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Friday, Feb 05, 2016

Health & Lifestyles

After career building racing engines, Tampa pioneer pulls out of fast lane

After career building racing engines, Tampa pioneer pulls out of fast lane

TAMPA ­— Drag racing roared to popularity after World War II in rural areas like those around Tampa, where young men toiled under hoods, then turned dark, isolated roads into car-lit speed tracks.
Updated: 2 hours ago

New Mexico Senate passes version of a 'Kendra's law'

The New Mexico Senate passes version of a "Kendra's law" that would allow forced mental-illness treatment for some residents
Updated: 5 hours ago
Brazil considers reforming biosecurity law amid criticism

Brazil considers reforming biosecurity law amid criticism

Brazil is considering reforms to its biosecurity law
Updated: 5 hours ago
The Latest: 2 more cases of Zika reported in Florida

The Latest: 2 more cases of Zika reported in Florida

Two more cases of the Zika virus have been found in two additional Florida counties
Updated: 6 hours ago

Officials say no confirmed cases of Zika virus in Kansas

Health officials say Kansas has no confirmed cases of the Zika virus
Updated: 6 hours ago

The Latest: Brazil cautions pregnant women about kissing

Now Brazilian officials are saying that pregnant women should think twice before giving a kiss _ especially to strangers
Updated: 11 hours ago

UN: Zika virus should spark review of birth control access

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says laws and policies that restrict access to birth control services must be repealed due to Zika
Updated: 12 hours ago
Clarinda struggles to fill 128-year-old former hospital

Clarinda struggles to fill 128-year-old former hospital

The 128-year-old former mental health institute in the small southwest Iowa city of Clarinda isn't your typical real estate opportunity, and so far no one is rushing to move in
Updated: 12 hours ago

The head of a top Brazilian health research institute says scientists have discovered the presence of active Zika virus in urine and saliva samples.

The head of a top Brazilian health research institute says scientists have discovered the presence of active Zika virus in urine and saliva samples.
Published: 02/05/16
82-year-old woman tracks down, meets 96-year-old birth mother

82-year-old woman tracks down, meets 96-year-old birth mother

After 50 years of searching, and with a lot of help from her granddaughter, Betty Morrell has finally met her 96-year-old birth mother.
Published: 02/05/16