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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 04:26 PM PST

Zika Found in Fetus With Birth Defects

Zika Found in Fetus With Birth Defects

Doctors have found the Zika virus in the brain of a fetus with severe microcephaly, which may help experts understand the relationship between the virus and how it affects developing babies, NBC News...

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 02:44 PM PST

Zika Will Spread Like Chikungunya: CDC

Zika Will Spread Like Chikungunya: CDC

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking towards a virus in Puerto Rico to track how Zika may spread, NBC News reported. The CDC says Zika is spreading the same way as chikungunya, a...

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 01:58 PM PST

15 Percent Sales Tax Proposed for Medical Marijuana

15 Percent Sales Tax Proposed for Medical Marijuana

A California lawmaker has proposed a 15-percent tax on medical marijuana, suggesting more than $100 million in new revenue could be created.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 08:59 AM PST

VA Hospitals Compare Favorably on Deaths, Readmission Rates

VA Hospitals Compare Favorably on Deaths, Readmission Rates

Veterans' hospitals compare favorably with others when it comes to treating older men with three common conditions.

Monday, Feb 8, 2016 at 01:03 PM PST

Chipotle Urges Workers to Stay Home If They're Sick

Chipotle Urges Workers to Stay Home If They're Sick

Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered early Monday as executives went over new food safety procedures. The...

Monday, Feb 8, 2016 at 02:17 PM PST

US Athletes Worried About Zika Told to Skip Rio: Report

US Athletes Worried About Zika Told to Skip Rio: Report

The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations on a January conference call that athletes and staff worried about contracting the Zika virus should consider not going to the 2016 Rio Olympics...

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