With the Christmas season upon us, it's easy to get lost in the to-do list of the holidays. But for the Agnew family of Salt Lake City, Utah, a visit from a stranger provided a memory they will never forget. Miles Agnew, 2, has been in hospice care for months, and his health had been in slow
Florida has confirmed the state's first sexually transmitted case of Zika for this year, health officials said. The Florida Department of Health announced in a statement Tuesday that the case was reported in Pinellas County. A resident's partner showed symptoms of the mosquito-borne virus following
With summer approaching, Florida health officials are taking steps to prevent another outbreak of the Zika virus . State and local officials have been monitoring for the virus in both humans, who could pick up the virus abroad, and in mosquitoes, which could transmit the illness to humans.
One in 10 pregnant women with confirmed Zika virus infections had an infant or fetus who showed signs of birth defects, according to a new report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention . The CDC released the news today as part of its "Vital Signs" report. Researchers found that of 250
The Zika virus may increase the risk that a pregnant woman has a child with certain birth defects by up to 20-fold, according to a new study. Researchers looked at data on infants both before the spread of the Zika virus and after to understand the risk of the virus on a developing fetus, according
Officials at a Washington D.C. public health lab confirmed to ABC News that they are retesting hundreds of samples from people in the area for Zika virus over concerns about the accuracy of the original test results. Already, samples taken from two pregnant women, who originally tested negative for
The first person to be infected locally during Florida's Zika virus outbreak was nearly 5 months pregnant, according to a new case study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The case study reveals how doctors figured out that a 23-year-old pregnant woman was the first person in
Scott and Gwen Hartley have two daughters with the same neurological condition and they share their milestones online.
From the very beginning, Scott and Gwen Hartley from Kansas knew there was something very different about their daughter, Claire. “Literally she was born and there was a lot of commotion,” Gwen Hartley said.” I remember thinking what's going on? Why are there so many people in here?” Moments after
A first of its kind study of U.S.-born babies exposed to the Zika virus shows higher rates of birth defects for those exposed in the first trimester of pregnancy. The study, published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is the first time researchers have tried to