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Two Nebraska women infected with mosquito-borne Zika Virus

The CDC said the link between Zika virus and severe birth defects is growing stronger by the day. DHHS officials will continue to monitor the Zika virus outbreaks occurring in many countries including Brazil, the release said. Rockland has ...

Brazil finds Zika in microcephaly babies' brains

To date, the District Headquarters Hospital has received no technical guidelines on management of suspected patients of Zika virus disease nor has the hospital administration been informed of availability of testing facility for confirmatory tests in...

Woman in Rockland County Contracts Zika Virus

The CDC is warning pregnant women against travel to affected areas, and health officials in several of the affected countries are telling women there to avoid becoming pregnant. However, he said that more information is needed on those findings, in...

Pregnant women should consider delaying travel to Zika areas

Frieden says, "if this behaves like other viruses, infection with Zika before pregnancy would not have an impact on subsequent pregnancies". The Zika virus is suspected of causing a rare but potentially devastating birth defect, an abnormally small...

Health officials report first case of Zika virus in Maryland

Eleven tests have come back negative and results are still pending for the others, said Robert Yannity, spokesman for the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. "Our knowledge of what is now in the pipeline tells us that it will ...

Pennsylvania College Confirms Student Has Tested Positive for Zika Virus

The student is recovering and doing well, according to NBC 10 . The Pennsylvania Department of Health relayed the positive test to Lehigh, Vice-Provost for Student Affairs John Smeaton said in the email. The private school, located about 55 miles ...

USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika

Also, pregnant women returning from countries with Zika virus are advised to talk to their doctors and monitor potential symptoms. The World Health Organization (WHO) now estimates there could be up to 4 million cases of Zika in the Americas in the n...

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Love is the greatest gift a mother can give and receive

Moms don't care about the type of paper. No entry in the kitchen on Mother's Day Not making your moms cook for the family is rule number 1 on Mother's Day . Keep your sense o...

Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

The current rate is 28% for income that qualifies, and it hits individuals who otherwise would benefit from a sharply lower effective tax rate because of deductions . He's never d...

Leaked Trump draft order blames NAFTA for 'massive' wealth transfer from US

But that norm could usefully be tightened, both as a policy matter and as the political price of greater USA support for the pact overall. DAVID FISHER: President Trump has a po...

IRS Turns to Private Debt Collectors Amid Wave of Telephone Scams

On the other hand, if you can't afford to pay your taxes and you tell the IRS, you can be put on an installment plan for up to six years. For those of us who are serial procras...

Most young people say gov't should pay for health care

Some 55% thought it went too far in cutting existing programs, while only 35% felt it didn't do enough to end Obamacare. A late Tuesday meeting at the Capitol involving Vice Presid...

Gonzaga players take unusual journeys to Final Four

But what we've lacked in great games, we've made up for in great shots - even if not all of them counted. With Xavier sending a second and sometimes third defender at Karnowski...

Iyer called up as cover for Kohli

Iyer is uncapped at global level but boasts serious form against Australia , having finished 202 not out while batting for India A during the visitors' only tune-up for the cur...

Hamilton gears up for Vettel title fight

Mercedes picked Valtteri Bottas from Williams to replace Rosberg when the world champion made his shock decision to retire at the end of 2016. I have been out on track watching the...

OSU falls to MI in NCAA Tournament

The injury-riddled and youthful Spartans suited up only three players on Friday who saw action in last year's opening-round loss as a No. 2 seed to Middle Tennessee State. There's ...

Trump, Merkel Set to Meet in Oval Office

Merkel also grew up in East Germany, where many ordinary people were victims of a phone tapping and surveillance program perpetrated by the communist regime's Stasi secret police ...

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Danica Patrick Reveals History of Concussions, Would Retire If Medically Advised

Danica Patrick Reveals History of Concussions, Would Retire If Medically Advised

One more step on the pedal, a tick of a faster pit stop, anything that could shaved time off his run and it would have been Truex with a solo seat on the stage like Hamlin at Day...

Wodonga group welcomes Fair Work Commission Sunday penalty rates decision

The Greens have promised to introduce legislation in parliament to protect penalty rates for retail , fast food , hospitality and pharmacy workers. Full-time and part-time an...

Three years early, Trump to host campaign rally in Florida

The event comes as Mr. Trump tries to regain his footing after what's been a tumultuous first month in office. Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of J...

Angry Voters Are Confronting Terrifying GOP Members Over Potential Obamacare Repeal

To effectively repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Congress and the administration must work together, and Tom will play a very important role in that process. Bob Casey ma...

Georgia's United States senators support education secretary confirmation in 51-50 vote

Georgia's United States senators support education secretary confirmation in 51-50 vote

Today's vote to confirm Betsy DeVos , a nominee who was rushed through the process and confirmed only after Vice President Mike Pence's historical tie-breaking vote, is a huge ...

Super Bowl LI: Matt Ryan focusing on Eli Manning's advice

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick have taken six trips to the Super Bowl together since 2001 and have won four rings. "It's (will be) a special moment",...

Former Minnesota Vikings fail to capture glory at 2017 WWE Royal Rumble

Here are the real five favorites to win the 30-man Royal Rumble match . It was just unfortunate that despite the 2017 Royal Rumble match having the flawless ingredients to be a m...

Hofstra medical students rally for Affordable Care Act

Hofstra medical students rally for Affordable Care Act

It's possible the DOJ might use the executive order as "cover" should it stop participating in the cases, but it doesn't need to, he said. He said pre-existing conditions would hav...

UK opposition leader calls for Donald Trump visit delay

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal hailed the judge's ruling, saying Trump's executive order is "inhumane and undermines core American values". "It's Islamophobic. It's ...