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Chernobyl’s mutant wolves developing resistance to cancer, study says

Wolves in Chernobyl’s radiation zone appear to have developed a resistance to cancer after being exposed to high levels of radiation in the wake of the nuclear disaster 35 years ago, according to a new study. Cara Love, an evolutionary biologist and ecotoxicologist at Princeton University, found that the wolves in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (CEZ) have altered immune systems “similar to cancer patients undergoing…

CDC concerned with spike in illnesses linked to some tianeptine products

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Thursday there has been a “cluster of illnesses” tied to products that contain the drug tianeptine.   The CDC said 20 cases regarding tianeptine use in 17 unique patients were reported in New Jersey between June 2023 and November 2023. The agency called it an “uncharacteristic spike” from the poison center’s baseline of two or fewer…

Connecticut Gov Lamont says state will be 1st to cancel medical debt for all eligible residents

Connecticut will cancel medical debt for all eligible residents, its governor announced on Friday, making it the first state to do so. Gov. Ned Lamont said during an appearance on “Good Morning America” that the state would erase medical debt for thousands of residents who qualify under a new initiative that intends to help lift people from an often tremendous financial burden. “This is not…

Robitussin cough syrups recalled due to ‘microbial contamination,’ maker says

Bottles of Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult and Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult are being recalled due to “microbial contamination,” maker Haleon announced via the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday. Use of the affected product could potentially result in “severe or life-threatening adverse events such as fungemia or disseminated fungal infection” in immunocompromised individuals, the public health agency said in a…

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