CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly

Germ found in tissues of 2 Brazilian babies who died from the birth defect marked by undersized heads, brains


CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly in Brazil

And two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports


Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study

Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say


Health Tip: Eat Wisely During Cancer Treatment

The immune system is weaker


Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: Report

Smoking puts about 300,000 infants at risk each year, experts say


More Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene Test

New study finds nearly all women under 40 at diagnosis are opting for BRCA evaluation


Prenatal Acetaminophen Use Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

But the effect was small and experts say there's no reason to switch to other painkillers


Weakened Knees a Big Cause of Falls for Older People: Study

But treatments to improve strength, balance may guard against injuries, disability, researchers say