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Unraveling Ozempic: Lawsuits Cast Light on Potential Side Effects
Ozempic (semaglutide), a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, has become a popular medication for weight management and type 2 diabetes. While it boasts impressive results, recent legal developments have raised concerns about potential side effects. Here's a breakdown of the current Ozempic lawsuit situation:Lawsuit Allegations:Multiple lawsuits have been filed against Ozempic's...[ Read More... ]
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Dr. David Hawk saves elderly man with CPR
Good job for Dr. David Hawk, a foot doctor in Tennessee, who saved the life of an elderly man, coming in for toenail clipping, who suffered a heart attack:Tennessee Foot and Ankle Clinic, LENOIR CITYHe takes care of everything from ingrown toenails to ankle and foot surgeries, but a regular visit for one man almost became his last.“I was calling his name out yelling, ‘Come on!...[ Read More... ]
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Green LED lights reduced migraine pain 40-50 percent in study
Los Angeles study.  Dr. Mohab Ibrahim and Rajesh Khanna tested green LED lights and white LED lights on a small sample of people with chronic migraines.  Participants in the trial were asked to starte at the lights for 1-2 hours a day over a 10 week period.  The green lights proved to be succssful, reducing migraine pain 40 to 50 percent.Participant Debi Lesneski:"It was one...[ Read More... ]
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PET scans: healthy brain (top), Alzheimer's (bottom) - Red areas indicate tau deposits.
One single night of interrupted sleep increases brain proteins which are believed to cause Alzheimer's disease, researches reported in a study published in the journal Brain Monday.  Sleep helps the body clear away these compounds, amyloid and tau, while interrupting sleep may lead to a compound build-up."When people had their slow-wave sleep disrupted, their amyloid levels increased by...[ Read More... ]
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Contact lens mistakes that can lead to eye infections & possible permanent damage
It's advice that has been on the various doctor tv shows and made its rounds on the news before, and probably also mentioned to you by your eye doctor if you wear contact lenses.  It's on the news again via the U.S. CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and it's good to know if you wear contacts.  The CDC found that in the 1,000+ contact lens-related infections reported to a...[ Read More... ]
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Beach Warning: What To Do In Shallow Water To Avoid Potential For Severe Injuries
Shallow water seems the safer option both to avoid sharks/ other sea animals, and to avoid any problems with the ocean water/drowning.  But the sand isn't that soft sand that you may think you will fall on if a big wave comes in and knocks you's more like hard cement:As I researched this story I found out it's a repeated occurrence at beach destinations nationwide.Over a three-year...[ Read More... ]
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Medical error 3rd leading cause of death in US
New study published in the BMJ medical journals: researchers from John Hopkins University School of Medicine estimate deaths from medical errors in the US to be 251,454 each year - about 9.5 percent of all deaths annually in the United States. Data was taken from Medicare and 13 other hospitals.  This makes medical errors the third leading cause of a non-violent death in the U.S., ahead of...[ Read More... ]
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Doctors said she was brain dead, but the 14-year-old girl let them know she wasn't:KALAMAZOO, Mich --A 14-year-old girl was almost pronounced dead prematurely after being shot in a Kalamazoo, Michigan, Cracker Barrel parking lot.Lieutenant Dale Hinz with the Michigan State Police tells ABC he spoke with the parents of the 14-year-old shooting victim, who was initially reported dead early Sunday...[ Read More... ]
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