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CBS 19 Tyler
CDC confirms link between Zika, microcephaly in Brazilian babies who diedWASHINGTON (USA TODAY) - The Centers for Disease Controlhas identified the Zika
CDC confirms link between Zika, microcephaly in Brazilian babies who died
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 6 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (USA TODAY) - The Centers for Disease Controlhas identified the Zika virus in the tissue of two babies who died in Brazil from microcephaly — the strongest link yet between the virus and the birth defect that has stricken developing... Read more
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USA Today
Amazon has a zombie apocalypse clauseSAN FRANCISCO – Should the United States fall to a zombie apocalypses, feel fre
Amazon has a zombie apocalypse clause
USA Today / Posted 6 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO – Should the United States fall to a zombie apocalypses, feel free to spend your remaining moments as a human using Amazon’s new open-source software for building 3D video games to run heart-lung machines or autonomous vehicles. But if... Read more
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USA Today
CDC confirms link between Zika, microcephaly in Brazilian babies who diedWASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control has identified the Zika virus in t
CDC confirms link between Zika, microcephaly in Brazilian babies who died
USA Today / Posted 6 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control has identified the Zika virus in the tissue of two babies who died in Brazil from microcephaly — the strongest link yet between the virus and the birth defect that has stricken developing fetuses, the CDC... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
CDC confirms link between Zika and microcephalyWASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control has identified the Zika virus in t
CDC confirms link between Zika and microcephaly
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control has identified the Zika virus in the tissue of two babies who died in Brazil from microcephaly — the strongest link yet between the virus and the birth defect that has stricken developing fetuses, the CDC... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Check out Amazon's new zombie attack clauseSAN FRANCISCO – Should the United States fall to a zombie apocalypses, feel fre
Check out Amazon's new zombie attack clause
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO – Should the United States fall to a zombie apocalypses, feel free to spend your remaining moments as a human using Amazon’s new open-source software for building 3D video games to run heart-lung machines or autonomous vehicles. But if... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
66 Ursinus Students Sickened, 17 Sent to HospitalSeventeen Ursinus College students were sent to the emergency room or urgent ca
66 Ursinus Students Sickened, 17 Sent to Hospital
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 10 minutes ago
Seventeen Ursinus College students were sent to the emergency room or urgent care late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning after falling ill with similar symptoms, including vomiting, diarrhea, and dehydration. Sixty-six students total reported... Read more
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First Coast News
Check out Amazon's new zombie attack clauseSAN FRANCISCO – Should the United States fall to a zombie apocalypses, feel fre
Check out Amazon's new zombie attack clause
First Coast News / Posted 14 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO – Should the United States fall to a zombie apocalypses, feel free to spend your remaining moments as a human using Amazon’s new open-source software for building 3D video games to run heart-lung machines or autonomous vehicles. But if... Read more
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First Coast News
CDC confirms link between Zika and microcephalyWASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control has identified the Zika virus in t
CDC confirms link between Zika and microcephaly
First Coast News / Posted 14 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control has identified the Zika virus in the tissue of two babies who died in Brazil from microcephaly — the strongest link yet between the virus and the birth defect that has stricken developing fetuses, the CDC... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Check out Amazon's new zombie attack clauseSAN FRANCISCO – Should the United States fall to a zombie apocalypses, feel fre
Check out Amazon's new zombie attack clause
KTVB Boise / Posted 17 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO – Should the United States fall to a zombie apocalypses, feel free to spend your remaining moments as a human using Amazon’s new open-source software for building 3D video games to run heart-lung machines or autonomous vehicles. But if... Read more
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CNET
Amazon puts Zombie Apocalypse clause into terms and conditionsTechnically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken o
Amazon puts Zombie Apocalypse clause into terms and conditions
CNET / Posted 21 minutes ago
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. André Horta/Fotoarena/Corbis I like to believe that Amazon thinks of everything. Or at least tries to. It knows what you need before you need it and... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Check out Amazon's new zombie attack clauseSAN FRANCISCO – Should the United States fall to a zombie apocalypses, feel fre
Check out Amazon's new zombie attack clause
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 22 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO – Should the United States fall to a zombie apocalypses, feel free to spend your remaining moments as a human using Amazon’s new open-source software for building 3D video games to run heart-lung machines or autonomous vehicles. But if... Read more
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Daily Record
Morris health, pest control officials outline Zika precautionsMORRISTOWN - Morris County health and mosquito control officials are using bait
Morris health, pest control officials outline Zika precautions
Daily Record / Posted 36 minutes ago
MORRISTOWN - Morris County health and mosquito control officials are using baits and traps to gauge the local threat of the Zika Virus and advising residents to discard or regularly clean outdoor items that hold standing water to reduce potential... Read more
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Al.com
Zika confirmed in Alabama: Mosquito linked to virus found along Gulf Coast; how to protect yourselfZika – a mosquito-borne virus that has been blamed for severe birth defects in
Zika confirmed in Alabama: Mosquito linked to virus found along Gulf Coast; how to protect yourself
Al.com / Posted 46 minutes ago
Zika – a mosquito-borne virus that has been blamed for severe birth defects in South America – has been confirmed in Alabama. And while concerns over Zika have grown, health officials said there is no need to panic. Here's what you need to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
World's top scientists pledge to share all findings to fight ZikaLONDON: Thirty of the world's leading scientific research institutions, journal
World's top scientists pledge to share all findings to fight Zika
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
LONDON: Thirty of the world's leading scientific research institutions, journals and funders pledged on Wednesday to share for free all data and expertise on the Zika virus as soon as they have it. "The arguments for sharing data and the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US tests find low cancer risk from Lumber Liquidators' flooringREUTERS: Government tests show some types of laminate flooring sold by Lumber L
US tests find low cancer risk from Lumber Liquidators' flooring
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
REUTERS: Government tests show some types of laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators Holdings LLC can cause irritation and breathing problems but the risk of cancer from exposure is low, a federal agency said on Wednesday. Lumber Liquidators'... Read more
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The Star
World's top scientists pledge to share all findings to fight ZikaLONDON (Reuters) - Thirty of the world's leading scientific research institutio
World's top scientists pledge to share all findings to fight Zika
The Star / Posted an hour ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Thirty of the world's leading scientific research institutions, journals and funders pledged on Wednesday to share for free all data and expertise on the Zika virus as soon as they have it. "The arguments for sharing data and the... Read more
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FOX News
Opioid abuse propels record US deaths from overdose, CDC saysATLANTA – U.S. deaths from drug overdoses hit a record high in 2014, propelled
Opioid abuse propels record US deaths from overdose, CDC says
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
ATLANTA – U.S. deaths from drug overdoses hit a record high in 2014, propelled by abuse of prescription painkillers and heroin, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday. Drug overdoses increased 6.5 percent in 2014 from a... Read more
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FOX News
Walgreens to roll out kiosks that dispense drug antidote without prescriptionWalgreens has announced a plan to roll out kiosks that dispense over-the-counte
Walgreens to roll out kiosks that dispense drug antidote without prescription
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
Walgreens has announced a plan to roll out kiosks that dispense over-the-counter naloxone, the heroin overdose drug that users can inhale or inject, in over half of its U.S. locations. Drugstores’ efforts to increase availability of these antidotes... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is this the end of Lyme disease?Is the end of Lyme disease in sight? Unraveling tick's DNA 'sheds light on how
Is this the end of Lyme disease?
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
Is the end of Lyme disease in sight? Unraveling tick's DNA 'sheds light on how the disease spreads - raising hopes of new interventions' Scientists sequenced the genome of deer ticks that spread Lyme disease The ticks' genome is 'long and more... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
BMJ offers online resources to help healthcare workers respond to global emergency linked to Zika virusBMJ is offering free online resources to support researchers, doctors, nurses,
BMJ offers online resources to help healthcare workers respond to global emergency linked to Zika virus
News-Medical-Net / Posted an hour ago
BMJ is offering free online resources to support researchers, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to understand and respond to the global health emergency linked to the Zika virus. The online resources are aimed at healthcare... Read more
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CTV News
Important questions about Zika testing, answeredPublic health officials around the world are warning about the Zika virus, whic
Important questions about Zika testing, answered
CTV News / Posted 2 hours ago
Public health officials around the world are warning about the Zika virus, which in Brazil and French Polynesia, has been linked to microcephaly, a condition where babies are born with unusually small heads. The spread of Zika in nearly every... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto school board discusses student mental-health modelsHow the school district can best — and better — support student mental health t
Palo Alto school board discusses student mental-health models
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 2 hours ago
How the school district can best — and better — support student mental health took front and center at Tuesday's school board meeting, from an update on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's forthcoming study of youth suicide in the area to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Zika Virus: What Happened WhenPhoto by Alyson Hurt/NPR Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pan Americ
Zika Virus: What Happened When
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 hours ago
Photo by Alyson Hurt/NPR Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pan American Health Organization Photo by CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith Photo by Marvin Recinos/AFP/Getty Images Photo by Mario Tama Getty Images Photo by Mario Tama Getty Images Photo... Read more
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Daily Mail
Now Zika is linked to ANOTHER birth defect...Zika could cause babies to go BLIND: Those born with microcephaly may 'also suf
Now Zika is linked to ANOTHER birth defect...
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
Zika could cause babies to go BLIND: Those born with microcephaly may 'also suffer serious eye abnormalities' Infected babies born with microcephaly have abnormally small heads But now, scientists revealed Zika has been linked to another birth... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
DCHHS Confirms 3rd Zika Virus Case In Dallas CountyDALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has recei
DCHHS Confirms 3rd Zika Virus Case In Dallas County
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 hours ago
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the third Zika virus case in Dallas County in 2016. The patient recently traveled to Honduras... Read more
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CBS News
What does the future hold for babies with microcephaly?There's a broad spectrum of health issues children with microcephaly may face.
What does the future hold for babies with microcephaly?
CBS News / Posted 2 hours ago
There's a broad spectrum of health issues children with microcephaly may face. Some may be in otherwise good health, while some will suffer crippling mental and physical disabilities. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people... Read more
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TechCrunch
23andMe and Women’s Health Startup Celmatix Combine Forces To Research Genes Affecting InfertilityHumans have been having humans for hundreds of thousands of years as part of ou
23andMe and Women’s Health Startup Celmatix Combine Forces To Research Genes Affecting Infertility
TechCrunch / Posted 2 hours ago
Humans have been having humans for hundreds of thousands of years as part of our genetic drive so it seems counter-Darwinian that some genes might work against our ability to make a baby. But that is exactly what certain genes might be doing,... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder's Grillo Center: Booster for pneumonia vaccine?Q. My husband and I got pneumonia vaccines a few years ago and now we heard we
Boulder's Grillo Center: Booster for pneumonia vaccine?
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 2 hours ago
Q. My husband and I got pneumonia vaccines a few years ago and now we heard we might need boosters. Will Medicare cover the cost? A. Needing the booster depends on your age, your overall health, and which vaccine you received. Pneumococcal... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Lyme Disease Just Got NastierA new culprit behind Lyme disease has been discovered, and it can cause even na
Lyme Disease Just Got Nastier
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 2 hours ago
A new culprit behind Lyme disease has been discovered, and it can cause even nastier symptoms than its predecessor. Until now, scientists thought that the tick-borne illness was caused by only one species of bacteria, called Borrelia burgdorferi.... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Americans Live Shorter Lives than Europeans, CDC Study Says Simply living in the U.S. causes people to live two fewer years than those in
Americans Live Shorter Lives than Europeans, CDC Study Says
Doctors Health Press / Posted 2 hours ago
Simply living in the U.S. causes people to live two fewer years than those in Europe and other high-income countries, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Third Zika Case Confirmed in Dallas CountyOfficials with the Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed Wednesday
Third Zika Case Confirmed in Dallas County
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 hours ago
Officials with the Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed Wednesday a third positive test result for Zika virus. DCHHS performed the preliminary test and will refer the specimen for additional testing at the Centers for Disease Control... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Florida officials tackling Zika virus earlyWednesday, February 10, 10:49 AM EST But that didn�t stop health officials fro
Florida officials tackling Zika virus early
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
Wednesday, February 10, 10:49 AM EST But that didn�t stop health officials from going into action. State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong issued last week a declaration for public health emergency for the counties with... Read more
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ABC News
Zika Outbreak Updates: China Reports First CaseThe Zika virus outbreak continues spread throughout the Western Hemisphere, inc
Zika Outbreak Updates: China Reports First Case
ABC News / Posted 3 hours ago
The Zika virus outbreak continues spread throughout the Western Hemisphere, including in wide swaths of Central and South America, and concerns are growing for pregnant women because the mosquito-borne virus has been linked with a serious birth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Greaves Knew Those Who Funded Rebel War in Liberia'When Harry Greaves, former Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining
'Greaves Knew Those Who Funded Rebel War in Liberia'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
When Harry Greaves, former Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC) was struck down supposedly by his assailants during the last days in January, he died along with valuable information that would probably never be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Barricade Simeon Freeman's HomeBridgett Milton — Riot officers of the Police Support Unit or PSU have barricad
Police Barricade Simeon Freeman's Home
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Bridgett Milton — Riot officers of the Police Support Unit or PSU have barricaded the home of the political leader of the opposition Movement for Progressive Change, Simeon Freemen, in Brewerville, suburb of Monrovia barely two days after he had... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
CDC sends Florida 950 kits to test for Zika virus antibodiesFederal health officials have sent the state of Florida an additional 950 kits
CDC sends Florida 950 kits to test for Zika virus antibodies
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 3 hours ago
Federal health officials have sent the state of Florida an additional 950 kits to test for viral antibodies in people who have shown Zika symptoms after traveling to affected countries. Gov. Rick Scott's office released a statement Tuesday saying... Read more
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Al.com
First Alabama resident confirmed with Zika virusThe state Department of Public Health confirms one Morgan County resident has t
First Alabama resident confirmed with Zika virus
Al.com / Posted 3 hours ago
The state Department of Public Health confirms one Morgan County resident has the first travel-related case of the Zika virus in Alabama. This 2003 photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a female Aedes albopictus... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Alabama the latest state with confirmed Zika patientThe Alabama Department of Public Health reports the first confirmed travel-rela
Alabama the latest state with confirmed Zika patient
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 3 hours ago
The Alabama Department of Public Health reports the first confirmed travel-related case of Zika virus in an Alabama resident, according to a news release from the agency. The positive specimen was from a resident of Morgan County. Tests are being... Read more
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First Coast News
Five things to know about the Zika virusQ. So why are people concerned? A. Because the virus has been linked to seriou
Five things to know about the Zika virus
First Coast News / Posted 4 hours ago
Q. So why are people concerned? A. Because the virus has been linked to serious birth defects. Zika virus was first detected in Brazil in May. In October, Brazil's Ministry of Health began receiving reports of an unusually high number of cases of... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Walgreens Combats Opioid Abuse [video] By Tia Rinehart - Walgreens joined the fight to prevent opioid abuse by launc
Walgreens Combats Opioid Abuse [video]
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 4 hours ago
By Tia Rinehart - Walgreens joined the fight to prevent opioid abuse by launching two new programs Tuesday video Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - Richard Ashworth, Walgreens... Read more
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Boston Globe
Officials could face charges in Flint water crisis, investigator saysAs a probe begins into the water crisis gripping Flint, Mich., a top investigat
Officials could face charges in Flint water crisis, investigator says
Boston Globe / Posted 4 hours ago
As a probe begins into the water crisis gripping Flint, Mich., a top investigator announced Tuesday that if officials are found to have been grossly negligent they could face charges as serious as manslaughter. ‘‘We’re here to investigate what... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
CDC sends Florida 950 kits to test for Zika virus antibodiesSARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Federal health officials have sent the state of Florida
CDC sends Florida 950 kits to test for Zika virus antibodies
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 4 hours ago
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Federal health officials have sent the state of Florida an additional 950 kits to test for viral antibodies in people who have shown Zika symptoms after traveling to affected countries. Gov. Rick Scott's office released a... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Americans have shorter lives due to injuriesGuns, drugs and cars contribute substantially to the life-expectancy gap betwee
Americans have shorter lives due to injuries
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 hours ago
Guns, drugs and cars contribute substantially to the life-expectancy gap between the United States and other developed nations, a study found. Deaths from old-age ailments sometimes get more attention in longevity research, but deaths from these... Read more
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Wired News
Vape Pens and E-Cigs Are Blowing Up. Like, LiterallySome people hail vaping as a safer alternative to cigarettes, arguing that ther
Vape Pens and E-Cigs Are Blowing Up. Like, Literally
Wired News / Posted 5 hours ago
Some people hail vaping as a safer alternative to cigarettes, arguing that there’s no tobacco smoke, so it’s got to be safer. It remains to be seen if that’s true, and there is some evidence that the stuff inside vapes and e-cigs is toxic. But beyond... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Soccer Star Solo Might Skip Rio GamesU.S. women's soccer star Hope Solo said in an interview with Sports Illustrated
Soccer Star Solo Might Skip Rio Games
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 hours ago
U.S. women's soccer star Hope Solo said in an interview with Sports Illustrated she might not go to Brazil for the Summer Olympics because of the Zika virus, the magazine reported Tuesday. Solo and the women's national team will play Costa Rica on... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Bill filed in legislature to give women time to breastfeed at workMississippi is among the states with the lowest rates of breastfeeding. Tuesday
Bill filed in legislature to give women time to breastfeed at work
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 hours ago
Mississippi is among the states with the lowest rates of breastfeeding. Tuesday a group of working and non-working Mom's lobbied lawmakers to take a close look at the need for additional education and laws. "Right now some people have the mindset,"... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Scientists say more research needed to determine Zika-microcephaly linkRIO DE JANEIRO — The release of new figures apparently finding fewer cases of m
Scientists say more research needed to determine Zika-microcephaly link
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 5 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO — The release of new figures apparently finding fewer cases of microcephaly in Brazil than first feared is adding force to calls for more research into the link between the rare birth defect and the spreading Zika virus. Health... Read more
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NBC New York
U.S. Soccer Team Briefed on Zika Ahead of Rio OlympicsThe U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night
U.S. Soccer Team Briefed on Zika Ahead of Rio Olympics
NBC New York / Posted 6 hours ago
The U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before the start of the CONCACAF Olympic qualification tournament in Frisco. The 2016 Olympics are scheduled... Read more
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NBC Washington
U.S. Soccer Team Briefed on Zika Ahead of Rio OlympicsThe U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night
U.S. Soccer Team Briefed on Zika Ahead of Rio Olympics
NBC Washington / Posted 6 hours ago
The U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before the start of the CONCACAF Olympic qualification tournament in Frisco. The 2016 Olympics are scheduled... Read more
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NBC San Diego
U.S. Soccer Team Briefed on Zika Ahead of Rio OlympicsThe U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night
U.S. Soccer Team Briefed on Zika Ahead of Rio Olympics
NBC San Diego / Posted 6 hours ago
The U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before the start of the CONCACAF Olympic qualification tournament in Frisco. The 2016 Olympics are scheduled... Read more
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