Stories about Health

Feb 27 2016

First Zika virus case reported in San Diego

The ninth woman " reported symptoms of Zika virus infection in the third trimester of pregnancy, and she delivered a healthy infant", said the CDC. The Zika virus ha...

Feb 26 2016

Here's Why It Really Matters That Australia Just Legalized Marijuana

The decision to legalize medical marijuana in Australia came exactly a year after 25-year-old Daniel Haslam lost his life to terminal bowel cancer. "Today's outcome i...

Feb 26 2016

Weather: Partly sunny, high near 60 today

South wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. FRIDAY - Sunny with high in the mid-40s. The high temperature at Executive Airport in South Sacramento was 72 degrees on Wednesda...

Feb 26 2016

Three Pregnant Women In Florida Test Positive For Zika Virus

Zika is a blood borne disease which is transmitted through bites from the Aedes mosquito. Other Latin American countries are seeing cases in newborns. The Aedes mos...

Feb 26 2016

Verily, Vanderbilt Named To Launch U.S. Precision Medicine Pilot

Cerner will pilot the use of open, standardized application program interfaces to enable patients to share their electronic health record data as part of the initiative. ...