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New medications, caregiver stress relievers and epilepsy awareness top this week's health news
July 07 2024, 08:00

Fox News Digital publishes an array of health pieces each week to keep you up to date on the latest developments in disease prevention, nutrition, medical research, health care and more. We also share inspiring 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.


Here are eight of the biggest stories covered this week. 

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is investigating a case of bubonic plague in Pueblo County. Here's what you need to know about spread, symptoms and prevention. Click here to get the story.

Greater epilepsy awareness could be as simple as a walk on the beach, thanks to one New Jersey man. Kyle Adamkiewicz revealed how he's spreading his hand-painted shells around the world in an attempt to educate others and raise funds. Click here to get the story.

Eli Lilly’s Kisunla (donanemab) is a monthly injection for adults with early symptomatic Alzheimer's disease. Doctors weigh in on the significance of the new drug's approval. Click here to get the story.

Alzheimer’s disease puts a significant burden on not only the nearly seven million people who have been diagnosed with it, but also the caregivers supporting them. Dr. Heather Sandison offered tips on how caregivers can protect their own health. Click here to get the story.

From sleep to supplements to cancer risk, here’s what patients ask about, according to Dr. Alexa Fiffick, a family medicine physician and menopause practitioner at Concierge Medicine of Westlake in Cleveland, Ohio. Click here to get the story.

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Mail-order ketamine injections can be "extremely dangerous," warned Dr. Marc Siegel, a Fox News medical contributor. Find out why unsupervised use is so risky. Click here to get the story.

Leading epidemiologist Dr. Jay Varma and Dr. Marc Siegel, clinical professor of medicine at NYU Langone, shared key information about the latest COVID variants. Click here to get the story.

Here's how to heal painful blisters — and how to prevent them in the first place, according to podiatrists. Click here to get the story.