Health Care


Sexually transmitted Zika case in Peru
- April 18, 2016

Pregnant women should not travel to areas with active Zika transmission . Researchers have tracked down some of the genetic mutations in the Zika virus and say they hope they can help explain why the virus seems to all of a sudden started causing birth defects . (more...)
Sanders picks up a few more delegates at Colorado convention
- April 18, 2016

If a Democratic president could get the right justice appointed to the supreme court, he argued, then the United States could again begin to separate money from politics. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event held at Los Angeles Southwest College on Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Los Angeles. (more...)
Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Taking Lives in the Midwest Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Taking Lives in the Midwest
- April 15, 2016

Although Elizabethkingia is a common organism in the water and soil but it rarely causes infections. As the infection spreads, the CDC and IL state investigators continue to investigate the several questions the new strain of Elizabethkingia has brought to light. (more...)
Facebook shows new ways to chat, stream video Facebook shows new ways to chat, stream video
- April 15, 2016

This development was announced during the conference for developers in San Francisco on Tuesday. It's using a new product called "Outbrain for Chat". Although Facebook has not ruled out advertising on Messenger , analyst Ken Sena of the Evercore investment firm says a more immediate revenue source could be fees from businesses, such as hotel and travel companies offering to provide reservations and other services through the chat app. (more...)
CMS Plans to Ban Theranos Founder From Blood-Testing Business CMS Plans to Ban Theranos Founder From Blood-Testing Business
- April 15, 2016

Originally, it stated that Theranos now has 10 days to respond to CMS, when in fact the company has already responded. On April 13, a Theranos spokesperson told Reuters that the CMS had not imposed any sanctions on the company as yet. (more...)
White House to Draw on Ebola Funds to Fight Zika Virus
- April 08, 2016

The money will be added to an existing federal fund to combat Zika , worth $79 million, bringing the total to roughly $589 million. The White House isn't waiting for Congress to act on an emergency $1.9 billion funding request to fight the Zika virus . (more...)