Popular Weight Loss Plans Court Controversy With Obesity Meds

April 21, 2023 — First, celebrities sparked controversy after reports claimed they were using the diabetes medication Ozempic, taking the hunger-taming injection off-label and potentially jeopardizing the supply for those with diabetes. Now, some commercial weight loss programs that have long advocated a laser focus on diet, exercise, and More...

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Friday, April 21st, 2023

Maker of Opioid Overdose Drug Aiming for $50 OTC Price

April 21, 2023 — Emergent BioSolutions says it hopes the cost of its over-the-counter nasal spray Narcan – an opioid overdose reversal medicine – will be less than $50 for one carton of two 4-milligram More...

Friday, April 21st, 2023

Rethinking the Goal of 10,000 Steps a Day

April 21, 2023 – Brian Smith has always been an active guy. The 32-year-old editor from Santa Fe, NM , enjoys hiking, mountain biking, skiing – anything outdoors, and you can probably count him in. But More...

Friday, April 21st, 2023

Pandemic Saw Rise in Mistrust of Childhood Vaccines Worldwide

By Cara Murez  HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 21, 2023 (HealthDay News) — While overall support for childhood vaccines remains strong, a new UNICEF report documents a significant decline in the public’s More...

Friday, April 21st, 2023

Rate of U.S. Kids Attempting Suicide by Overdose Rose During Pandemic

By Cara Murez  HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 21, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The number of kids who attempted suicide using over-the-counter or easily accessible medications is up sharply, a new study More...

Friday, April 21st, 2023

What a Doctor Wants You to Know

Whether you think you might have ulcerative colitis (UC), you’ve just been diagnosed, or you’ve lived with it for years, there’s a lot to learn about this condition. We spoke with Sarah Streett, MD, clinical More...

Friday, April 21st, 2023

Reasons Your Cough Is Not Improving

A chronic cough is one of the most common reasons for a doctor visit. Smoking can cause it. So can an allergy or infection, or a more serious condition. A lasting cough may be a sign of many things. Here’s More...

Friday, April 21st, 2023

Allulose: What to Know

What Is Allulose? Allulose is a rare sugar that naturally occurs in fruits like figs and raisins. “It’s about 70% as sweet as sugar,” says Anthony DiMarino, a registered dietitian with the Cleveland Clinic. More...

Friday, April 21st, 2023

Caring for a Loved One With C3 Glomerulopathy

Chances are your role as caregiver took shape even before your loved one with complement 3 (C3) glomerulopathy knew exactly what they were dealing with. The first symptoms of this condition – blood and protein More...

Friday, April 21st, 2023

Your Mental and Kidney Health

IgA nephropathy can raise some big questions. Will your symptoms be so mild you hardly notice a change in daily life? Will you need dialysis one day? Should you prepare for a kidney transplant 10 or 20 years More...