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9/11 Workers May Be at Higher Cancer Risk

People who worked at ground zero after the World Trade Center attack in 2001 have higher rates of cancer than the general population, a new study has found. Since 2002, researchers have followed 28,729 people who worked on the debris pile or at the site immediately after the 9/11 attack. Average time working at the… Read More »

FDA Approves Ozempic (semaglutide) for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes and Known Heart Disease

Print this page PLAINSBORO, N.J., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Novo Nordisk today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Ozempic (semaglutide) injection 0.5 mg or 1 mg to reduce the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) such as heart attack, stroke, or death in adults… Read More »