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- Department of Public Health Warns of Meningococcal Disease The California Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory in Southern California linked to an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease, primarily among adult gay and bisexual men.
- Free HIV Testing Offered by Louisville Public Health Agency Louisville public health officials are offering free HIV testing on Monday.
- Blue Cross Scales Back Individual Plans Offered in Minnesota Minnesota's largest health insurer is scaling back the plans it will offer to consumers who don't get coverage from their employers.
- Saint Louis University Plans Human Trial for Zika Vaccine Saint Louis University will begin a human clinical trial this fall for a vaccine that seeks to prevent the Zika virus.
- Law Allows People, Businesses to Keep Epi Pens on Hand Alabama Department of Public Health officials say a new law allows people and businesses to keep epinephrine injectors on hand in case of an allergic reaction.
- Feds Will Use Tax Penalty Data to Find Uninsured Millennials With time running out for the Obama administration to prove the success of the Affordable Care Act, officials are aggressively targeting a group that could help turn things around: young people.
- 'GMA' Meteorologist Ginger Zee Discusses Fight with Anorexia "Good Morning America" meteorologist Ginger Zee has opened up about her childhood battle with anorexia.
- Urine Test Could Simplify Zika Virus Detection A urine-based test for Zika virus infection has shown to be more effective than the common blood-based one for many patients, a development that could make testing for the infection easier.
- Mosquito Season Brings No Urgency for Money to Fight Zika The White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama's demands for money to combat Zika, but even the onset of mosquito season that probably will spread the virus has failed to create a sense of...
- Feds Give Florida Health Centers Cash to Expand Primary Care The Obama administration is giving nearly $11 million to help 12 health centers around the state offer preventive health services to more low-income patients.
- Florida Doctor Convicted of 162 Counts of Health Care Fraud A federal jury has convicted a north Florida doctor of 162 counts of health care fraud.
- Florida Gov: Prepare for Zika virus like it's a hurricane TALLAHASSE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor says the U.S. government needs to prepare for the Zika virus like it's a hurricane. Forecasts for a hurricane threatening U.S. coasts trigger certain federal response operations. In a statement Wednes...
- Wednesday’s Work-Out of the Day (5/4) In this week’s Work-out Of the Day we examine a basic and time efficient work-out that can be completed under 30 minutes, no gym required.
- APNewsBreak: Woman's Body Rejecting Face Transplant The Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting the transplant.
- Wednesday’s Work-Out of the Day (4/6) In the words of Arnold Schwarzenegger, “It’s simple if it jiggles, its fat.”