heavy meals. The post I Had Oatmeal Every Day for a Week—Here’s What Happened appeared first on The Healthy.

Published At: 2022-12-08T02:32:38Z

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Kansas City-area hospitals warn they are overwhelmed - KMBC Kansas City

Long wait times reported in emergency rooms

Published At: 2022-12-08T02:01:00Z

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Nutritionists Share the One Veggie You Should Eat Every Day - Yahoo Life

Plus, the veggies you should eat in moderation.

Published At: 2022-12-08T02:01:00Z

Kaitlin Vogel

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U.S. Hospitals Overwhelmed By Covid, RSV And Flu - NBC News

Hospitals nationwide are once again at full capacity with a trifecta of illnesses: Covid, RSV and the flu. NBC News’ Tom Costello reports on the surge in vir...

Published At: 2022-12-08T00:33:08Z

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Face masks may return amid holiday 'tripledemic' of covid, flu and RSV - The Washington Post

Masks this time aren’t just about avoiding the coronavirus. The CDC director and other experts are advising masks to also protect against influenza and RSV.

Published At: 2022-12-08T00:07:50Z

Fenit Nirappil, Tara Parker-Pope

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How Trauma Changes the Brain - Neuroscience News

Researchers discover changes to the brain's salience network occur when a person experiences trauma.

Published At: 2022-12-07T23:56:01Z

Neuroscience News

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Statins lower risk of deadliest kind of stroke, study finds - CNN

Doctors know that drugs called statins lower a person's risk of a stroke due to a blood clot. But a new study shows that the inexpensive medications can also decrease the risk of a first stroke as a result of an intracerebral hemorrhage, the deadliest kind.

Published At: 2022-12-07T23:39:00Z

Jen Christensen

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Is dry cough COVID, RSV or flu? Here are the most common symptoms - San Francisco Chronicle

COVID-19, flu, and RSV cases are surging across the region, making it harder than ever to...

Published At: 2022-12-07T23:30:24Z

Aidin Vaziri

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Confirmed case of tuberculosis at Brandeis HS, possible contact case at Clark HS, NISD confirms - KSAT San Antonio

Northside ISD officials are alerting parents that a student at Brandeis High School has a confirmed case of tuberculosis and a student at Clark High School may have been exposed to the disease.

Published At: 2022-12-07T22:05:33Z

Julie Moreno

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Prostate Cancer Screening with PSA and MRI Followed by Targeted Biopsy Only | NEJM - nejm.org

Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Prostate Cancer Screening with PSA and MRI Followed by Targeted Biopsy Only

Published At: 2022-12-07T22:02:57Z

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Study shows junk food can lead to an elevated risk of allergies - Daily Mail

French researchers warned that billions of nanoparticles infants are exposed to could lead to allergies. The condition is surging among children, with cases doubling in a decade.

Published At: 2022-12-07T20:54:31Z

Luke Andrews

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Children In The UK Are Dying Of Invasive Strep A Infections. Here’s What To Know. - BuzzFeed News

It’s unclear how bad strep A cases are in the US, but doctors say they’re seeing more bacterial infections in kids who’ve also had viral infections.

Published At: 2022-12-07T19:29:59Z

Katie Camero

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Scarlet fever is soaring in UK after pandemic lull; invasive infections kill 8 - Ars Technica

Rise seen as another aftereffect of the pandemic disrupting disease transmission.

Published At: 2022-12-07T18:45:26Z

Beth Mole

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Are the Youngest Children in Class Overmedicated? - Neuroscience News

Younger children in a class are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than their older peers. The younger children have an 80% higher risk of being prescribed medications to control ADHD.

Published At: 2022-12-07T18:03:35Z

Neuroscience News

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Gut Bacteria Are Linked To Depression - Slashdot

Two studies published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications found a link between several types of bacteria in the gut and depressive symptoms. The first study, titled "Gut microbiome-wide association study of depressive symptoms," reports: Here we inv…

Published At: 2022-12-07T18:01:04Z

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Patients who come off Wegovy pile the pounds back on in MONTHS - Daily Mail

A Liverpool, England-based research team found that people who used Wegovy for weight loss would regain weight after dropping the drug, meaning it requires lifelong use.

Published At: 2022-12-07T17:25:09Z

Mansur Shaheen

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Genetic diversity fuels gene discovery for tobacco and alcohol use - Nature.com

A multi-ancestry meta-regression study analyses diverse genome-wide association studies and genome loci associated with tobacco and alcohol use.

Published At: 2022-12-07T16:01:45Z