Stories about Health

Feb 25 2016

Guilty verdict for Colorado woman who cut fetus from stranger's womb

A jury from Boulder County is now deliberating on whether to find a woman guilty of attempted first-degree murder after she cut an unborn baby from another woman's womb l...

Feb 24 2016

In Texas, a race to find a vaccine for Zika

In most people, Zika causes mild or no symptoms - fever, joint pain, rash and red eyes - that last about a week. However, Dallas health officials this month confirmed a...

Feb 24 2016

Jury awards $72M in case claiming Johnson & Johnson baby powder caused cancer

Johnson and Johnson faces several hundred lawsuits claiming it failed to warn consumers for decades that its talc-based products could cause cancer. In a written statemen...

Feb 24 2016

Study finds anti-AIDS vaginal ring partially protects women

Jared Baeten of the University of Washington , who led one of two studies on the ring, told reporters. The trials required over 4 000 HIV-negative women aged between ...

Feb 24 2016

CDC: 14 more US reports of possible Zika spread through sex

Flight bookings to destinations hit by the Zika virus have fallen in the wake of a travel warning issued by the USA government and the World Health Organization (WHO)'s d...