Health weekend roundup: Bird flu, stroke risks, a mother’s heartbreak and more

CDC issues warning regarding bird flu incident Fox News medical contributor Dr. Mark Siegel talks about what you need to know about bird flu and why it’s important not to look directly at the eclipse without proper glasses. Fox News Digital publishes health stories throughout the week to keep you informed on a variety of […]

Mets’ Francisco Lindor slowly regaining lefty batting stroke

SAN FRANCISCO — Francisco Lindor is starting to understand left-handed batting. The switch-hitting Mets shortstop was a weak left-handed hitter for the first three weeks of the season, but had something of a breakout over the weekend, going 5-for-9 (.555 batting average) and hitting a home run. . At-bat against the Dodgers. Before that surge, […]

Weight-loss drug Wegovy approved by FDA to cut heart attack, stroke risk

Wegoby, the popular weight loss drug that has helped millions of Americans lose weight, can now be used to reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other serious cardiovascular disease in overweight or obese patients. I did. Federal regulators announced Friday.. The Food and Drug Administration has approved label changes requested by drug company […]

Fentanyl overdose, stroke blamed for 2 of 4 recent deaths at troubled WI prison

Two of the four inmates known to have died at Waupun Correctional Facility since June died of drug overdoses and strokes, the coroner announced Wednesday. Tyshun Lemons, 30, was found dead in the jail on October 2nd, and Cameron Williams, 24, was found dead in the jail on October 30th. Dodge County Coroner PJ Schoebel […]

Microscopic plastics could raise risk of stroke and heart attack, study says | Environment

Doctors have warned of the potentially life-threatening effects of plastic pollution, finding that people whose blood vessels were contaminated with microscopic plastics had a significantly increased risk of stroke, heart attack and premature death. Researchers in Naples examined fatty plaques removed from the blood vessels of patients with arterial disease and found that more than […]

Ex-Met Lenny Dykstra surrounded by ‘hot nurses’ in stroke recovery

The man who broke the news about Lenny Dykstra’s stroke provided another update on his recovery. “He’s doing very well. He should be transferred to a rehab facility soon for treatment. There were a lot of hot nurses around him. He’s doing well,” the man said – Pajamas from — in an update posted […]

Former Mets, Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra suffers stroke

Mets great Lenny Dykstra has suffered a stroke and is hospitalized in Los Angeles, sources confirmed to the Post. News of Dykstra’s health issues first surfaced on social media when Dolan’s Bar, a business in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, announced that Dykstra had suffered a “mild stroke” and that the former MLB player’s family was surrounding […]