Weekly semaglutide bests placebo for greater weight loss

Once-weekly subcutaneous semaglutide results in significantly greater weight loss than placebo when used as adjunctive therapy over 68 weeks in adults with overweight or obesity, according to a study published online Feb. 24 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Thomas A. Wadden, Ph.D., from University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and colleagues randomly assigned […]

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Two local teens grocery shopped for their grandparents. Soon it became a national volunteer effort

Two Montgomery County teenagers who started helping their grandparents during the novel coronavirus outbreak have turned their goodwill into a nationwide volunteer delivery service with 14 chapters across the country. The friends from Montgomery Blair High School, Dhruv Pai, 16, and Matt Casertano, 15, were both buying groceries for their grandparents in early March, as […]

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