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6 days agoChemotherapy drug shortages delay cancer treatment, force tough decisions for doctors and patients
3 hours agoFDA warns consumers to avoid off-brand versions of weight-loss drugs Ozempic and Wegovy - June 01, 2023
3 hours agoWHO ends global monkeypox emergency after 10 months -- The World Health Organization ended the global health emergency for mpox, the virus formerly known as monkeypox.
3 hours agoFDA advisory panel recommends nonprescription, over-the-counter birth control pill -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Wednesday recommended that a particular birth control pill, Opill, be sold over the counter.
1 day agoWomen now recommended to begin mammograms at 40, task force says -- All women are now encouraged to start screening for breast cancer at age 40, a U.S. task force said Tuesday, revising a past recommendation to begin regular mammograms at 50.
6 days ago21 THINGS THAT HAPPEN TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOU DON'T GET ENOUGH SLEEP -- A third of American adults say they sleep less than they should. Insufficient sleep has been linked to many major medical issues, including diabetes, heart problems and depression.
6 days agoAlarming outbreaks currently ongoing in the US -- According to a recent study by researchers at Princeton University published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in August 2021, extreme pandemics like COVID-19 will become more common and more intense in the near future. The researchers estimate the chance of someone born today will be experiencing a pandemic similar to COVID-19 in their lifetime at 38% - a figure that may double in coming decades.
27 days agoThe worst myths about boosting metabolism -- So much has been written about metabolism online that it's hard to separate fact from fiction. While it's true that metabolism is linked to weight, plenty can be done to influence how fast or slow it is. Many factors influence one's basal metabolic rate -- or how many calories a person burns a day at rest. They include age, if you stop being physically active, sex, and muscle mass.
28 days agoPfizer receives FDA approval for migraine nasal spray, claims pain relief in 15 minutes -- Approval hinged on late-stage study data, which showed Zavzpret was more effective than the placebo in most categories, including pain relief in 15 minutes.
29 days ago25 FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO DRANK THEMSELVES TO DEATH -- Drinking can make the good times even better and help get through the bad times, but as anyone who has ever had a splitting hangover knows, alcohol can be extremely hard on the body. Hangovers pass, but when alcohol is consumed at excessive levels regularly it can take a serious toll.
1 month agoFit & fab celebs over 40 -- These stars make 40 (and even 60!) look like the new 20. Check out who's been drinking from Hollywood's fountain of youth.
1 month agoCOVID hospitalizations among older Americans causing concern: 'Worry about your granny' -- COVID-related hospitalizations in the United States are up 30% over the last two weeks, with older patients accounting for many of those cases, the CDC says.
1 month agoPfizer, BioNTech ask FDA to approve omicron-targeting booster for kids ages 5-11 -- The 10-milligram booster dose is designed to combat the BA.4 and BA.5 strains of COVID-19 that currently cause the most cases of the deadly virus.
2 months agoFirst Lady Jill Biden tests negative for COVID-19 -- First Lady Jill Biden is out of isolation after testing negative twice from COVID-19, her office said Sunday.
2 months agoFirst Lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'mild' symptoms -- First Lady Jill Biden is isolating after a positive PCR test for COVID-19, her office announced Tuesday.
2 months agoCOVID cases up almost 18% worldwide as omicron variants run rampant -- While vaccinations have greatly cut down on hospitalizations and deaths, COVID cases are on the rise again around the world.
2 months agoSheryl Lee Ralph, Charlize Theron to be honored at Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS -- Sheryl Lee Ralph and Charlize Theron are being honored for their work with AIDS-related charities.
2 months agoSlow-motion meditation group to cross Brooklyn Bridge with music as guide -- A trek across one of New York City's most bustling bridges may not come to mind when considering meditation, but that's exactly what's happening Sunday.
2 months agoPfizer pledges $120M to produce oral COVID-19 treatment Paxlovid at Michigan factory -- Pfizer is sinking $120 million into a Michigan factory to drastically increase its production and supply of its oral COVID-19 treatment, the pharmaceutical company announced Monday.
2 months agoHepatitis A outbreak may be linked to organic strawberries: FDA -- Several U.S. and Canadian agencies are investigating whether two brands of organic strawberries may be to blame for a Hepatitis A outbreak that's so far his two states and our northern neighbor.
2 months agoPfizer says three doses of its vaccine provides 'strong' immunity against COVID for kids 6 months to 5 years old -- Three doses of a child-size Pfizer vaccine is not just safe but effective for children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years old, the company said Monday.
2 months agoEric Clapton catches COVID-19 after calling vaccine efforts a 'mass psychosis' -- Eric Clapton, who has railed against lockdowns and vaccines, has tested positive for COVID-19.
2 months agoRound 3 of free at-home COVID tests now available from Biden administration -- "As the highly transmissible subvariants of omicron drive a rise in cases in parts of the country, free and accessible tests will help slow the spread of the virus," the White House said in its announcement.
2 months agoCOVID-19 booster should be considered part of full vaccination: medical experts -- A rise in COVID cases, fueled by a slew of more-transmissible variants, is drawing attention to the importance of booster shots for avoiding severe illness and death.
2 months agoHollywood moms before & after birth -- Don't hate on them because they're famous. And rich. Hate on them because they look so darn good so soon after having kids.
2 months agoLyft, Uber end mask mandate for drivers, riders -- A day after a federal judge struck down a mask mandate on public transportation, Uber and Lyft are doing the same.
2 months agoModerna says redesigned COVID-19 vaccine booster may work better against variants -- Preliminary results from a trial of Moderna's updated COVID-19 booster shot show even more efficiency against variants, the pharmaceutical company announced Tuesday.
2 months agoWHO tracking 'a few dozen' cases of two new COVID-19 variants -- The World Health Organization is keeping an eye on two new strains of COVID-19 that have popped up around the world.
2 months agoCalifornia doctor pleads guilty to selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards -- A California naturopathic doctor confessed Wednesday to selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards to more than 200 patients and offering fake "immunization pellets" she claimed would protect against COVID.
2 months agoModerna to seek emergency authorization for COVID-19 vaccine use for kids under 6 -- Kids, prep those arms.
2 months agoFourth COVID shot will be 'necessary,' says Pfizer CEO -- COVID-19 shots could soon become an annual item on your to-do list.
2 months agoWashington man who injected people with fake COVID-19 vaccine sentenced -- A Washington man who peddled his fake COVID-19 vaccine across at least five states, selling injections for up to $1,000 each, was sentenced Tuesday.
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