Zika Images Show 'Worst Brain Infections That Doctors Will Ever See'
A series of medical images published Tuesday offer the most complete picture, so far, of how the Zika virus can damage the brain of a fetus. How Big, Really, Is The Zika Outbreak In Florida? Shots - Health News · How Big, Really, Is The Zika Outbreak ...
Brain Scans of Brazilian Babies Show Array of Zika Effects
Expect More US Zika Virus Cases, Experts Say
Five More Cases of Local Zika Infection Reported in Florida
Sepsis is a medical emergency, CDC says. It can be stopped if caught in time.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared sepsis a medical emergency, reporting Tuesday that about 72 percent of patients with this fast-moving and deadly illness have recently been seen by doctors and nurses, representing missed ...
Sepsis Declared Medical Emergency By CDC, Fast Action Required For Prevention
Sepsis: Deadly infection is a "race against time"
CDC Urges Fast Action To Prevent Sepsis Death
New York Times
The Senator's Daughter Who Raised Prices on Anti-Allergy EpiPen
Members of Congress are in an unusual position as they demand an explanation for Mylan NV's 400 percent price hike for the EpiPen and focus attention squarely on its CEO: Heather Bresch. If lawmakers follow the usual script, Bresch could get called up ...
US lawmakers demand investigation of $100 price hike of lifesaving EpiPens
Mylan hunkers down amid EpiPen pricing storm
Senator Amy Klobuchar Pushes EpiPen Makers to Explain Their 400 Percent Price Hike
Zion Harvey: A Year After Double Hand Transplant 9-Year-Old 'Can Do More Than I Imagined'
Earlier this month, 9-year-old Zion Harvey got to experience what most kids can only dream about: he threw out the first pitch at a Baltimore Orioles game against the Texas Rangers. But Zion is no ordinary kid, and simply throwing a ball for him was no ...
Zion Harvey: Transplanted hands are 'amazing'
9-Year-Old Zion Harvey Conquers the World After Becoming First Kid Ever to Receive Double Hand Transplant
Boy with double-hand transplant's next goal: Play football
Banned PCB Chemicals Still Tied to Autism in U.S. Kids
U.S. News & World Report
TUESDAY, Aug. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children exposed to relatively high levels of PCBs in the womb may have an increased risk of developing autism, a new study suggests. PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyls, are man-made chemicals once used ...
Chemicals banned decades ago linked to increased autism risk today
Autism risk increased with prenatal exposure to banned chemicals
Deadly Pesticides Banned in the 1970s Still Increasing Autism Risk
This brain-eating amoeba kills 97 percent of the people it infects. Not Sebastian DeLeon.
When his headache became so excruciatingly painful he couldn't stand to be touched, the parents of 16-year-old Sebastian DeLeon started researching hospitals. It had been only days since the teen, a camp counselor in south Florida, left his summer job ...
Rare recovery: Florida teen survives brain-eating amoeba
South Florida teen survives rare amoeba infection that kills most people
Florida Teen Survives 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba Infection
Daily Journal Online
Veterans' Painkiller Abuse Can Raise Odds for Heroin Use
U.S. News & World Report
TUESDAY, Aug. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Veterans who misuse narcotic painkillers may be at high risk for heroin use, a new study cautions. The research included nearly 3,400 U.S. veterans who had never misused painkillers or used heroin.
Among veterans, painkiller misuse strongly linked to starting heroin Brown University
Prescribed Opioids Not Linked to Veterans' Heroin Use
Common sense lacking in painkiller policies
He withered away for 7 years. Doctors didn't realize his passion was killing him.
By the time the man arrived at the lung disease clinic in Manchester, England, it was almost too late. It was April 2014 and the 61-year-old had spent the past seven years finding it harder and harder to breathe. Once able to run 10 kilometers, he ...
Bagpipe Lung Death: Fungi And Mold In Wind Instruments Can Cause Fatal Illness
'Bagpipe' Lung Infection Kills Piper
Musicians Urged To Clean Instruments After Bagpiper Dies
August is a hot month for divorce filings
The Seattle Times
August and March are the peak divorce-filings months in this state. A UW sociologist says the filings jump right after summer vacations but before school, and after the Thanksgiving/Christmas holidays. “Broken promises,” says Julie Brines.
The times of year you're most likely to get divorced
Why Divorce Spikes in August and March
It's Splitsville: Divorce May Be Seasonal, Study Finds
If you live in the US, you pay too much for prescription drugs
Why does the US pay more for prescription drugs than any other country? Monopolies and a government that can't negotiate, scientists said in a paper that may provide ammunition for lawmakers aiming to lower drug costs. Researchers from Harvard Medical ...
Patent Monopolies Driving High U.S. Drug Prices: Study
What's to Blame for High US Drug Costs?
US Drug Prices Remain High Without Generic Competitors, Study Finds