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FDA issues cybersecurity warning about Medtronic insulin pumps

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday warned patients and providers to be aware that certain Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps are being recalled because of potential cybersecurity risks. According to the regulatory agency, the recalled pumps include Medtronic’s MiniMed 508 insulin pump and MiniMed Paradigm series insulin pumps, which wirelessly connect to patients’ blood glucose… Read More »

What to know about masturbation and testosterone

Many people believe that masturbation affects a man’s testosterone levels, but this is not necessarily true. Masturbation does not seem to have any long-lasting effects on testosterone levels. However, masturbation may have short-term effects on the levels of this hormone. It also affects other factors, such as sex drive. Masturbation does not typically pose a… Read More »

3 Things To Know About The Memorial Day Heat Wave In The Southeast

As I browsed social media Friday, my Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity brother Rontai Walker tagged me in this post, “Dear Dr. Marshall Shepherd, Why does Georgia currently feel like Las Vegas?” Walker, the associate director of Student Involvement and the Student Center at Georgia Gwinnett College, is not imagining things. Parts of the southeastern U.S. will be… Read More »