The World Health Organization on Wednesday advised women in areas with the Zika virus, especially during pregnancy, to cover up against mosquitoes and practice safe sex but also reassured them that most would give birth to "normal infants."
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It's something just about everyone has wondered about at one time or another: Why does something — a cold, the flu, an allergy attack — always seem to hit on the first or second day of a long-awaited vacation?
Darris Parlor claims he can sing and talk in different voices.
There are few certainties in health care because every patient is different, but one thing's a cinch: Medications won't work if patients don't take them.
As millions will be getting into their vehicles and behind the steering wheel, a number of organizations are embarking on high-visibility campaigns to help Americans get to their holiday location safely. Safe driving is paramount to reaching our destinations safely and creating the wonderful memories this holiday season, and all year round.
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, people are already creating strategies for how to shop efficiently.
The first time Tristin Engels realized her grandpa was a big deal, she was about 8 and on the side of a road in Wisconsin. A flat tire interrupted a drive home from a family fishing trip, and the police officer who pulled over to help her grandfather became starstruck when he learned his name.
As cooler weather and shorter days set in, some may feel lethargic and see their drive for work and social activities diminish. Millions of Americans suffer what is often referred to as the "winter blues" this time of year.
The battle over maintaining life support for a 20-year-old Las Vegas woman continues this week in Reno. It focuses on the question of when is a person considered dead.
According to legend, drinking or dipping into the Fountain of Youth will get rid of wrinkles, thinning hair, and turkey neck. This mystical water has led men on missions and voyages dating back to the 5th century BC. But so far, it has eluded us.
Tragic events such as the terror attacks in Paris on Friday and the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2013 provoke fear, anger and myriad other emotions in people around the world.
For the fifth consecutive year, Southern Hills Medical Center in Las Vegas has made the list of top performing hospitals compiled by the independent agency that accredits the most U.S. health care organizations.
Doing small things in times of tragedy can help us to process our feelings, creating ripples that even may extend beyond ourselves.
A volunteer firefighter from Mississippi whose face was burned off during a home fire rescue received the world's most extensive face transplant, New York University Langone Medical Center said on Monday.
Many of us may boast of the holiday season and express excitement as it approaches, but we always forget until November begins how stressful and overwhelming the holidays can be. What with the airport, the mall and the grocery store, it seems as if nowhere is safe away from the crowds.
In an old ad campaign, Gatorade asked athletes, "Is it in you?"
About 70% of all American women use tampons. On average, a woman will use between 11,000 and 16,000 tampons in her lifetime.
When Charles Thompson checked into the hospital one July morning in 2011, he expected a standard colonoscopy. He never anticipated how wrong things would go.
More than 100 women who thought they were protected from pregnancy by their birth control pills have filed a lawsuit against a manufacturer because the pills were packaged incorrectly.
A small, experimental wearable device has moved a step closer to helping patients who rely on kidney dialysis, according to a report.
Going to your doctor may soon look more like going to your tailor. Instead of starting with a request to step on a scale, he or she may measure your waist.
It is no surprise that patients who are on a wait list for an organ transplant -- generally in dire health -- would want to have their names on wait lists at as many transplant centers as possible.
There are currently 12 million Americans diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and another 12 million that have the disease and do not even know it. Those numbers are staggering.