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Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 12:04 PM CST

Baylor Hospital to Perform Uterine Transplant

Baylor Hospital to Perform Uterine Transplant

Baylor Scott and White Health will soon become one of the first hospitals to perform a uterine transplant, which has only been performed successfully in Sweden.

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 11:09 PM CST

Zika Virus Possibly Spread Through Sexual Contact

Zika Virus Possibly Spread Through Sexual Contact

Researchers suspect the mosquito-borne Zika virus could also be transmitted through sexual contact.

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 04:01 AM CST

Pregnant NYC Woman Diagnosed With Zika Virus: Officials

Pregnant NYC Woman Diagnosed With Zika Virus: Officials

A pregnant woman was diagnosed with Zika virus after visiting a country stricken with the mosquito-borne illness that may cause birth defects, New York City health officials say.

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 11:55 AM CST

CDC Discusses Growing Zika Virus Concern

CDC Discusses Growing Zika Virus Concern

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hold a conference call to discuss the growing alarm about the Zika virus and resulting birth defects.

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 05:23 AM CST

'Silent Killer': Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

'Silent Killer': Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

At least six people died from carbon monoxide poisoning since a massive snowstorm swept through the East Coast last week. The deaths included 23-year-old Sasha Bonilla, a New Jersey mother, and her 1-year...

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 12:30 PM CST

WHO: Zika Virus Is 'Spreading Explosively' in Americas

WHO: Zika Virus Is 'Spreading Explosively' in Americas

Declaring that the Zika virus is "spreading explosively," the World Health Organization announced it will hold an emergency meeting of independent experts Monday to decide if the outbreak should be declared...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 06:01 PM CST

Brazil Revises Birth Defect Count in Zika Investigation

Brazil Revises Birth Defect Count in Zika Investigation

Brazil’s Health Ministry reported fewer confirmed cases of a rare brain defect that may be tied to the Zika virus, NBC News reported. In new figures released Wednesday, only 270 of 4,180 suspected cases...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 05:48 PM CST

Basketball Coach Fights Cancer, Refuses to be Sidelined

Basketball Coach Fights Cancer, Refuses to be Sidelined

South Grand Prairie High School basketball coach Sam Morrow has racked up a lot of wins in her long and successful career. And she expects to earn to one more as she squares off against her toughest opponent yet...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 01:53 PM CST

Federal Pain Panel Rife With Links to Big Pharma

Federal Pain Panel Rife With Links to Big Pharma

A federal panel that has recently criticized efforts to cut back on painkiller prescriptions is studded with members who have financial ties to drug companies. Nearly a third of members on the Interagency...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 11:31 AM CST

Health Care Fines Press Millennials as Deadline Nears

Health Care Fines Press Millennials as Deadline Nears

Millions of young adults healthy enough to think they don't need insurance face painful choices this year as the sign-up deadline approaches for President Barack Obama's health care law. Fines for being...

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