Stories about Health

Feb 27 2016

9 pregnant Americans had Zika virus

Two are still pregnant. USA officials on Friday issued their strongest travel warning yet regarding Zika , urging pregnant women to "consider not going" to the 2016 ...

Feb 27 2016

Pregnant women 'shouldn't go' to Olympics

Significantly, the more severe outcomes in this admittedly small group appeared in six women who reported Zika symptoms during the first trimester of pregnancy. She trave...

Feb 27 2016

Oil dives near $30, spooking markets (again)

Strong US demand for gasoline supported crude on Thursday, although analysts said this effect would ease. Oil prices rebounded Wednesday after a drop following a govern...

Feb 27 2016

Flu is 'widespread' in Minnesota after sudden spike in mild season

Boone County had reported 56 confirmed cases of Type A influenza, 53 confirmed cases of Type B influenza and one confirmed case of an unknown strain to the Missouri Depar...

Feb 27 2016

CDC: Zika infections confirmed in 9 pregnant women in US

Testing confirmed a recent Zika infection. Eight countries with Zika outbreaks have seen increases in Guillain-Barre syndrome, a nerve condition that can cause paraly...