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Study finds anti-AIDS vaginal ring partially protects women

Intrigued with this finding, the researchers conducted additional analyses. "And in some groups of women who appeared to use it better, such as women over age 21, the risk of HIV was reduced by more than half". Warren noted that other rings with anti...

CDC: 14 more US reports of possible Zika spread through sex

For most people, Zika is not serious. Researchers hope that a Colombian study involving over 5,000 pregnant women will bring clarity to Zika, its connection to other conditions and how to stop it. "These recommendations might seem extreme to people...

14 new reports of possible sexually transmitted Zika virus — CDC

But in Brazil, health officials are investigating a possible connection between the virus and babies born with brain defects and abnormally small heads. The disease has spread to more than 30 countries. After an initial program in a dozen towns nea...

Health Buzz: CDC Says 1 in 3 Adults Don't Get Enough Sleep

Researchers found that more than one-third of the adults reported sleeping less than seven hours in a 24-hour period. Living in paradise doesn't necessarily equate to a peaceful night's sleep, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers...

First case of Zika virus in Erie County confirmed

Rio de Janeiro , Brazil: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Saturday launched a door-to-door "war" on mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus, vowing they will not jeopardize the Rio Olympics in August. "We don't want them to be bothered [by this] s...

World Bank sees modest economic drag from Zika

The South American giant has only reported weekly statistics on microcephaly cases, the birth defect which has affected a rising number of newborns and has been linked to Zika in pregnant women. But it may take several more weeks, or months, as s...

Diabetes Drug Could Combat Heart Attacks And Strokes

This study lasted approximately five years. "These could explain its effects on recurrence of stroke and heart attack". Nine percent of the participants from the drug group suffered from a stroke or heart attack during the study. Kernan, MD , of Yale...

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1.3 million Google accounts hit by Gooligan Android bug

The malware, which is included in a number of programs downloadable from third-party app stores, roots a vulnerable Android device and steals the user's security credentials, Micha...

Texas announces first local Zika case

State officials say further investigation is necessary to try to figure out how and where the woman was infected. The state's first local transmission of the Zika Virus was confi...

Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

So why are some retailers making the night of Thanksgiving the beginning of Black Friday? Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the United States calendar, wit...

Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

So why are some retailers making the night of Thanksgiving the beginning of Black Friday? Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the United States calendar, wit...

Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

So why are some retailers making the night of Thanksgiving the beginning of Black Friday? Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the United States calendar, wit...

Samsung may soon release Android 7.0 Nougat update

With the announcement of its Galaxy Note 7, Samsung introduced a Black Onyx color version, which definitely looked terrific, if you can take care of it most of the time. Samsung ...

Penn State Beats Rutgers 39-0

In games against Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State and Iowa, Rutgers has scored a combined seven points and been shut out four times times, including the last tw...

UO President Says School Will Protect Undocumented Students

Chicago's mayor, Rahm Emanuel, who was previously chief of staff to Barack Obama, said: "I want to assure all of our families that Chicago is and will remain a Sanctuary City "....

Giants' defense could be something speical

To this point in the season while not being incredible they have done a good job and held opposing offenses in check for the most part. New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning ...

Will Texas see legalized marijuana?

Proponents argued that it's important to be able to control, regulate and tax marijuana . Rapper and weed enthusiast Snoop Dogg took to social media to express his feelings on t...

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Colorado officials say voting systems back online after outage

Colorado officials say voting systems back online after outage

Polls in Colorado will be closing tonight at 9 pm EST, and, since Colorado is a swing state, people will be watching closely to see which way the vote goes. But Democratic turn...

LSU's offensive line looks to rebound from poor results against Alabama

Unfortunately, by now it seems patently obvious that LSU's fate will be to wait Nick Saban out in order to achieve the promise of those expectations. For all his achievements, Hurt...

Election office directors talk poll watchers, voting rules

However, this percentage ebbs away as age increases-only 40% of likely voters 65 and older said they feel comfortable voting online . In fact, not only does the page help people r...

AP analysis: Trump silent in ads, Clinton talks up children

AP analysis: Trump silent in ads, Clinton talks up children

With 29 electoral votes at stake, Trump, Clinton and high-profile supporters have been traveling throughout Florida in the closing days of the campaign to try to turn out voters....

With schedules, Trump, Clinton reveal strategy and style

With schedules, Trump, Clinton reveal strategy and style

On the other side, there's Democrat candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who has Wall Street connections and has been mired in scandals, including the loss of thousa...

Local Trick-or-Treat times and tips

Local Trick-or-Treat times and tips

At alleys and driveways, enter and exit slowly and carefully. Parents should make sure children under 12 trick-or-treating with a parent or other trusted adult. Parents should ma...

Health Insurance Hikes Will Drive Up Taxpayer Subsidies

Health Insurance Hikes Will Drive Up Taxpayer Subsidies

Mendelson, however, contends that "this premium increase was largely avoidable" if political Washington had managed to "iron out small details". The Obama administration announ...

Breast cancer screening helps save lives

Breast cancer screening helps save lives

The girls said they had a good time writing the song and making the video, which is being shared on Facebook. But the change was mostly because screening led to many more cancers b...

Mariota throws 3 TDs as Titans beat winless Browns 28-26

Mariota throws 3 TDs as Titans beat winless Browns 28-26

Had the Colts held onto the lead, the Titans would've found themselves tied for first in the AFC South with Houston. It was their first home game win and also the first wins back-t...