Stories about Health

Mar 01 2016

Why do we have a leap year anyway?

Each Leap Year, an extra day is added to February. TimeAndDate.com says that if we didn't incorporate a Leap Day in our lives, we would lose about six hours off our cal...

Mar 01 2016

Leap Year babies born around the state

The chances of being born on Leap Day are one in 1,461. A little more than two hours later, Emma Fairbanks clocked in at 3:04 a.m., according to the hospital. Ian's par...

Mar 01 2016

Mexico says 11 pregnant women infected with Zika

The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently issued this Health Advisory on Zika, which notes that all suspected cases of the infection should be reported to state of...

Mar 01 2016

New, stronger FDA warning for Essure birth control implant

The Essure device is a coil, implanted without surgery into the fallopian tubes where auto tissue grows around it, preventing sperm from fertilizing eggs. The agency issu...

Mar 01 2016

First case of Zika reported in Philadelphia

Robert Luskin-Hawk said at a press conference Monday morning. Health officials say there is no reason to suggest the patient got Zika in Chicago . The woman is not p...