CDC Give Texas $720K To Fight ZikaThe money is provided to address "emerging threat, quickly identify cases of microcephaly and other adverse birth outcomes linked to Zika, and refer affected infants and families to services."
Zika Outbreak Prompts Travel Warning For Area Of MiamiThe new cases are clustered in the same square-mile neighborhood in Miami-Dade County identified last week. Florida health officials say they believe active transmissions of Zika are occurring only in that area.
CDC Warns Pregnant Women Against Zika-Stricken Part Of MiamiGovernment health officials warned pregnant women Monday to avoid a Zika-stricken section of Miami and get tested for the virus if they've visited the neighborhood since mid-June
General Mills Expands Flour Recall After 4 More IllnessesGeneral Mills is expanding a flour recall issued over a possible link to an E. coli outbreak after four new illnesses were reported.
CDC Awarding Texas More Than Half-Million Dollars To Fight ZikaThe $563,000 is stopgap measure to help Texas respond to emerging threat, protect pregnant women.
Ten Dallas County Women Showing Zika SymptomsDallas County Health and Human Services on Tuesday reported nearly a dozen cases of the Zika virus here in North Texas. While no one contracted the virus in the DFW area, any local cases are cause for concern.
Mom With Zika In U.S. Gives Birth To Baby With DefectA baby born to a mother from Honduras with the Zika virus at a New Jersey hospital appears to be affected by the disease, according to a doctor who helped lead the delivery team.
Adult Smoking Rate Falling Fast In U.S.The nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before. The rate of smoking among adults in the U.S. fell to 15 percent last year thanks to the biggest one-year decline in more than 20 years.
Mosquito Sample Tests Positive Rare VirusThe City of Denton says it found a mosquito infected with a California Serogroup virus this month.
Could Zika Increase Push For Birth Control & Abortion?There is little doubt that Zika is coming to the continental United States, bringing frightening birth defects and, most likely, newly urgent discussions about abortion and contraception.
Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions Are On The RisePlayground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
CDC Says Zika Virus Undoubtedly Causes Birth DefectsHealth officials on Wednesday said that there is no longer any doubt that the Zika virus causes severe birth defects. Experts had previously been cautious about making a definitive link.