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20 min ago Expect More U.S. Zika Virus Cases, Experts Say
Zika virus has turned up in a new part of Florida, and experts say it's almost certainly not done spreading.
20 min ago Florida Teen Survives 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba Infection
Sebastian DeLeon, 16, is just one of four people in the United States who have survived a Naegleria fowleri infection in the past 50 years.
3 hours ago How Does Zika Work?
This is how the Zika virus causes severe and often horrific birth defects. Warning: Some images may be disturbing.
3 hours ago Zion Harvey: A Year After His Double Hand Transplant
NBC News recently visited with Zion Harvey, who last year became the first child to receive a double hand transplant.
6 hours ago Drug Company Exec Pay Jumped as EpiPen Prices Hiked
As Mylan's EpiPen prices rose over 400 percent, pay for its top executive jumped over 600 percent.
6 hours ago EpiPen Prices Rocket Along with Drugmaker Executive's Pay
Take a look at how much Mylan CEO's pay has increased.
6 hours ago What's to Blame for High U.S. Drug Costs?
Giving companies monopolies on pharmaceuticals and then forbidding Medicare to negotiate prices both drive up U.S. drug prices, doctors argue.
9 hours ago The 2 Obamacares: One Plank Succeeds, the Other Limps
Six years into its inception, Obamacare is really two different health care programs.
9 hours ago Images Show Zika's Destruction of Babies' Brains
Missing brain tissue. Deformed spinal cords. Folded skills. The images of Zika's brain destruction are horrifying.
9 hours ago New Zika Outbreak Found in Florida's St. Petersburg
Florida's got a third outbreak of Zika virus, this one on the Gulf coast, state officials said Tuesday.
Yesterday More Moms Breastfeed — But Not for Long Enough
More than 80 percent of U.S. mothers breastfeed their newborns, a new survey finds, but fewer than a third keep doing so for the recommended one year.
Yesterday What Aetna Ditching Obamacare Means for You
Analysts said the move limits competition and consumer choice. Here's what affected patients need to do.
Yesterday Senators Demand EpiPen Maker Justify Price Hikes
More U.S. senators are scrutinizing the rising price of EpiPens following a public outcry over a 400 percent price hike since 2008.
Yesterday Pres. Carter on Cancer Diagnosis: Thought I Had Only Weeks to Live
Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that he put on 'a false, optimistic face' for months after he was diagnosed with skin cancer last year.
Yesterday See-Through Mice May Soon Substitute for Live Animals
Scientists have made mice transparent, and shrunk them enough to fit under a microscope.
Yesterday Here Are All of Donald Trump's Flip-Flops on Big Issues
To understand and track Trump's views, we've compiled a list of his past and present positions on issues since he announced his candidacy.
Aug 21 Zika Took Her Baby. She Doesn't Want It to Happen to You
She never saw the mosquito that bit her and gave her Zika. And she had no way of knowing it would cost her a longed-for first pregnancy.
Aug 21 Zika Destroyed Her Baby. She Doesn't Want It to Happen to You
She never saw the mosquito that bit her and gave her Zika. And she had no way of knowing it would cost her a longed-for first pregnancy.
Aug 20 Should I Worry About Zika? Your Questions Answered
Zika has now caused two separate outbreaks in the Miami area, infecting tourists from Texas, New York and Taiwan. Americans are starting to worry.
Aug 20 Watch Doctors Revive Lifeless Baby Born After Airstrike
The graphic and at times distressing video aired by Britain's Channel 4 News shows the moment when the boy was pulled, lifeless, from his mom's womb.
Aug 20 Nasty 'Crypto' Outbreak Infects More Than 100 in Arizona
Officials believe the parasite was transmitted from at least 20 pools in the community.
Aug 19 Man Dies From Zika Side-Effect in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico reported its first death on Friday from a paralyzing condition that developed from a Zika infection.
Aug 19 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli Calls EpiPen Price Hikers 'Vultures'
A growing chorus is calling on the Mylan pharmaceutical company to justify its over 400 percent price hikes on EpiPens.
Aug 19 Zika Infects 5 in Miami Beach, Governor Says
Zika is spreading locally in Miami Beach, and has infected three tourists.
Aug 19 Who's Left Out of Obamacare?
People who still lack health insurance post-Obamacare are more likely to be Hispanic, poor, under the age of 35 and to work for a small business.
Aug 18 Is Zika Spreading in Miami Beach?
Florida health officials declined to confirm reports Thursday that Zika has spread locally in Miami Beach.
Aug 18 Aetna Threatened Obamacare Exit If Merger Blocked
A new letter reveals Aetna expressly warned the DOJ it would leave the Obamacare exchanges if its Humana merger was blocked.
Aug 18 Rare Zika Complication Hits 30 in Puerto Rico
Thirty people have been diagnosed with a rare paralyzing condition caused by Zika virus infection in Puerto Rico, and the CDC says to expect more.
Aug 18 Why Your To-Go Salads Could Be Making You Gain Weight
Are you avoiding avocado, salad dressings or nuts because you're worried about excess calories?
Aug 18 Zika Might Affect Adult Brains, Too, Study Finds
The Zika virus, previously thought only to be a big threat to developing babies, might also affect adult brains, researchers reported Thursday.