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Zika Birth Defects May Be 'Tip of the Iceberg': Experts

The explosion of cases of birth defects caused by Zika virus may be the "tip of the iceberg," experts said Sunday. Many cases have probably been missed because babies looked normal when they were born, NBC News... »

A Look at How the Zika Virus Can Kill You

The Zika virus is not usually thought of as a life-threatening virus, but it did kill a man in Puerto Rico. The man, in his 70s, is the first reported U.S. death from the virus, which is spreading across... »


Family of Boy With Incurable Cancer Asks for Birthday Cards

The family of a boy battling incurable cancer is hoping the Chicago community can help give him a very special sixth birthday by sending cards in a show of support. Lucas "Bear" Cervone, who lives in the city’s... »

US Health Care Costs All Over the Map: Study

Health care prices vary in different parts of the U.S., according to a new study that digs into the pattern of costs around the country, NBC News reported. The report from the Health Care Cost Institute... »

Montco Officials Collect Over 5.6K Pounds of Prescription Drugs

Officials collected over 5,600 pounds of unwanted and expired medications during the 11th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in Montgomery County. »

FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first commercial U.S. test Thursday to diagnose the Zika virus, NBC News reported. Quest Diagnostics will use the same method that government labs use to look... »

Cheaper & Designer Sunglasses Give Full UV Protection

Cheap sunglasses and expensive designer eyewear deliver the same amount of UV protection, according to an investigation conducted by the “Today” show. University of California, Berkeley, optometrist Dr. »

Zika Was in Haiti Before Brazil: Study

A new study shows the Zika virus was circulating in Haiti in 2014, long before it became obvious that it was spreading in Brazil, NBC News reported. The team checked out three mysterious infections in... »

Valeant CEO to Tell Congress He Regrets Drug Price Hikes

The outgoing CEO of embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals will tell lawmakers Wednesday that he was "too aggressive" and regrets drastically hiking prices for several critical medicines, according... »