Stories about Health

Feb 17 2016

New CDC Guidelines on Zika-Use Condoms and Test Pregnant Women

The suspected link appears "stronger and stronger" as researchers study whether there is a causal connection, the director of the CDC said on Friday. It asked donors wh...

Feb 17 2016

Dengue Outbreak Prompts State of Emergency on Hawaii's Big Island

Mayor of Hawaii County William Kenoi declared a state of emergency on Monday, which will be in effect for a period of at least 60 days. Reuters explains that "tires whi...

Feb 16 2016

Latest weekend forecast: risky wind chills way below zero

Those under wind chill advisories have our northern neighbor to thank for the frigid cold, Schultz said. Timing... Saturday afternoon and Saturday night . This will...

Feb 16 2016

Brazil finds Zika in microcephaly babies' brains

Pregnant women are at risk if their unborn babies are exposed to the virus, which can lead to birth defects. The country has 462 confirmed cases of microcephaly, and it...

Feb 16 2016

NHS pledge to treat 1m more people with mental-health issues

One in four people experience mental health problems, but according to a new report from an NHS England taskforce, 75 percent of people receive no help. At the moment, ...