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US plan for Zika includes special CDC teams to help states

According to a report in CNN , nearly all infected individuals in the USA were infected while traveling in Zika-affected destinations. DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. On Thursday, CDC Director Tom Frieden made another ...

Italy's ex-premier Berlusconi undergoes heart surgery

The surgery which began Tuesday morning was expected to take about four hours. Berlusconi's personal physician, Alberto Zangrillo, 58, San Raffaele's top anaesthetist, was also part of the team. His Forza Italia (Go Italy!) party suffered mixed for...

Angels' Mike Trout expected to be OK after taking pitch to hand

The latest Angels' player to go down is also the only player the club can not afford to lose at this point in the season - center fielder Mike Trout . Santana began the inning by propelling Huff's 89 miles per hour fastball into the Indians' bullpen...

Chick-fil-A in Orlando donates food after massacre

After the attack at the Orlando nightclub that killed 49, community members waited in lines to donate blood to help the victims. The food donations are another sign of how far the company has come in re-crafting its image after CEO Dan Cathy ...

One prison escapee caught, one still at large

Just before 11:30 a.m., a man matching Dixon's description was seen entering the storm drainage system in the area of 49 & Francis. Police were able to locate Dixon with a combination of a witness tip and tracking dogs. Chief Bliemeister says after a...

Muslim Americans rush to condemn Orlando massacre

As Americans we are united in grief, outrage and resolve to defend our people. "There can never be any justification for such cowardly and criminal acts, period". Co-host Ainsley Earhardt began by saying that "we've traveled across the country as...

Gay men limited as blood donors for Orlando club victims

At the OneBlood center, Lynn Ols, 52, of Sarasota, a nurse, was one of about 20 people waiting patiently for their turn to give blood while watching the news coverage of the Orlando shootings. Missing from that line of blood donors were gay and bis...

Text from Orlando victim to mom: 'He's coming… I'm gonna die'

Mina Justice shares the texts her son sent her during the shooting. Mina was unaware of all of the above; instead, she believed that police, who were at the club, had entered the building and worked on rescuing her son. " U still in there ", she...

WHO emergency panel to meet in June on Zika and Olympics - spokeswoman

He used a mathematical model - and data from another outbreak in Rio - to estimate the chance spectators and athletes will get a mosquito bite for three weeks in August, when the games take place. It mentioned that the woman fell sick shortly afterwa...

CDC Director says funding delay hurts Zika-fighting work

A week later, she developed symptoms of Zika infection - which commonly include fever, rash, joint pain and redness of the eyes - and a blood test last Wednesday confirmed the Zika diagnosis. Almost 700 infections have been reported in the 50 sta...

Romney says Trump will change America with 'trickle-down racism'

He built a loyal staff who thinks highly of the former MA governor. Interviewed on CNN Mr Romney said he would consider voting for Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate. Mr. Trump, a real estate mogul, has long bragged of his ability to self-...

WHO says delaying pregnancy option for women in Zika areas

The virus causes everything from mild, flu-like symptoms in the average person to severe birth defects in babies, if their mothers contract the virus during pregnancy. There is no vaccine. Zika primarily spreads through the bite of infected Aedes ...

4th case of Zika reported in Delaware; man had been abroad

The Zika infection of a researcher at the University of Pittsburgh has drawn attention to the various laboratories throughout the US studying the virus and how officials work to safeguard those in close contact with the pathogen. The map combines i...

Voters encouraged to cast ballot in today's Presidential Primary Election

The Los Angeles County registrar's office was looking into at least one report of a polling place that was not up and running at California's 7 a.m. Those who cast ballots in early voting tended to vote for Clinton, while Sanders did better amo...

Stanford put on defensive over assault prevention efforts

He also says that his son "has lost his appetite" and his "swimming" rights. In her statement , she said she would learn from a news report later how she had been found naked. The judge cited Turner's clean criminal record and the effect the con...

Obesity Rates Rising Among Women: CDC

The increase in obesity for women, or even the lack of a decrease for men, could be troubling, considering how much money has been spent on campaigns against it. Obesity rates rose significantly across all boards between 1980 and 2000, giving rise to...

Startling results with new breast cancer therapy

The trial involved about 1,900 postmenopausal women in Canada and the United States who had already received about five years of treatment with an aromatase inhibitor. Women were evenly randomized to receive either 2.5 mg of oral AI Femara or placebo...

Thailand Ends Mother-To-Child HIV, Syphilis Transmission

Thailand is the first country with a large HIV epidemic to eliminate mother to child transmission of the diseases. "There are still 21,000 infants born with HIV each year in the Asia-Pacific region, and more than 200,000 children who are growing...

Do you have Zika virus? Signs and symptoms

Five new cases of the Zika virus were reported Tuesday in Florida, including one in Hillsborough County. That covers most of the Caribbean, Central, and South America. "Researchers used a strain of Zika now impacting the Americas, and found that ...

New Jersey doc: Baby born to mom with Zika looks 'affected'

A baby was born with microchephaly at Hackensack Medical Center, New Jersey. Dr. Amy Edwards, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, said, "Very mildly affected kids, if they have full he...

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Health Officials Say It's Not Too Late For Flu Shots

New Castle County has seen the highest number of confirmed cases with 24 people, while there have been 12 cases in Kent County and 10 cases in Sussex County. Saul said he's seen on...

This could be a bad flu season

However, doctors insist we can not underestimate the importance of "herd immunity", and that the shot may be more effective as lessening illness in those who do get sick. "We're...

GOP Congressman Resigns After Asking Two Female Staffers To Have His Baby

Franks said in his statement that had never "physically intimidated, coerced, or had, or attempted to have, any sexual contact with any member of my congressional staff". Andrea La...

Delhi tops crime chart among metro cities

Additionally, there were 7,956 cases of kidnapping in the state previous year , behind only Delhi. Uttar Pradesh accounted for 9.5 percent of total Indian Penal Code (IPC) crim...

Mom's boyfriend arrested in missing Jacksonville toddler case

Authorities have been scanning the area and searching for Woods since her disappearance. An arrest has been made in connection with the disappearance of 3-year-old Mariah Woods. ...

Trump Feuds With Democrats Ahead of a Possible Government Shutdown

The effect is they can't negotiate with Trump until he rescinds the tweet attacking them. That is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals that President Trump has called for ref...

Non-smokers get extra vacation time at this company

The plan has only been in place since September but company officials said more than 30 of the company's 120 employees have taken additional days off under the plan. Sompo Japan ...

Care Quality Commission review finds that child mental health services are fragmented

The head of Public Health England , Duncan Selbie, said: 'This compelling review adds to the evidence demonstrating how important it is for employers to notice mental health ...

Pot Smokers Have More Sex, Study Finds

But a new study claimed that not only does the average person who smokes marijuana regularly have a healthy amount of sex, they actually may have more sex than the average pers...

Saaho First Look Poster - Prabhas Saaho Movie 1st Look Released

The first look of Saaho was released on the occasion of Prabhas' 38th birthday and the poster is already taking the internet by a storm. To the genre of the film, team Saaho ...

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Korean lawmaker says North Korea hacked war plans

Korean lawmaker says North Korea hacked war plans

The two B-1B bombers were accompanied by two F-15K fighters from the South Korean military after leaving their base in Guam, the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a news releas...

'Perfect Imperfections' empowers survivors of breast cancer

'Perfect Imperfections' empowers survivors of breast cancer

Hearts broke across the country when Julia Louis-Dreyfus revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer just last week. An estimated 252,710 new cases of invasive brea...

President Trump expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious 'sonic attacks'

President Trump expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious 'sonic attacks'

The United States expelled 15 of Cuba's diplomats Tuesday to protest its failure to protect Americans from unexplained attacks in Havana, plunging diplomatic ties between the cou...

Utah's Brigham Young University to Sell Caffeinated Drinks

Utah's Brigham Young University to Sell Caffeinated Drinks

Highly-caffeinated energy drinks will not be sold on the Provo campus, which is located about 40 miles southeast of Salt Lake City, he added. The Utah-based Mormon religion direc...

TS Katia becomes 3rd named storm now in Atlantic

TS Katia becomes 3rd named storm now in Atlantic

It has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) and is about 1505 miles (2420 kilometers) east of the Lesser Antilles. NOAA said Hurricane Jose is expected to decrease slig...