Stories about Health

Mar 01 2016

Judge issues temporary hold on NYC salt warning enforcement

Large chain restaurants and fast-food eateries in the nation's most populous city can be fined up to $600 beginning next week for not posting salt warnings on menu items ...

Mar 01 2016

Danish Supermarket Sells "Rescued" Food to Reduce Food Waste

Between its location in the largely poor, brown neighborhood of Dorchester, and the baggage that cast-off foods come with, the effort was met with much resistance from bl...

Mar 01 2016

Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC

If the virus proves to cause the birth defects, a microcephaly outbreak is expected to hit Colombia by June, according to estimations of the virus spreading from Brazil...

Mar 01 2016

Mom Born on Leap Day Gives Birth to Leap Day Baby

We first met her on that day, when she surprised her parents by arriving early. "I actually don't know any other leap year baby in my area, just stories that I see in mag...

Mar 01 2016

First case of Zika virus identified in Philadelphia resident

She has since "made a full recovery", according to Dr. Roberta Luskin-Hawk, president and CEO of the hospital. The patient had recently traveled to Colombia, which is exp...