(NEW YORK) -- In recent years, Ozempic and other similar drugs, called GLP-1 agonists, have grown in popularity for weight loss. However, doctors are now cautioning people against taking these medications before undergoing surgery or a procedure that requires them to be sedated.The American Society... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Most women with average risk should start screening for breast cancer at age 40, and they should get screened every other year through age 74, according to new draft guidance Tuesday from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federally appointed... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- From soy to macadamia, a variety of plant-based milk alternatives have begun filling shelves in recent years.Now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has caught up with the trend, issuing new guidance for plant-based labels.On Wednesday, the FDA shared its proposed draft... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Adidas on Wednesday lowered its profit projections for the full year, saying its break-up with Yeezy is expected to affect its bottom line during the important holiday shopping season.Investors and shoe enthusiasts had been expected to closely watch the Adidas earnings... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Citing concerns about the lingering and sometimes debilitating long-term impacts of COVID-19 on the body -- and observed inequities amongst minority patients suffering disproportionately from the virus -- medical experts on “long COVID” issued the first guidance of its kind to diagnose... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- A scathing review of how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention handled COVID-19 has found that its approach toward the pandemic failed to meet the moment of crisis, and offered a series of changes intended to revamp the agency and make... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- By spring of 2021, Rashelle Chase-Miller knew she’d have to make some hard decisions.Schools in Portland, Oregon -- including her son Leo’s charter -- were reopening in-person. But Chase-Miller, herself born and raised in the City of Roses, had reservations. For... Read More.
(ORLANDO) -- The Florida Department of Health has released new guidance reaffirming its stance against gender-affirming care for transgender youth, following similar efforts by several other Republican-led states across the country.The agency slammed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which recently stated... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Throughout the pandemic, several professional and collegiate sports leagues cancelled major events and seasons, in part to slow the spread of COVID-19, but also due to alarming reports of athletes developing a syndrome called myocarditis -- inflammation of the heart muscle... Read More.
Skagit County residents affected by recent flooding can begin to dispose of debris on Saturday, November 20th, at the Skagit County Recycling and Transfer Station, located at 14104 Ovenell Road in Mount Vernon. The site operates Monday through Sunday from 8:30 am to 6:00... Read More.