Stories about Health

Feb 06 2016

Zika Sexual Transmission in US Prompts Health Warning

The other is for men who live in or have traveled to Zika-affected regions to consistently and correctly use condoms during sex with a pregnant partner. "Individuals can ...

Feb 06 2016

Lettuce Down Under Recalled Over Extra Salmonella

Since authorities linked the salmonella outbreak to Tripod Farmers, six people in South Australia have been diagnosed with the same strain of salmonella. "We've been reas...

Feb 06 2016

Meningococcal meningitis hits 3 at Santa Clara University

Symptoms of meningitis include a sudden onset of fever, headache, stiff neck, sensitivity to light, nausea, vomiting and confusion, according to public health officials. ...

Feb 06 2016

CDC Addresses Zika Virus: Abstain from Sex During Pregnancy

Because the region was in the throes of a dengue outbreak at the time, the staff suspected that disease, which is closely related to Zika, and tested him for it, Kemp sai...

Feb 06 2016

Crystal Lake joins drunken driving crackdown over Super Bowl weekend

Driving drunk costs lives and the other consequences can be costly as well. Local, county, and state law enforcement across Wisconsin will be increasing patrols on Su...