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CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly

CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly

Germ found in tissues of 2 Brazilian babies who died from the birth defect marked by undersized heads, brains

CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly

Germ found in tissues of 2 Brazilian babies who died from the birth defect marked by undersized heads, brains

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CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly

CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly

Germ found in tissues of 2 Brazilian babies who died from the birth defect marked by undersized heads, brains

Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes

But some with less severe brain defects may live a much more normal life, experts say

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Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes

Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes

But some with less severe brain defects may live a much more normal life, experts say

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: Study

But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

Lasting Damage Seen in LGBT Teens Who Suffer Harassment

Severe cases were tied to high risk for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder

Prenatal Acetaminophen Use Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

But the effect was small and experts say there's no reason to switch to other painkillers

Patient-to-Doctor Spread of Bird Flu Reported in China

But odds are slim that deadly virus will spread easily among people, experts say

Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: Report

Smoking puts about 300,000 infants at risk each year, experts say

National Smoking Bans Help Everyone, Especially Nonsmokers: Study

Review of worldwide research finds reductions in heart disease after restrictions introduced

Rise in Marijuana Use Among U.S. Adults Less Than Reported: Study

New research counters 2015 finding that said pot use and related problems doubled over a decade

Skin Infections Common in High School Wrestlers, Study Finds

Germs on mats, helmets are likely culprits, but skin checks and hygiene might help cut risk, experts say

TB Cases Falling for Foreign-Born People in U.S.

Study reports decrease among recent entrants from Mexico, China, India, Philippines and Vietnam

Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study

Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders Sober

South Dakota program is credited with reducing deaths and is now headed to other parts of the U.S.

Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds

Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years

Horses May Know What You're Feeling, Study Suggests

Looking at photos of human faces, the equines seemed especially attuned to negative emotions like anger

Dogs' IQs Can Vary, Study Shows

Canines also exhibit signs of dementia that might help shed light on memory, thinking problems in humans

Eye Defects Seen in Some Babies Born With Zika-Linked Microcephaly

Doctors should check these infants with abnormally small heads for vision problems, researchers say

VA Hospital Care Improving, Study Suggests

Death rates for three major conditions are similar to non-VA medical centers

Why Americans Have Shorter Lifespans Than People in Similar Nations

Study finds shootings, crashes and drug overdoses contribute to a 2-year gap in life expectancy