Thursday June 29-th, 2017

A link has been seen between Zika infections and cases of microcephaly

And in the U.S., health authorities have warned pregnant women to avoid travelling to more than 20 countries in the Americas and beyond, where Zika cases have been registered. So far Brazil is the only country investigating a spike in microcephaly ...

Abortion rights backers hail Kansas court ruling Abortion rights backers hail Kansas court ruling

An anti-abortion leader and a top Kansas legislator are dismayed by a Kansas Court of Appeals ruling that blocks enforcement of the state's first-in-the-nation ban on a common second-trimester abortion procedure. Abortion defenders blame the law for ...

Zika virus triggers pregnancy delay calls Zika virus triggers pregnancy delay calls

It also expanded its related travel warning to eight more regions as officials continue to explore possible links between Zika in pregnant women and microcephaly in their babies. In Brazil, which is combatting a large outbreak, there has been a signi...

CDC expands Zika virus alert; 22 destinations on list

Using air conditioning or windows/door screens to keep mosquitoes out. "I'm not going to risk a child", she said . "Mosquitoes that spread Zika, chikungunya, and dengue are aggressive daytime biters, prefer to bite people, and live indoors and out...

Kourtney Kardashian Talks Relationship With Scott Disick: 'Every Day Is Different' Kourtney Kardashian Talks Relationship With Scott Disick: 'Every Day Is Different'

The 36-year-old is seen standing on the right and pulling down the waist of her pants to show off her abs of steel. She said: "Well, we're not together, I feel like every day is different". Kourtney explained that although her emotions sometimes m...

Kansas court plans ruling over ban on common abortion method

Bernie Sanders, on the other hand, wrote in a 2012 article that the "decision about abortion must remain a decision for the woman, her family, and physician to make, not the government". Cole case , which will be another landmark case for abortio...

Trump Hits Cruz: We Want To Make Deals, Not Sign Executive Orders

Ted Cruz went on the attack against Marco Rubio on immigration last month in a largely successful attempt to blunt the momentum his fellow Senator had begun to garner. I can't say I'm 100% sure either of them can overcome their negatives. "He's activ...

US adds more countries to Zika travel alert

Last week's alert included Brazil, Colombia , El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Suriname and Venezuela. Denise Jamieson , a medical officer with the CDC in Atlanta. Epidemio...

CDC expands tropical virus alert; 22 destinations on list

All traveled in the month of December to countries in South America where they contracted the virus. Though they are working extra hard and fast to come up with a Zika vaccine, the only way to fight the virus, for now, is to remove water where mosq...

El Salvador advises women to delay pregnancies due to virus

Brazil is experiencing the largest outbreak of the disease. Brazil has seen an unprecedented rise in the virus since 2013, with the government estimating that there are between 400,000 and 1.4 million Zika cases in the country, the Washington Post...

New CDC advisory over Zika virus

There are no known cases of someone contracting the virus in Florida , although the Aedes mosquito , which also transmits dengue fever and chikungunya , is found in the state. As reports of mosquitoes with West Nile virus are increasing across t...

Birth defects linked to Zika virus still rising in Brazil

The AP reports that although Jamaica has not seen any confirmed cases of Zika, the country's health minister predicts that the virus, which has already spread to nearby Haiti, will affect Jamaica in due time. "It presents very similarly with a fever,...

More Than 400K Birds Destroyed To Contain Avian Flu Outbreak

Indiana State Board of Animal Health spokesperson Denise Derrer says low temperatures have frozen the hoses that carry a foam used to suffocate the flocks. No additional cases of the H7N8 strain have been found in the 6-plus-mile control zone around ...

3 in Florida have Zika virus after visiting South America

Confirmed cases of the Zika virus have been reported in four states , health officials said, as concerns over the mosquito-borne virus spread. "Babies are born with a small brain, microcephaly, they're born retarded so it's a real tragedy if a ...

Zika virus started appearing in U.S. with 5 new cases

That number has since increased to 18: Brazil, Barbados, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin, Suriname, and Venezuela. Hawaii health offici...

Doctors asked to watch for Zika virus

In Brazil, which is combatting a large outbreak, there has been a significant increase in cases of a birth defect linked to Zika. They also advised women who are trying to get pregnant or thinking of getting pregnant to talk to their doctor before ...

Microcephaly cases in Brazil rise to 3893, linked to Zika

About 80 percent of people infected with the virus do not show symptoms, but for those who do, the symptoms include acute fever onset, maculopapular rash, conjunctivitis and joint pains or arthralgia. Genetically modified mosquitoes could help Brazil...

Catch-up sleep can help prevent diabetes Catch-up sleep can help prevent diabetes

The study , which was published in the latest issue of Diabetes Care , was conducted using 19 relatively young and lean men as the subjects. Diabetes is complex, so every potential avenue is being dissected in an attempt to curb its ever-onward ma...

Kim Kardashian drops 30lbs after giving birth Kim Kardashian drops 30lbs after giving birth

The fad diet scene is nothing new to the reality star, previously turning to the Atkins diet after the birth of her daughter North in 2013. Before Christmas, Kim's personal trainer revealed that her exercise sessions are "as built into her routin...

Iran to carry on with missile program despite U.S. sanctions: spokesman Iran to carry on with missile program despite U.S. sanctions: spokesman

The United States announced on Sunday new sanctions relating to Iran's ballistic missile program, a day after the Obama administration lifted sanctions on Iran's nuclear program. Who did Iran get in return? Republican Presidential candidates are c...

Strong signs birth defects are tied to mosquito virus — CDC

The CDC has asked those who contract the virus to redouble efforts to avoid mosquito bites. Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that can spread from an infected pregnant woman to her baby and has been linked to microcephaly in infants . Other common ...

David Bowie was feeling 'optimistic' about new cancer drug just weeks before

David Bowie "curated his death" with his final album Blackstar and his United States musical Lazarus , according to portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz. A concert at Carnegie Hall that was to be a tribute to Bowie had been planned for March before...

Imposes new sanctions on Iran after Americans freed

Still, said Ansari, "The U.S. sanctions against Iran's ballistic missile program... have no legal or moral legitimacy". But Rouhani noted bitter opposition to the lifting of economic curbs from arch foe Israel, some members of the US Congress a...

Rep. Steve King: Nikki Haley Isn't A 'Principled Conservative' - But She

And, Tam, what'd they say? "Yes, partially to Donald Trump but partially to a lot of other people reminding them we get more done when we listen and find out where someone else is coming from and put ourselves in their shoes to try and figure out w...

Powerball's Big $1.5 Billion Drawing is Tonight Powerball's Big $1.5 Billion Drawing is Tonight

PST. No increase will occur before Wednesday's drawing. "I think that with anything that feels good, which it does when you win money, that we should be doing it with caution because any behavior that you engage in that is rewarding can be addictiv...

Ricky Gervais's most controversial comments at the Golden Globes

Damon won best comedy actor for " The Martian ", about an astronaut stranded on Mars, and the film also won the best comedy /musical movie category. Gervais also had a cringeworthy moment when he quipped that Spotlight - the nominated film expos...

U.S. military confirms release of 10 Navy sailors held by Iran

Navy maneuvers. Iran detained the sailors after their boats drifted into Iranian waters following apparent mechanical problems. The Iranians have assured the US that the sailors are safe, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said on CNN.

More details emerge about El Chapo's capture, as Mexico prepares to extradite

Penn did not respond directly to questions on whether it was appropriate for him to submit his story to Guzman for approval in advance of publication, or whether he took adequate information and operational security measures to protect his source.

Powerball jackpot reaches $900 million

Speaking of which, Powerball tickets can be purchased online using agents such as The Lotter, Play USA Lotteries and Play Huge Lottos. "You play to win, but if you don't play, you don't win", Singh said, a regular player of the Powerball .

Russian viral video of doctor hitting patient who dies Russian viral video of doctor hitting patient who dies

The doctor - identified by local media as Ilya Zelendinov - hurled a volley of punches on the second man. Officials did not release the name of the doctor nor the patient. Relatives identified the patient as Yevgeniy Bakhtin, 56, a resident of Belgor...

John Cena suffers shoulder injury, will undergo surgery John Cena suffers shoulder injury, will undergo surgery

WWE is reportedly close to signing New Japan Pro Wrestling stars including the ultra-talented A.J. Styles and super-charismatic Shinsuke Nakamura . This could be well be the first WrestleMania Cena has not been a part of since WrestleMania 19.

In Vitro Fertilization Does Not Trigger Developmental Delays, Study

Contrary to some previous studies, this latest research suggests infertility treatment does not affect offspring's risk of early developmental disabilities. The researchers also recruited roughly three times as many singletons not conceived via infer...

WWE Royal Rumble & Vince McMahon's Revenge WWE Royal Rumble & Vince McMahon's Revenge

WrestleMania plans rarely change once the main-event is leaked or reported. "Hey, I don't agree with it, but casual WWE fans need a goofy extraneous thing to connect to if you want to be huge". I suppose Lesnar could win the Rumble and Reigns cou...

Does 'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood Have Custody Of Leah? 2016 Court Update Does 'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood Have Custody Of Leah? 2016 Court Update

This is going to be a pretty intense  season , I feel. Teen Mom OG star  Amber Portwood  has talked about her rivalry with co-star  Farrah Abraham  and what fans can expect in the "intense" new  season . "He doesn't have seven kids but he does have...

Motörhead Frontman Lemmy Kilmister Has Passed Away Motörhead Frontman Lemmy Kilmister Has Passed Away

Lemmy had been battling various health issues over the past few years, forcing the band to cancel tours. He will be sadly missed. His death comes a month after that of Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, the band's former drummer, who was 61. Mourning the...

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