Amid Zika fears, Florida theme parks offer mosquito repellent –...

CNN(CNN) It probably was only a matter of time, but mosquito repellent has joined hand sanitizer as a must-have health accessory at Florida theme parks. Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Orlando are spearheading the movement in hope of...

Va. restaurant worker diagnosed with Hepatitis A – Washington Post

Washington PostMANASSAS, Va. — An employee at a smoothie cafe has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A. Health officials say the employee of Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Gainesville became sick in July but wasn't diagnosed until later. Officials say customers who...

Pregnancy-related deaths are on the rise in Texas – Pulse...

Pulse HeadlinesA new study showed that maternal mortality rates in Texas doubled between 2011 and 2015. African-American women are the most affected group, accounting for 28.8% of deaths linked to pregnancy complications. The study released by Obstetrics ...Rising US Mortality...

Appleyard: How Escambia got its elections supervisor – Pensacola News...

Pensacola News JournalRecent generations of voters have passed through changes in the mechanics or the technical side of casting ballots, but it's safe to say that no current citizen has experienced a year such as 1887, when so much related...

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled in Middletown Township – Patch.com

Patch.comMiddletown Township will be sprayed to control mosquito populations and limit the spread of West Nile Virus in the area. By Justin Heinze (Patch Staff) - August 27, 2016 4:00 pm ET. Mosquito Spraying Scheduled in Middletown Township. Middletown ...The...

California Judge Rejects Request to Suspend Assisted Suicide Law –...

New York TimesSAN DIEGO — A California judge has rejected a request by physicians to immediately suspend a new state law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives. Judge Daniel A. Ottolia of Riverside County Superior Court ruled on...

Texas lawmakers troubled by spike in pregnancy-related deaths, committed to...

Houston ChronicleKey Texas lawmakers expressed alarm about the state's disturbingly high rate of pregnancy-related deaths, but hope the problem can be solved through the additional investment of $150 million the legislature made in women's health programs beginning in ...Experts search...

Singapore confirms first case of locally transmitted Zika virus –...

AOL NewsSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has confirmed its first case of a locally-transmitted Zika virus, which has been linked to microcephaly, a rare birth defect, in Brazil, the health ministry said. A 47-year-old Malaysian woman working in the city-state ...US...

Avian Influenza is back in the U.S: An outbreak is...

Pulse HeadlinesA case of H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI) was detected in a wild mallard duck in Alaska and people are urged to take precautions. Last year, the virus affected more than 50 million birds in 15 different states. The new...

Unvaccinated Tropical Smoothie Employee Puts Customers at Risk for Hepatitis...

Food Poison JournalAnyone who ate at the Tropical Smoothie Café in Gainesville beween July 28 and Aug. 18 may have been exposed to hepatitis A, according to the Prince William Health Department. An employee of the restaurant at 8069 Stonewall...

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