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Woman warns not to try ‘dry scooping’ trend after she suffered heart attack

It seems every day there’s a wacky new challenge or craze gripping users on TikTok. Sometimes they’re harmless, like the recent McDonald’s chilli oil ice cream hack, but other times they go horribly wrong and leave people fighting for their life, as we saw with the ‘tongue piercing’ magnet trend, which left an 11-year-old boy… Read More »

An emerging treatment option for men with recurring prostate cancer after radiation therapy

Prostate cancer is often a multifocal disease, meaning that several tumors can be present in different parts of gland at the same time. Not all of these tumors are equally problematic, however. And it’s increasingly thought that the tumor with the most aggressive features — called the index lesion — dictates how a man’s cancer… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccine effective after only one dose for nursing home residents, CDC says

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is effective for nursing home residents even if they have only received one dose, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC looked at two nursing homes in Connecticut that had COVID-19 outbreaks after their first vaccination clinic. It examined residents who had been “partially vaccinated,”… Read More »