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CDC Issues Guidelines For Preventing Sexual Transmission Of Zika VirusThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued some interim guidelines on how to prevent transmitting the Zika virus through sexual transmission.
Dallas Co. Case Of Zika Virus Acquired Through Sexual TransmissionOfficials with the CDC have sent official confirmation to Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) that the first case of Zika virus in Dallas County in 2016 was acquired through sexual transmission.
Average Age Of New U.S. Moms At All-Time High, Now Over 26The average age of first-time mothers is at an all-time high in the U.S — over 26.
Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Confirmed In Texas PatientA Houston television station is reporting that officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a case of Zika virus in a traveler from Texas who recently returned from Latin America.
Experts: Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus May Reach Texas By SpringThe CDC is warning Texans about a new mosquito threat called the Zika virus thats creeping toward the state
Effort To Curb Painkiller Prescribing Faces Stiff OppositionA bold federal effort to curb prescribing of painkillers may be faltering amid stiff resistance from drugmakers, industry-funded groups and, now, even other public health officials.
Further Testing Can't Confirm E. Coli In Costco Salad PartsFederal officials said Tuesday further testing was unable to confirm the presence of E. coli in the onions and celery used to make chicken salad at Costco warehouses across the country.
Human Cases Of 'Rabbit Fever' Have Jumped Up This YearHealth officials are seeing an increase of a rare illness called rabbit fever that was beaten back decades ago. In the last two decades, health officials saw an average of only about 125 cases each year of the illness — known to doctors as tularemia.
VA Patient With Ebola-Like Symptoms Cleared Of DiseaseThe patient was later diagnosed with another illness, not Ebola.
Top 5 Surprising Ways To Help You Fall Asleep40-million Americans suffer from long-term sleep disorders, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Study: Many Teen Sex Assault Victims Get Subpar ER CareMany sexually assaulted teens seeking emergency room care don't receive recommended tests and prevention treatments for pregnancy and venereal disease, according to a new study.
Experts Advise Getting Vaccinated Regardless Of Flu Season SeverityIt's time to get your flu shots! The precautionary measure is important, but health experts seem to be in disagreement about how bad the 2105 flu season will be.

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