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Thursday, Sep 1, 2016 at 11:28 PM EDT

3 Mosquitoes on Miami Beach Test Positive For Zika

3 Mosquitoes on Miami Beach Test Positive For Zika

Two weeks after announcing that five non-travel cases of Zika had been discovered in the city of Miami Beach, state officials confirmed that three mosquitoes taken from areas in the city tested positive for the...

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 12:52 PM EDT

Diamond of California Recalls Macadamia Nuts for Salmonella

Diamond of California Recalls Macadamia Nuts for Salmonella

Two macadamia nut products sold nationwide under the Diamond of California brand are being recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. Snyder's-Lance, Inc. said it was voluntarily recalling 4-ounce...

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 11:37 AM EDT

Mylan Fought Against Generic EpiPen: Documents

Mylan Fought Against Generic EpiPen: Documents

The CEO of Mylan Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of its own cheaper version of the EpiPen this week on the heels of a price hike uproar. But for years, Mylan and its business partners have fought fiercely...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 12:41 PM EDT

Can Children Benefit From Probiotic Supplements?

Can Children Benefit From Probiotic Supplements?

Billed as "good for your guts," Dr. Karpovs says probiotics help restore normal bacteria in the body.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 03:06 PM EDT

Orlando Theme Parks Offer Bug Spray to Ease Zika Fears

Orlando Theme Parks Offer Bug Spray to Ease Zika Fears

Florida's major theme parks are now offering free bug repellent to visitors as concerns about mosquito-transmitted Zika virus mount. Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld Orlando on Sunday...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 07:42 AM EDT

Mylan Launching Generic Version of EpiPen

Mylan Launching Generic Version of EpiPen

Mylan says it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism mounts over the price of its injectable medicine. The company said Monday that its U.S. subsidiary will put out a generic version...

Sunday, Aug 28, 2016 at 02:54 PM EDT

Could Clinton Save Obama's Struggling Health Overhaul?

Could Clinton Save Obama's Struggling Health Overhaul?

With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have...

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 09:47 AM EDT

Obama: Americans at Risk Because of Zika Funding Delay

Obama: Americans at Risk Because of Zika Funding Delay

President Barack Obama urged Congress to make Zika funding its first priority after members return from a seven-week summer break, saying the delay is putting Americans at risk.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:03 PM EDT

Officials: Zika Spread Through Sex by Man With No Symptoms

Officials: Zika Spread Through Sex by Man With No Symptoms

U.S. health officials on Friday reported the first case of Zika spread through sex by a man with no symptoms of the disease. In the other 21 U.S. cases of sexual transmission, the virus was spread by someone who...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 02:51 PM EDT

FDA Expands Zika Screening to All US Blood Centers

FDA Expands Zika Screening to All US Blood Centers

The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. Friday's advisory means...

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