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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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Navigating Wegovy: Understanding and Managing Side Effects
Wegovy (semaglutide) has emerged as a powerful tool for weight management. While it boasts impressive results, it's crucial to be aware of potential side effects before starting treatment.Common Gastrointestinal Effects:Wegovy most frequently impacts the digestive system. These effects, though unpleasant, are usually temporary and manageable. Here's a breakdown of the most common ones:Nausea and...[ Read More... ]
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Trader Joe's salads contaminated with bacteria, cause listeriosis
The USDA has issued a public health alert for bacteria contaminated Trader Joe's salads, labeled "TRADER JOE'S Broccoli Slaw & Kale Salad with White Chicken Meat", in 9.3-ounce plastic containers.  The ready-to-eat (so no rinsing) salads were shipped to Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah Trader Joe's stores, and had "Use by" dates of Oct. 10, 11, 12, and 13. ...[ 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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Lauren, Larry, and baby Hailey
Very informative article co-published by ProPublica and NPR, "The Last Person You’d Expect to Die in Childbirth":The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world, and 60 percent are preventable. The death of Lauren Bloomstein, a neonatal nurse, in the hospital where she worked illustrates a profound disparity: The health care system focuses on babies but often...[ Read More... ]
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Temporary blindness from one-eye smartphone viewing in dark
An article was published in "The New England Journal of Medicine" describing how you can get temporary vision loss, as found when getting the case history of a 22-year-old woman and 40-year-old woman.  The cause was pretty simple: lying down in bed on your side in the dark, looking at a smartphone, but only with one eye as the other eye is blocked by your pillow - when going back to using...[ Read More... ]
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High school wrestler Blake Flovin contracts herpes from wrestling match
San Jose High School wrestler Blake Flovin says he contracted herpes gladiatorum, caused by the herpes virus, during a match.  He wants this weekend's state tournament postponed until after an incubation period is over to protect other students, as he may have exposed students during practice."Either they need to be stopped from wrestling or the state tournament needs to be postponed. Just...[ Read More... ]
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Lori Jones post surgery causes belly button loss
45-year-old Lori Jones saved up to get rid of her "baby pooch" after having C-sections to "bring sexy back" and wear a 2-piece bathing suit - but the umbilical hernia removal and tummy tuck surgery results in her losing her belly button.  Jones said she did her research, had several consultations, and chose Houston surgeon Dr. Younan Nowzardan - known for performing gastric bypass...[ Read More... ]
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Heartburn drugs: Nexium, Prevacid, Prilosec
On ABC news and other media there is talk about a new study published in the Journal of America Medical Association Neurology that claims that heartburn drugs are linked to dimentia.  The study focused on proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) drugs such as Prevacid, Nexium, and Prilosec, that work by lowering the amount of acid produced by the stomach.German researchers examined the...[ Read More... ]
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