Health Care


Two babies in California born with microcephaly from Zika, officials say
- August 07, 2016

Hundreds of Floridians have been infected after traveling to areas affected by Zika, but this was the first time the virus had been transmitted through carrier mosquitoes on US soil. "Male mosquitos don't bite, which is one of the reasons we agreed to be a part of this particular program". "Now I have 20 patients who want to be tested". (more...)
Spain reports 1st case of Zika-linked microcephaly
- May 09, 2016

The World Health Organisation recently warned the mode of transmission is "more common than previously assumed". In this case, it's detecting traces of the Zika virus. After talking with their doctor, people who have the symptoms would usually get tested at the CDC in Atlanta. Hanna said Zika symptoms include fever, rash, conjunctivitis, joint pain and red eyes. (more...)
Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico
- May 04, 2016

A Puerto Rican man in his 70s died in February from "complications related to severe thrombocytopenia", the CDC reported in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report . While Zika is associated with certain birth defects, none have been identified in the infant. "There have been four cases in French Polynesia, one case from Suriname and three cases in Colombia that were all diagnosed with ITP", Sharp said. (more...)
With Primary Season In Final Stretch, Sanders Reports Slowed Fundraising
- May 04, 2016

Of the California registered voters, 529 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the June Republican presidential primary, 826 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the June Democratic presidential primary, 1,502 were determined to be likely to vote in the June U.S. (more...)
Hornets stun Heat, take 3-2 series lead
- April 30, 2016

It is considered a defensive goal tend to touch the ball after making contact with the backboard, awarding an automatic 2 points to the offensive team , but the call was never made. They rank second and fourth, respectively, in playoff drives per gameand in the series, the Hornets have scored 1.23 points per possession on Lin or Walker drives. (more...)
Boston Marathon winner gives trophy to first female finisher Boston Marathon winner gives trophy to first female finisher
- April 20, 2016

Baysa finished in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 29 minutes, 19 seconds. Rotich also won the Prague Marathon in 2013 and Las Vegas in 2009 and ran a personal best of 2 hours, 23 minutes, 22 seconds in Chicago in 2012. The top American is Neely Spence Gracey , of Spencer, Colorado, making her marathon debut Monday. The 120th running of the historic race took place under heavy security, three years after double bombings near the finish line left three dead and at least 264 injured. (more...)