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Yesterday Hacking of Health Care Records Skyrockets
Roughly one out of every three Americans had their health-care records compromised and most are completely unaware.









Yesterday Zika 'Guilty Until Proven Innocent,' WHO Official Says
WHO cautioned pregnant women from around the globe to avoid travel if they can to Zika zones, saying the link with birth defects is growing stronger.









Yesterday Zike 'Guilty Until Proven Innocent," WHO Official says.
WHO cautioned pregnant women from around the globe to avoid travel if they can to Zika zones, saying the link with birth defects is growing stronger.









Yesterday WHO Warns Pregnant Women on Travel to Zika Zones
WHO cautioned pregnant women from around the globe to avoid travel if they can to Zika zones, saying the link with birth defects is growing stronger.









Feb 12 'Go Hard': Jamaica Turns to Reggae to Fight Zika Virus
"We nuh want Zik V" has to be the catchiest dancehall tune ever about a mosquito-borne virus.









Feb 11 Congress Hopes to Act Soon to Combat Zika Virus
As more Americans report being infected with the Zika Virus, Congressional leaders hope to move soon on legislation that would increase funding to combat the disease.









Feb 11 Did the Zika Virus Cost This Woman Her Baby?
Samantha Mejia was elated when she learned she was pregnant on a visit to Honduras. Now she's lost the baby and she is wondering if Zika is to blame.









Feb 11 Zika Scare: 5 Mosquito Repellents That Best Protect
Consumer Reports tested 15 mosquito repellents, and only five measured up as products worth trying.









Feb 11 'Love & Happiness': Raising Kids With Microcephaly
Kansas parents describe raising two daughters with microcephaly, a condition once again in the spotlight because of the Zika virus.









Feb 11 Living With Microcephaly
Kansas parents describe raising two daughters with microcephaly, a condition once again in the spotlight because of the Zika virus.









Feb 10 Zika Likely to Spread 'Very Rapidly', CDC Head Says
If you want to know how quickly the Zika virus will spread, just look at what happened in Puerto Rico with a related virus, chikungunya.









Feb 10 Zika Virus Found in Fetus With Severe Birth Defect
The discovery adds more evidence that the virus, spread to humans through mosquitoes, causes the severe birth defect microcephaly.









Feb 10 Rates of Dementia Might Be Going Down
"Our study offers cautious hope that some cases of dementia might be preventable or at least delayed," researchers wrote in a new report.









Feb 9 What's Killing Americans? Guns, Cars and Drugs
Guns, vehicle crashes and drug overdoses help explain a big part of why Americans die, on average, so much younger than people in other countries.









Feb 9 Babies With Zika-Linked Birth Defects May Have Eye Trouble
Brazilian babies born with a birth defect blamed on the Zika virus may also often have serious vision problems on top of brain damage, doctors report.









Feb 9 Babies With Zika-Linked Birth Defects May Have Eye Trouble, Too
Brazilian babies born with a birth defect blamed on the Zika virus may also often have serious vision problems on top of brain damage, doctors report.









Feb 9 Hawaii's Big Island Declares Emergency Over Dengue
The mayor of Hawaii's Big Island declared an emergency to deal with an outbreak of dengue fever.The bureaucratic move is aimed at fighting mosquitoes.









Feb 9 What Does 50,000 Volts From a Taser Do To Your Brain?
New research finds that stun guns can create short-term cognitive impairment comparable to dementia — which can lead to unreliable statements to cops.









Feb 8 What Does 50,000 Volts From a Taser Do to Your Brain?
New research finds that stun guns can create short-term cognitive impairment comparable to dementia — which can lead to unreliable statements to cops.









Feb 8 New Lyme Disease Bacteria Found in Midwest
Scientists have discovered a new species of bacteria that can cause Lyme disease.This one is named Borrelia mayonii.









Feb 8 USOC Denies It Advised Athletes to Skip 2016 Olympics
The U.S. Olympic Committee strongly denied a report that it advised athletes and staff to consider skipping the Summer Olympics because of Zika.









Feb 8 How Does Zika Spread? 6 Things You Need to Know
Brazilian authorities have advised pregnant partygoers at Carnival, the riotous celebration that has come to symbolize Brazil, not to kiss strangers,









Feb 8 New Lyme Disease Bacteria Found in Midwest
Scientists have discovered a second species of bacteria that can cause Lyme disease.This one, named Borrelia mayonii, is closely related to the Borrel









Feb 8 Chipotle Closes During Lunch for Food Safety Meeting
If you planned to grab a quick burrito at Chipotle on your lunch break today, you're out of luck.The Mexican fast food chain will be closed until 3 p.









Feb 8 Zika-Suspected Brain Defects Puzzle Doctors
Some of the birth defects being linked to Zika are especially severe, experts say.









Feb 8 5 Questions Everyone Still Has About Zika Virus
The sexual transmission of Zika in Dallas raises even more questions about the virus.









Feb 8 Obama Seeks $1.8 Billion for Zika Response
The money would go for mosquito control, training programs and laboratory capacity to test for the virus, the White House said in a statement.









Feb 6 Meet One Woman Who Drank Before She Knew She Was Pregnant
Endless glasses of crisp, delicious champagne were pouring down my throat and I wasn't even tipsy and I certainly wasn't feeling sick.









Feb 6 CDC Urges Travelers to Use Condoms to Avoid Zika
Men who have traveled to Zika-affected zones should use a condom if they want to be absolutely sure they don't infect sex partners, federal healt









Feb 5 Gene 'Signature' Could Lead to Early Cancer Test
The change in genetic function common to 5 types of cancer might lead to a blood test that could detect cancer earlier.