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In case you missed them, here are some of the week's biggest health stories.

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Check out these seven important stories.

1. Women have more dental problems than men, experts say

Male and female teeth are very different, according to a viral TikTok posted by Dr. Ellie Phillips, DDS, an oral health educator in Texas. Phillips and other experts revealed the unique challenges women face when it comes to dental health. Click here to read the story.

According to a dental expert, the pH of women's saliva tends to fluctuate, while that of men remains stable. (iStock)

2. Ozempic appears to have a surprising health benefit

Small doses of medication were found to reduce the risk of kidney failure and kidney-related death, researchers say. Multiple doctors spoke to Fox News Digital about whether semaglutide will be prescribed for this purpose. Click here to read the story.

Ozempic pens

Semaglutide medications — including Ozempic and Wegovy — have been shown to reduce the risk of kidney failure and the risk of death in people with kidney disease and type 2 diabetes. (iStock)

3. Nurses speak out about what they wish they had known

Six nurses in different specialties shared the most important lessons they learned in their stressful healthcare jobs – and why it matters. Click here to read the story.

Nurses split

From left to right, Karie Ryan, Michele Acito, Katelynn Blackburn and Lisbeth Votruba are some of the nurses who shared their experiences and insights with Fox News Digital. (iStock/Karie Ryan/Michele Acito/Katelynn Blackburn/Lisbeth Votruba)

4. Read these meat safety guidelines before eating wild game

Eating undercooked meat from wild animals such as bears can cause a rare disease known as trichinellosis, health officials warned. Experts discussed symptoms and prevention tips. Click here to read the story.

black bear

Six family members recently became ill after eating undercooked black bear meat (not pictured), as reported in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. (iStock)

5. First NBA player with MS delivers inspiring message

Chris Wright, a former NBA player, spoke to Fox News Digital on camera about how he has learned to view his multiple sclerosis diagnosis as a “badge of honor.” Click here to read the story.

Chris Wright broke up

Chris Wright, 34, the first person with MS to play in the NBA, has lived with the condition since his diagnosis in 2012. (Getty Images/Chris Wright)

6. Michigan mom shares warning signs after stroke at age 39

Jenna Gibson described her near-death experience to raise awareness about the risks young women face — and a neurologist offered prevention tips. Click here to read the story.

Jenna Gibson broke up

According to a recent Mayo Clinic study, nearly 60% of stroke deaths occur in women. Jenna Gibson, pictured here, now wants to help others be more aware of stroke warning signs and prioritize their health. (Jenna Gibson)

7. These foods can help you sleep better, experts say

New research suggests that eating more fruits and vegetables can help improve sleep. Nutritionists offered insights into why certain foods lend themselves to more restful nights. Click here to read the story.

Weekend division 6-1

This week's top stories focused on Ozempic, nurse burnout, women's dental health, stroke warning signs – and more. Let yourself be completely absorbed here! (iStock)

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