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With the Zika virus coming to prominence as a major health risk in the world, people have a lot of questions- and a lot of misconceptions about the virus. Rickey Smiley tells Dr. Collier about a woman he met at Target who thought a grown woman’s small head was a sign that she had Zika. […]

The virus travels through Aedes mosquitos, which are common in all nations in the Western Hemisphere with the exception of Canada and Chile.

The World Health Organization says that Zika, a potentially deadly virus that causes small heads and developmental delays in infants, is expected to spread to all but two countries in North, Central and South America.

Until more information becomes available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Ebola survivors to abstain from all forms of sex or use…

South Indiana is under major pressure to create a medical safety blanket after it was revealed Gov. Mike Pence would declare a health emergency over the…

A Richmond man has the first human case of West Nile virus infection reported in Virginia this year, according to the Richmond Times Dispatch. The man reported getting sick July 3 and spent more than a week hospitalized. West Nile virus is spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes and can cause mild to life-threatening […]

Malware and Spyware developers are targeting Android mobile devices more than ever, indicating Google’s open mobile platform may draw even more attacks as the mobile industry keeps growing. One-third of all mobile users, Android or Apple, may come across an unsafe link this year, according to a new report. Android users are particularly vulnerable, and […]

Cyberattacks that commonly had targeted computers are zapping smartphones and tablets, prompting security experts to urge Google and Apple to do more to slow their spread. After a recent attack, Google last week removed 25 corrupted applications from its Android Market, but not before up to 125,000 Android users downloaded the bad apps, says Kevin […]