Stories about Medicine

Aug 30 2016

SC blood donations to be tested for Zika

Now, the FDA recommends "universal testing of donated Whole Blood and blood components for Zika virus in the US and its territories". The FDA first recommended ...

Aug 28 2016

Colombia's FARC rebels to hold final conference, peace vote September 13-19

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited Washington earlier this year, when he and Obama both hailed prospects for peace between the government and FARC rebels. T...

Aug 27 2016

Man with no symptoms spread Zika to sex partner

The Zika virus is primarily spread by infected mosquitoes, specifically the yellow fever mosquito and the Asian tiger mosquito. Considered as among the biggest health s...

Aug 27 2016

McDonald's recalls millions of Happy Meals fitness bands

Another 3.6 million of the recalled bands were distributed in Canada. On Tuesday, McDonald's issued a voluntary recall of millions of its "Step It" fitness trackers. ...

Aug 26 2016

Clinton blasts Trump attacks on foundation

Clinton argued - as her supporters have in recent days - that Donald Trump's potential conflicts are more significant than the questions being raised about the Clinton Fo...