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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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Study links auto crashes to marijuana in states where pot is legal

Mason Tvert, a marijuana legalization advocate and communications director with Marijuana Policy Project, challenged the study's comparison of claims in rural states like Idaho, ...

Trump Expected to Tighten US Cuba Policy

A study shows it could cost us $6.6 billion and affect 12,295 American jobs. President Donald Trump on Friday will announce a revised U.S. Cuba policy that eliminates travel ...

UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

Former Chancellor George Osborne, who previously served in May's cabinet, said her position in the party was heavily weakened, telling the BBC she was a "dead woman walking". ...

Lawmakers approve 3rd casino, MGM to fight in court

There are now two operational casinos in CT , with both of them being located on reservation land . The two Indian tribes would run the East Windsor casino. Democratic Rep. ...

Adults Invited to Join Summer Reading Program at Curwensville Public Library

Throughout the program there will be crafts, various activities and games. The Flagg-Rochelle Public Library started their summer reading programming this week with some exciting ...

India Slams Trump's Charges it Signed Paris Climate Deal for Money

Recalling PM Narendra Modi's statement during his recent Paris visit, Swaraj reiterated: "It is a 5,000-year-old tradition for us to protect and worship nature". Kashmir issue ca...

Gov. Scott, legislative leaders to make announcement

The call, issued by Scott on Friday morning, calls on lawmakers to tackle issues relating to funding for public education, Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida. The downside for ...

Class 10: wide gap in performance of English and Guj-medium

A total of 8374 students have scored above 99 percent in the Gujarat Board GSEB SSC Class 10 examination this year and in totality 84,608 students have scored above 90 percent. You...

The police officer shot dead Queensland road

Now the man, who allegedly shot dead Senior Constable Forte on Monday afternoon, is dead after taking several shots to the chest. Maddison was killed by authorities after fleeing...

Last 3 years have transformed people's lives: PM Modi

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Supreme Court rules NC congressional districts gerrymandered

North Carolina Lawmakers defended the revision of these two districts at least in part by reasoning that they aimed to comply with the Voting Rights Act, a piece of legislation tha...

AAP's former Punjab chief Gurpreet Ghuggi quits party

AAP's former Punjab chief Gurpreet Ghuggi quits party

Comedian-turned-politician Waraich told the media here that he has resigned from the primary membership of the AAP . The former State convener said he resigned in protest agains...

Dunne Speaks - Mental Health

A City and Hackney assessment from last April estimated that 53,000 Hackney residents aged 19-64 have at least one common mental health disorder, of whom around half have depr...

Scientists create artificial womb that could help save premature babies

Scientists create artificial womb that could help save premature babies

YOUTUBE, CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIAFetal lambs that are developmentally similar to human infants born extremely prematurely (as early as at 23 weeks of gestation) can ...

'Going out of business sale' underway at Gander Mountain Niles

'Going out of business sale' underway at Gander Mountain Niles

Camping World, which is headquartered in the Chicago area, has 120 RV centers across the U.S. Camping World officials didn't reply Thursday afternoon to several requests for commen...