Peoria welcomes leap year baby

Marida is 7.5 pounds and 21 inches long. The chances of having a baby on Leap Day are 1 in 1,461. He joins older brother Trevor, 7. "Every four years until we can have it on the real date, the 29th", says Annabella's father, Paul Howard. Traci Philli... More..

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by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

CDC announces 14 new cases of Zika virus transmitted through sex

Federal health officials are warning women and men again that the Zika virus might be sexually transmitted and they should be taking precautions to avoid infection. "Today, CDC added the following destina...More..

First sexually transmitted case of Zika virus in Europe recorded
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

First sexually transmitted case of Zika virus in Europe recorded

The virus causes only mild symptoms in most people, but in pregnant women, it might cause birth defects. On Friday, the CDC confirmed nine pregnant women in the USA had been diagnosed with the Zika virus. Tho...More..

Neighbor fired air rifle, unaware it hit Salma Hayek's dog
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Neighbor fired air rifle, unaware it hit Salma Hayek's dog

If this neighbor had a long-standing problem with Hayek's dogs, one would hope that he would have gone to local authorities or even Hayek herself before dealing with the situation like Yosemite Sam. He said he ...More..

FDA to add bold warning to Essure contraceptive device
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

FDA to add bold warning to Essure contraceptive device

After three months of deliberation, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Monday that it will require a new postmarketing study and a black box warning label for Bayer's permanent birth contro...More..

by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Tenn. Dept. of Health warns travelers of Zika virus

She was not pregnant, nor was she hospitalized, spokeswoman Carole Barasch said, adding that the woman has recovered. That case is associated with travel; there are no cases in any US States of local transmissi...More..