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2 babies born with Zika-related defects in California

Hundreds of Floridians have been infected after traveling to areas affected by Zika, but this was the first time the virus had been transmitted ...

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Two cases of Zika-related birth defects reported in California

State health officials have urged pregnant women or those considering getting pregnant to avoid those areas. The department of health believes...

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Zika Virus Vaccine Found? Human Trials Underway

A report published in Reuters revealed, "U.S. concerns over Zika, which is spreading rapidly in the Americas and has hit Brazil the hardest,...

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More travel restrictions recommended as Zika spreads to US

The virus can be transmitted sexually and travelers returning from countries where Zika is common are encouraged to use condoms. NEWS BRIEF ...

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NASA Predicted Zika Virus Outbreak Would Happen In Miami During July

However, it adds that the current "active transmission" area is small and confined to a one square mile area of Miami-Dade County. That means in...

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Philippine police kill six men as drug war shifts to government officials

The bodies count is rising as president Rodrigo Duterte takes his drug war to Filipino slums. "There is no negotiation that comes easy to us...

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Flossing Might Not Be That Good For You After All

Some dentists say flossing helps protect your teeth and keep your gums healthy. The British Dental Association said: "Small inter-dental...

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CDC: Mosquito eradication difficult in Miami neighborhood

To health officials, the potential spread of the Zika virus in Miami showed that their efforts at preventing the spread of the disease had fal...

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Florida Zika outbreak prompts travel warning for area of Miami

Florida on Friday said the first four cases of Zika in the state likely were caused by mosquitoes, the first sign that the virus is circulat...

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II paper leak case: Telangana government decides to conduct exam again

This is the third time that the state will be conducting EAMCET for admissions to professional courses. EAMCET-II was conducted on July 9 for ...

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UK Urges Pregnant Women to Reconsider Travel to Zika-hit Florida

Louisiana is ready for the possibility of local transmission of the Zika Virus. Some countries have already begun warning against travel to Fl...

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Florida says 10 more people have contracted Zika, travel advisory expected

Scott updated the media Monday after a meeting with health officials in Pinellas County, which is the Tampa area. Professional golfer Rory ...

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Padres starters Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal

This was a move, if the Marlins needed to remain in contention for at very least a Wild Card, they had to make. Capps, a hard-throwing relieve...

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Apollo Astronauts More Likely to Die From Heart Problems

Apollo deep space astronauts are five times more likely to die from heart disease. "Space radiation comes in really fast and it creates a lot ...

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West Nile virus found in Lebanon County

She says weather may be cooperating as strong winds and storms have slowed reproduction. Taking precautions to protect yourself and your family ...

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Florida Zika cases 'came from mosquitoes in Miami area'

Zika is most commonly transmitted through mosquitoes, but can also be spread through bodily fluids and sexual activity. If any of the four case...

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Florida man arrested; doughnut flakes test positive for meth

A Florida cop mistook white flakes on his car's floor-glazed sugar-for crystal meth, charging him with possession of the illegal stimulant in ...

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BC wants federal crackdown on fentanyl trafficking

Clark said health officials are alarmed at B.C.'s surging overdose rate, noting there was a 70 per cent increase in overdose deaths from January...

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Can an antibiotic found in the human nose conquer superbugs?

Since they are not treatable with the usual methicillin antibiotics, these staph infections are hard to beat, requiring powerful and expensive l...

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Rio Olympic village unsanitary, says Belarus team

Rio's mayor Eduardo Paes hit back at Chiller after her Monday comments, saying Rio's facilities now are more inhabitable than Sydney's were for ...

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Rio officials insist they can fix problems in Olympic Village

Chiller went on to say that she was going to reassess the situation in the evening, expressing her thankfulness to the International Olympic Com...

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Eating oily fish 'cuts risk of death from bowel cancer'

Of those 561 died, including 169 that died due to the disease, 153 that died due to cardiovascular disease and 113 that died due to other cancer...

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SC to Decide On Rape Victim's Abortion Plea on Friday

The bench said that the medical board's report with regard to the woman's condition will be assessed and, if necessary, some directions will be ...

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How three new studies unravel South Africa's patterns of HIV transmission

Developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides , it is meant to be used for a month at a time, and women can insert and remove it ...

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Florida investigators to lead probe of North Miami police shooting

The cellphone video shows Kinsey lying on the ground, with his arms up, shouting to police, "All he has is a toy truck in his hand". North Mi...

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