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CDC to Investigate When Kids Should Start Playing Football

How young is too young for tackle football? It’s one of the more pressing public health questions in the U.S. More than a million children and adolescents play the game. 415 more words

CDC Reports First Zika Infection Between Gay Couple

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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Centers For Disease Control confirmed another sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus was discovered in Dallas. 448 more words


Causes of Zika Virus Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control as well as Prevention claimed on Wednesday that there was currently enough proof to definitively state that the Zika bacteria could possibly trigger uncommonly tiny heads and also brain damage in infants birthed to infected mommies.
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The CDC says there’s no doubt about it: Zika virus definitely causes microcephaly

The Zika virus definitively causes brain damage and microcephaly, a congenital birth defect in which infants are born with abnormally small heads and brains, according to the US Centers for Disease Control. 182 more words

CDC: Zika definitely causes severe birth defects

NEW YORK (AP) — Confirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials said Wednesday there is no longer any doubt the Zika virus causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and other severe brain defects. 702 more words


Zika Virus Scarier Than First Thought Says Centers For Disease Control

DETROIT (WWJ) – So far there have been more than 300 confirmed cases of Zika in the United States, all associated with travel.

Now, a new warning from US health officials regarding the virus. 150 more words


4 year old boy's life saved by stroke medication

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – Everything was adding up to a potentially life-or-death decision.

A four-year-old boy is showing symptoms of a stroke. Gavin Ramirez of Owosso had already lost the use of his arms and legs. 264 more words