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Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 08:12 AM EDT

Tigers Closer Rodriguez Says He Contracted Zika

Tigers Closer Rodriguez Says He Contracted Zika

Detroit Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez says he contracted the Zika virus over the off-season in his home country of Venezuela and advises potential Olympic athletes to educate themselves on the virus...

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 06:09 PM EDT

Mom With Zika Gives Birth to Baby With Birth Defects at NJ Hospital

Mom With Zika Gives Birth to Baby With Birth Defects at NJ Hospital

A woman diagnosed with the Zika virus gave birth to a girl with microcephaly at a New Jersey hospital, the first apparent case of a baby being born in the Northeast with defects from the disease, Manny Alvarez...

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 02:52 PM EDT

Sisters Diagnosed Weeks Apart Fight Breast Cancer Together

Sisters Diagnosed Weeks Apart Fight Breast Cancer Together

Two Utah sisters grew up in the same bedroom, went to the same college, worked for almost a decade at the same company and have visited over 50 countries side by side. Now every three weeks, they sit together in...

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 08:08 AM EDT

Inside the Lab That Found the Latest Superbug

Inside the Lab That Found the Latest Superbug

The news startled doctors across the country last week. A small team at the Multidrug Resistant Organism Repository and Surveillance Network (MRSN) lab in Maryland that specializes in testing germs for...

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 03:02 PM EDT

Health Experts Urge WHO to Consider Moving Rio Olympics

Health Experts Urge WHO to Consider Moving Rio Olympics

Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak. The 150 experts — including a former...

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 08:47 PM EDT

Possible Cellphone-Cancer Link Found in Rat Study

Possible Cellphone-Cancer Link Found in Rat Study

A partial report from a U.S. government study on on rats and mice has found a possible link between cellphones and cancer, giving new life to the longstanding debate over whether cellphone use might lead...

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 10:51 AM EDT

Dr. Heimlich, Now 96, Uses His Maneuver for 1st Time

Dr. Heimlich, Now 96, Uses His Maneuver for 1st Time

The 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with developing his namesake Heimlich maneuver recently used the emergency technique for the first time himself to save a woman choking on food at his senior...

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 07:25 AM EDT
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By Jessica Glazer

6 BBQ Tips for a Safe Memorial Day Weekend

BBQ and picnic season is just beginning. Here are a few tips to make sure you... View gallery

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Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 08:32 PM EDT

Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found in US for 1st Time

Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found in US for 1st Time

A drug resistant “superbug” feared by doctors has shown up in the U.S. for the first time, researchers reported Thursday. The germ, E. coli bacteria with the mcr-1 gene mutation, was found in a Pennsylvania...

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 09:54 AM EDT

Fake Perfume Bust Finds Ingredients Linked to Cancer, Organ Damage

Fake Perfume Bust Finds Ingredients Linked to Cancer, Organ Damage

Federal agents seized cases of fake perfume – some of which contained ingredients linked to cancer and organ damage – and made five arrests in a counterfeiting bust Wednesday morning, authorities said. Homeland...

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