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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 11:52 PM CST

Some Good News for Dementia: Rates Might be Going Down

Some Good News for Dementia: Rates Might be Going Down

Researchers have found a small piece of good news for people at high risk of some kinds of dementia: it might be possible to delay it or even prevent it. They found falling rates of vascular dementia in...

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 06:26 PM CST

Zika Found in Fetus With Birth Defects

Zika Found in Fetus With Birth Defects

Doctors have found the Zika virus in the brain of a fetus with severe microcephaly, which may help experts understand the relationship between the virus and how it affects developing babies, NBC News...

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 04:44 PM CST

Zika Will Spread Like Chikungunya: CDC

Zika Will Spread Like Chikungunya: CDC

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking towards a virus in Puerto Rico to track how Zika may spread, NBC News reported. The CDC says Zika is spreading the same way as chikungunya, a...

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 05:29 PM CST

Dallas Co. Warns More Zika Cases May Be Ahead

Dallas Co. Warns More Zika Cases May Be Ahead

Dallas County Health officials confirm a third positive test for Zika virus and warn that many more cases can be expected in the months ahead.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 10:38 AM CST

Third Zika Case Confirmed in Dallas County

Third Zika Case Confirmed in Dallas County

The first locally transmitted case of Zika virus has been confirmed Tuesday in Dallas County. The patient was infected through sexual contact, not through a mosquito bite, officials say.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 12:04 PM CST

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin: Zika Virus

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin: Zika Virus

The Dallas Morning News' medical expert Dr. Seema Yasmin discusses the fight to stop the spread of the Zika virus.

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