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Health weekend roundup includes service dogs, medical misinformation, amazing surgery and more key stories
June 30 2024, 08:00

Fox News Digital publishes an array of health pieces all week long to keep you in the know on key wellness topics: disease prevention, nutrition, medical research, health care and more. We also share personal stories of people and families overcoming great health obstacles.

Check out some of the top stories of the week in Health that you may have missed or have been meaning to check out. 

These are just a few of what's new. There are many more to see at Fox News Health.


Without further ado, dive right into these eight stories. 

Channing Seideman, 30 — who has lived with daily seizures since childhood — revealed that her life has been changed by her dedicated service dog, Bishop. "In addition to bringing peace of mind, the dogs make epilepsy approachable to the public," she said. Click here to get the story.

Dr. Robert Lufkin, a California physician, said he "woke up" to flaws in the medical system when he himself was diagnosed with four chronic diseases. He shares what he believes are the 10 biggest lies told to patients. Click here to get the story.

In a Finland study, a new breathing device showed promising results in reducing symptoms of sleep apnea, according to researchers. The device, called WellO2, uses resistance training to strengthen throat muscles and steam breathing to humidify airways. Click here to get the story.

An experimental drug is showing promise in slowing the progression of Parkinson's disease in clinical trials. Researchers and Parkinson's experts discuss what this could mean for patients. Click here to get the story.

In this week's installment of Ask a Doctor, two pharmacists weigh in on whether it's ever safe to share medications. Click here to get the story.

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Most of the 38 million people living with diabetes in the U.S. use daily injections or insulin pumps to keep glucose at safe levels — but new research suggests that an inhaler could be just as effective. Researchers and doctors weigh the benefits and limitations. Click here to get the story.

John Nicholas, 28, called his organ transplant surgery "a pretty cool experience." Surgeries without general anesthesia can increase access to care for patients who are considered high-risk or have phobias surrounding anesthesia. Click here to get the story.

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health found that taking multivitamins did not reduce mortality risk, but a longevity doctor has questions. Click here to get the story.