First Trimester News
Health Officials Warn Dangers of Zika Virus Growing
Top government health officials say the virus is "scarier" than previously thought.
Mosquito That Spreads Zika Virus Now in 30 States, Says CDC
The mosquito was previously thought to be present in just 12 states in the U.S.
Syria Refugee Crisis: How One Lucky Family Survived the ‘Journey of Death’
Batoul Hilel, 30, ran as fast as she could. Six months pregnant and wearing sandals, tears streaming down her face, she fled toward the airstrikes battering the neighborhood where her children played. “I expected one of my children to be dead,” she says. "Absolutely." The airstrike missed by a few
Zika Virus May Cause Issues for Developing Newborns
ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton reports the latest health news on the potentially deadly virus.
Zika Virus Continues to Infect Pregnant US Travelers
ABC News' Dr. Richard Besser reports the latest health news concerning the potentially fatal virus.
Zika Outbreak Updates: Puerto Rico Declares State of Emergency
As the Zika virus outbreak continues, including in wide swaths of Central and South America, concerns are growing, especially for pregnant women because the mosquito-borne virus has been linked with a serious birth defect called microcephaly, characterized by an abnormally small head and brain.
Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus May Be Linked to Rise of Birth Defects, Puts Officials on Alert
A virus transmitted by mosquitoes is being closely watched by health officials as they investigate if an increase of birth defects in Brazil is linked to the pathogen, known as the Zika virus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to issue travel recommendations today or
CEO Admits Hiding Pregnancy in Order to Be Taken Seriously
Talia Goldstein, CEO of matchmaking site Three Day Rule, masked her pregnancy as long as she could to remain competitive in the workplace.
5 Vacations That Will Make You Live Longer
There's no question about it: Vacations are good for your health. Studies have shown that taking time off from work can improve cardiovascular health, mental health and sleep patterns. But while regular vacations of any kind might make you live longer, not all getaways are created equal. An
Undetected Ectopic Pregnancy Leaves Woman in Coma
The family of a pregnant woman who has been in a coma since Sunday is blaming the hospital that they say failed to realize she was experiencing a ruptured ectopic pregnancy and bleeding internally. Lisa Avila, 36, of Anaheim, California , was 12 weeks pregnant when she woke up on Valentine's Day