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Health & Lifestyles

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
Florida readies for a fight with mosquito-borne Zika virus

Florida readies for a fight with mosquito-borne Zika virus

Florida’s history of fighting off mosquito-borne outbreaks puts the state in perhaps better position than most when it comes to the Zika virus.
Published: 02/05/16

Kansas confirms first causes of flu in this flu season

Kansas health officials have confirmed the first flu cases in the state for the current flu season
Published: 02/05/16
Florida readies for a fight with Zika virus

Florida readies for a fight with Zika virus

Florida's history of fighting off mosquito-borne outbreaks puts the state in perhaps better position than most when it comes to the Zika virus
Published: 02/05/16

Health officials: Zika virus case confirmed in Travis County

Health officials have confirmed the first positive case of Zika virus in Travis County
Published: 02/05/16
Woman charged in teen's death says she, too, was bullied

Woman charged in teen's death says she, too, was bullied

Natalie Keepers told a judge that she was bullied _ just like the 13-year-old girl she is accused of plotting to kill
Published: 02/05/16
J.J. Watt feels concussions are an expected injury

J.J. Watt feels concussions are an expected injury

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt says he knew concussions were a risk when he decided to play football.
Published: 02/05/16

Possible wood slivers prompt H-E-B ice cream recall

H-E-B recalls Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle ice cream over possible wood pieces
Published: 02/05/16

Lawmakers want medical marijuana oversight committee

With less than five months until medical marijuana dispensaries are up and running, Hawaii lawmakers are considering a bill to create an oversight committee for the future industry
Published: 02/05/16