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Aria Bendix

Aria Bendix is the breaking health reporter for NBC News Digital.

Aria Bendix is the breaking health reporter for NBC News Digital.


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Eating within limited hours can help with weight loss —?but that may be because it simply cuts calories

A new study compared how much weight people lost on time-restricted versus regular meal schedules.

Ozempic isn't linked to suicidal thoughts, U.S. and European health agencies find

Health agencies in the U.S. and Europe say there’s no evidence that thoughts of suicide or self-harm are linked to the popular weight loss and diabetes drug semaglutide, which is sold under the brand names Ozempic and Wegovy.
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Measles elimination in the U.S. is under 'renewed threat,' CDC warns

The CDC warned in a report that the rapid increase in measles cases this year represents a renewed threat to the disease's elimination in the U.S.

Chaos and confusion ensue at abortion clinics after Arizona court rules 1864 ban is enforceable

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that a 160-year-old abortion ban is enforceable, throwing access into question. Abortion providers faced chaos, confusion and anxiety.
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EPA imposes first national limits on 'forever chemicals' in drinking water

For the first time, the EPA has set limits for six types of PFAS chemicals in drinking water. The chemicals have been linked to health issues and can linger permanently in the environment.
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Concerns about eye discomfort appear to rise after solar eclipse

After the total solar eclipse on Monday, Google searches about “hurt eyes” spiked. Here's what to know about eye injuries that can result from looking at the sun.

4.8-magnitude earthquake rumbles New Jersey, NYC, Boston and Philadelphia

An earthquake struck the East Coast of the United States on Friday.

Earthquake shakes U.S. East Coast

An earthquake struck the East Coast of the United States on Friday morning, according to the U.S.

Gambling addiction hotlines say volume is up and callers are younger as online sports betting booms

Centers for problem gambling are noticing a rise in calls to their helplines. Their directors point to the legalization of sports betting and popularity of apps like FanDuel and DraftKings.

Florida abortion ban prompts two Southern states to prep for an influx of patients

With Florida's ban on abortions after six weeks set to take effect, clinics in North Carolina and Virginia say they are gearing up for a surge in patients.
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