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CDC Warns Pregnant Women About Zika-Hit Areas

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 9:29pm
Pregnant women should consider delaying trips to Latin American and Caribbean countries being newly affected by the Zika virus.









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New Bird Flu Virus Strain Shuts Down Indiana Turkey Farm

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 4:50pm
A new strain of bird flu virus called H7N8 has been found at an Indiana poultry farm, causing the farm to be isolated and the chickens slaughtered.









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Global Campaign Seeks Mixed Race Bone Marrow Donors

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 4:42pm
#Match4Lara hopes to find a bone marrow donor for Lara Casalotti, 24, and alleviate the dearth of ethnic minority and mixed race donors along the way.









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Rate Of Uninsured Latino Children Reaches All-Time Low

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 4:19pm
The rate of Hispanic children without health insurance reached an all-time low in the first year of the Affordable Care Act.









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Chipotle To Close Stores on Feb. 8 to Discuss Food Safety

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 12:31pm
Beleaguered by a series of food poisoning outbreaks, Chipotle will close all stores for a few hours next month for a food safety meeting with workers.









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Ebola's Back, Just Hours After West Africa Hits Zero

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 11:14am
Ebola's back, just hours after West Africa officially hit zero. A woman who died in Sierra Leone was diagnosed with Ebola Thursday evening.









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Latin America: Unborn Babies at Risk from Zika Virus

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 10:54am
Months before the 2016 Olympics in Rio, the mosquito-borne Zika Virus is proving dangerous for unborn babies in Latin America.









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Clinical Trial Gone Wrong Leaves 1 Brain Dead, 5 Hurt

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 10:31am
The French Ministry of Health said an investigation has been launched into the incident.









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How China Helped Dying American Boy Become Famous

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 6:17am
An 8-year old boy's dying wish to be famous in China has come true, thanks to social media — even though Facebook is blocked in the country.









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Cruise Ship Virus Less Common Than Before

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 5:58pm
Cruises may be notorious for stomach bug outbreaks but they are becoming less common, a new study shows.









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