Stories about Health

Feb 07 2016

In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss

Zika is also blamed for an increase in the number of babies born with microcephaly , or abnormally small heads and brains. Reflecting concern over potential harm to f...

Feb 07 2016

Puerto Rico declares public health emergency over Zika virus

The mosquito-borne virus is commonly spread through bites, but there have been reports of transmission through sex and blood transfusions, and this discovery has brought ...

Feb 07 2016

United States advises abstinence, condom use to prevent Zika spread

In that case, officials said a man returned from Venezuela , where there are existing cases of the virus , and infected a partner through sex . The disease that ha...

Feb 07 2016

University of North Texas Warns Students of Zika Virus

The agency had earlier suggested tests only for those with symptoms of the illness, which causes a fever, rash and red eyes. Semana magazine revealed Thursday what it b...

Feb 07 2016

Trump calls for Iowa election do-over

Needless to say, holding the Iowa caucuses for a second time seems rather unlikely, but these latest broadsides should only intensify the increasingly contentious bat...