FDA-approved prescription Ozempic, which is meant to treat people with diabetes, is now being prescribed off-label for weight loss. NBC News’ Hallie Jackson reports on how social media is contributing to the shortage of the drug for those who really need it.
- Miami Herald
Bottles of medication designed to keep blood pressure down contained medication designed to help prevent strokes and blood clots in people with heart conditions, causing a recall of one lot of each.
The popular sleep aid can have side effects.
Terry Bradshaw, a Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and one of the co-hosts on Fox NFL Sunday, revealed Sunday on air that he has battled cancer twice in the last year. Bradshaw had an incident during the pregame show last week and addressed them on Sunday’s episode before the rest of the schedule kicked off. “Last week on […]
Food Stamp Eligibility To Expand as White House Nutrition Conference Announces New National Strategy
The White House held the Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health -- the first such conference in 50 years -- on Sept. 28 to address hunger and diet-related diseases. The event comes amid a U.S....
The stock market is often a game in reverse psychology. That is, when the mood gets too euphoric, it’s often a sign it is time to sell. Likewise, when sentiment hits the skids, that could be the ultimate signal the time is right to load up the truck. And on that subject, J.P. Morgan’s Marko Kolanovic thinks we are at – or at least near – the bottom. The firm’s global market strategist believes the Fed’s hawkish stance has left stocks “very oversold,” and while inflation remains persistently high
- LA Times
As officials in California and beyond try to assess how severe a fall-and-winter coronavirus wave may be, one key factor is the growth of several new subvariants now emerging.
Each woman has different characteristics that may influence the type of screenings most suitable for their breast type.
- The Daily Beast
Lydia Zuraw/KHNBy Jay HancockI woke up in a strange bedroom with 24 electrodes glued all over my body and a plastic mask attached to a hose covering my face.The lab technician who watched me all night via video feed told me that I had “wicked sleep apnea” and that it was “central sleep apnea”—a type that originates in the brain and fails to tell the muscles to inhale.As a journalist—and one terrified by the diagnosis—I set out to do my own research. After a few weeks of sleuthing and interviewin
- The Columbus Dispatch
Progressive itching that intensifies over a few weeks, accompanied by a yellowing of the eyes and skin, can be a sign of pancreatic cancer.
- Erie Times News
Though most people make full recoveries from these respiratory viruses, it's important to get tested and know which virus is making you ill.
- Motley Fool
While largely a bill intended to combat climate change, the Inflation Reduction Act instituted several big changes for Medicare.
- LA Times
One man's death may not have been preventable, but understanding what led to it offers hope for others.
‘There’s no way that patients are going to be able to afford that.’ Why aren’t new drugs that can help you lose weight more widely used?
In clinical trials, Novo Nordisk’s (DK:NOVO) Wegovy helped adults lose about 15% of their body weight. Eli Lilly’s (LLY) tirzepatide, meanwhile, is still in clinical trials, but data from a Phase 3 trial showed that people taking the drug lost up to 22% of their body weight. “I was prescribing Wegovy almost as fast as I could,” said Elizabeth Fryoux, a physician who practices obesity medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Wastewater monitoring is the 'public health dream' that helped fight COVID. But it also raises big ethical questions
Wastewater surveillance has provided many benefits during the COVID pandemic. But the same technology could threaten personal freedom.
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti on Sunday said at least seven people have died of cholera in a surprise return of the disease that comes as the nation is paralyzed by a gang blockade that has triggered shortages of fuel and clean drinking water. The disease killed some 10,000 people through a 2010 outbreak that has been blamed on a United Nations peacekeeping force. The Pan American Health Organization in 2020 said Haiti had gone a year with no confirmed cholera cases.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Consumers 18 and older with mild to moderate hearing loss will be able to buy hearing aids directly from stores or online retailers.
- Good Housekeeping
Learn more about biphasic sleep, including the history of it and the potential benefits and risks.
- Yahoo Finance
America’s health care system is not enough, even for those able to obtain health insurance through their employer.
They’re more effective—and almost as convenient.
- Idaho Statesman
A University of Idaho memo warning staffers not to refer students to abortion or birth control providers has placed the school at the center of a debate over First Amendment rights and access to reproductive health care.