Ohio bill fights to ban abortion after Down syndrome diagnosis...

WLWT CincinnatiKelly Kuhns rejected Down syndrome testing the first three times she got pregnant; the 36-year-old nurse from Ohio always knew she'd never terminate a pregnancy. But after her third pregnancy ended in miscarriage, she decided with the fourth to...

Warmer weather fueling mosquito breeding and West Nile Virus concerns...

WDRBLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Mosquitoes infected with the West Nile Virus are buzzing and biting their way through Jefferson County, and officials with the Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness say this warmer weather could be making it worse.Wheaton...

Ohio bill seeks to end abortions after Down Syndrome diagnosis...

fox8.comCLEVELAND-- According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year about one in every 700 babies is born with Down Syndrome. A bill making its way through the Ohio legislature seeks to stop all abortions of unborn children with the...

Flu Scan for Sep 25, 2017 – CIDRAP

CIDRAPState and county health officials in Maryland are investigating influenza in 11 pigs that were recently shown at a fair in Frederick County, the second time flu has been detected at the state's county fairs in as many weeks. In...

Wheaton senior is fifth West Nile virus case reported in...

Suburban Life PublicationsWHEATON – A Wheaton woman in her 80s is the fifth reported case of West Nile virus in DuPage County in 2017, the DuPage County Health Department reported. “The recent warm weather that followed a cool spell may...

Mother Monkey Eats Mummified Baby in ‘Astonishing’ Case – National...

National GeographicIn a first for Tonkean macaques, a first-time mom in an animal sanctuary ate the remains of her deceased infant, a new study says. Picture of monkey and dead infant baby. View Images. Evalyne, a Tonkean macaque kept at...

Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health...

Miami HeraldIn a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways...

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Rye – Seacoastonline.com

Seacoastonline.comRYE � Officials announced that the state lab in Concord verified a batch of mosquitoes collected in Rye on Sept. 12 have tested positive for West Nile virus. “We want to reassure the residents of Rye that we are monitoring...

Pregnant Women Should Still Get The Flu Vaccine, Doctors Advise...

New Hampshire Public RadioThe American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists calls the flu vaccine an "essential" part of prenatal care, for protection of the newborn as well as the woman. Infants typically don't get their own flu shot until age...

Man Partly Wakes From 15-Year Vegetative State—What It Means –...

National GeographicThe 35-year-old was able to turn his head and react to visual cues after doctors put a device in his chest that stimulates the vagus nerve. Brain 101 The brain constitutes only about 2 percent of the human body,...

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