First Trimester News
Zika Virus Could Infect 'Thousands' of Pregnant Women in Puerto Rico, CDC Chief Warns
Federal health officials said they remain concerned about a growing number of Zika virus infections in Puerto Rico and fear that "thousands" of pregnant women could be infected with the virus that has been shown to cause birth defects in infants. Tom Frieden , director of the U.S. Centers for
At Least 234 Pregnant Women in US Infected With Zika: CDC
Three infants in U.S. states have been born with Zika-related birth defects, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Three other pregnancies ended in miscarriage, with the fetuses showing signs of birth defects associated with the mosquito-borne virus, the
Zika Infection in Third Trimester Poses Little Risk of Microcephaly in Infants, Study Finds
Zika virus infection during the third trimester of pregnancy may pose only minor risk for brain abnormalities in infants, according to a preliminary study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine . Health officials from Colombia and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Zika Virus Outbreak: Top Questions for CDC Chief From ABC News' Facebook Live Q&A
ABC News’ Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser conducted a live Q&A today with Dr. Tom Frieden , director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to get the latest guidance and updates on the Zika virus . Here are the major takeaways: How dangerous is Zika? Is it
Dr. Besser Hosts Chat with CDC Director Thomas Frieden
ABC's Chief Health and Medical Editor, Dr. Richard Besser hosts a Facebook chat with CDC Director, Thomas Frieden.
Debunking Some Common Pregnancy Myths
ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses some potential truths and falsehoods of pregnancy myths.
Index: Massive Blackout Hits Downtown Seattle
To the index other of news. A murder mystery solved in Florida tonight. Police say the ex-husband of an air force veteran and mother has confessed to her death. Tricia Todd was last seen on surveillance at the grocery store in April. She never showed up to pick up her 2-year-old daughter, sparking
'Eat This, Not That': The Essential Food Guide for Moms-to-Be
Dr. Jennifer Ashton shares tips from "Eat This, Not That When You're Expecting," her new book with Dave Zinczenko.
‘Eat This, Not That’: Essential Food Guide for Moms-to-Be
Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent, teamed up with Dave Zinczenko for the new book, “Eat This, Not That When You're Expecting” to offer expectant mothers a guide on what to eat for each trimester of their pregnancies. Ashton is a board-certified