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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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Store makeup tester samples revealed harmful bacteria, including E. Coli
A good reason not to try out makeup testers in the store: "You could literally be applying and smearing someone else's fecal matter directly onto your lips," dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe said. That's gross even if it's not on your lips.  And, "You can catch the herpes simplex virus from an inanimate object such as lipstick. In fact, that virus can survive on the surface of a lipstick tube...[ Read More... ]
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Bone treats may be deadly for dogs, FDA warns
From the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) and in the news this week:Illnesses reported to FDA by owners and veterinarians in dogs that have eaten bone treats have included:Gastrointestinal obstruction (blockage in the digestive tract)ChokingCuts and wounds in the mouth or on the tonsilsVomitingDiarrheaBleeding from the rectum, and/orDeath. Approximately fifteen dogs reportedly died after...[ Read More... ]
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E. Coli
A 3-year old boy has been hospitalized for E. Coli with severe intestimanl symptoms after swimming in at Lake Wildwood Beach in Nevada County.  Three other kids have also been treated for E. Coli.The health deparment closed down the beach after the water test results showed it had the high levels of fecal colforms - bacteria that can cause serious illness:“Real upset stomach,...[ Read More... ]
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