In 2019, Alicia Weber felt a pain in her side that she thought was just a stomach issue. She went to an ER and hours later learned she had ovarian cancer. Dr. Ajit Gubi said many women ignore pains that are symptoms of ovarian cancer and encouraged women to get checked. "Symptoms can mask anything. It can mask GI disturbances. So a little bit of abdominal pain, a little bit of abdominal bloating. You kind of push it aside going, oh, I've had that before. It'll go away," he said.
- 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 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.
- USA TODAY
The new bivalent COVID-19 boosters are available across the U.S. Here's where to go and when to get it.
- 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
- 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.
‘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.
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
- ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
During Fox NFL Sunday, Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw disclosed some important personal information. Within the past year, he has had two forms of cancer. Bradshaw said he was diagnosed in late 2021 with bladder cancer. He received treatment at the Yale University Medical Center, including surgery. “As of today, I am bladder cancer [more]
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The New York Times
The new, redesigned COVID booster, which protects against omicron and its extremely contagious subvariants, appears to have a visibility problem. Federal authorities authorized the shot at the end of August, but by mid- to late September, nearly half of adults had heard little or nothing about it, according to a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation, based on the latest of its monthly surveys about attitudes toward the COVID vaccines. That could have troubling implications. The Biden administra
- HuffPost Life
Less than 1% of men get breast cancer. Here's what Peter Botros wants everyone to take away from his experience.
- 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.
The longtime broadcaster addressed why he struggled with his breath and speech patterns during last Sunday’s broadcast of the Emmy award-winning show.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
See the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest map of community levels by Kentucky county, along with the latest information about new cases in Fayette County.
- The Telegraph
For those of us who have trouble sleeping, the past month has brought two new scientific studies to keep us awake at night. First, there was a paper presented at the European Society of Cardiology sharing the news that seven in 10 heart attacks or strokes experienced by those over 50 could be prevented if everyone got “a decent night’s sleep”. The best scores in cardiac health were achieved by those who slept seven or eight hours a night.
- Good Morning America
Jillian Hughes, 33, of Washington, D.C., said she dealt with symptoms of anxiety for more than a decade before getting a diagnosis of and treatment for anxiety disorder in her 20s. Lanee Higgins, of Baltimore, remembers being labeled a "worrier" as a child, a label she said stuck with her all the way through this year, when, as a 30-year-old, she was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, a condition that "involves a persistent feeling of anxiety or dread that interferes with how you live your life," according to the National Institute of Mental Health. In California, Debbie Paperman, who is in her 40s, said she struggled with anxiety for at least two decades before being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.