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GMO Mosquito Study in Florida Sparks Eco Debate

April 22, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

Company says the mosquitoes could be used to help halt spread of Zika virus.

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GMO Mosquito Study in Florida Sparks Eco Debate

Life Expectancy Drops for White Women, CDC Says

April 20, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

Overall life expectancy for women remained at 81.2 years.

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Life Expectancy Drops for White Women, CDC Says

Health Hazards Emerge in Texas as Floodwaters Recede

April 20, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

Floods can be dangerous even after waters recede.

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Health Hazards Emerge in Texas as Floodwaters Recede

CDC Confirms Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus Between 2 Men

April 15, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

Report adds to information about how Zika can be spread from person to person.

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CDC Confirms Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus Between 2 Men

Virtual Reality View of Surgery Live-Streamed Worldwide

April 14, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

UK Doctors used VR technology during a surgery to show the operation.

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Virtual Reality View of Surgery Live-Streamed Worldwide

Researchers Investigating Zika’s Connection to Other Birth Defects

April 14, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

CDC officials confirmed link to one birth defect, microcephaly.

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Researchers Investigating Zika’s Connection to Other Birth Defects

The ‘Dirty Dozen’ Produce Named Worst for Pesticide Exposure

April 13, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

Strawberries, peaches and apples all made the list by environmental group.

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The ‘Dirty Dozen’ Produce Named Worst for Pesticide Exposure

Zika Virus Causes Rare Birth Defect, CDC Says

April 13, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

“It is now clear that the virus causes microcephaly,” CDC director says.

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Zika Virus Causes Rare Birth Defect, CDC Says

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