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5 things to know about CTE

The list of football players with a brain disease called chronic traumatic encephelopathy (CTE) continues to grow. But what exactly is CTE? Here are 5 things you need to know.









Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:23:55 GMT
UN: 200 million women and girls live with female genital mutilation

They covered her face and laid her down.









Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:19:46 GMT
CDC issues new safe-sex guidelines around Zika virus

Men exposed to the Zika virus and who have a pregnant partner should use a condom or abstain from sex until the baby is born, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised Friday in guidelines aimed at preventing sexual transmission of the virus.









Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:37:24 GMT
Southern California doctor sentenced in overdose deaths of 3 patients

A Southern California doctor convicted of murder in connection with the overdose deaths of three of her patients was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison Friday by a judge in Los Angeles.









Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:24:44 GMT
Top athletes 'injected with drugs'

In a scandal that has taken more than two decades to emerge, a Chinese journalist has claimed 10 of the country's Olympic champions and world record holders have said they were part of a state-sponsored doping program.









Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:18:20 GMT
NTSB calls for lowering blood alcohol limit, but is that the answer?

The NTSB says states should drop legal BAC levels from 0.08 to 0.05 or lower to deter people from driving drunk. But even MADD isn't sure this is the way to go.









Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:18:20 GMT
Zika challenge similar to AIDS for medical community

With the Zika virus sweeping across the Americas and the number of birth defects in Brazil on the rise, a top Brazilian researcher has compared the Zika pandemic to the AIDS crisis of the 1980s.









Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:57:22 GMT
Why can't we just kill all mosquitoes?

The mosquito was never going to win any popularity contests, but as the "deadliest animal in the world" spreads the Zika virus, it's become the target of tough talk and powerful pesticides.









Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:57:17 GMT
The latest news on Zika virus











Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:56:02 GMT
Five things you need to know about Zika

A relatively new mosquito-borne virus is prompting worldwide concern because of an alarming connection to a neurological birth disorder and the rapid spread of the virus across the globe.









Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:56:02 GMT
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