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How climate change and air pollution can affect your health
President Donald Trump 's decision to pull out of the landmark Paris climate agreement could have far reaching consequences on climate and fossil fuel emissions in the future. While climate change and pollution are often discussed in terms of environmental damage, they can also greatly impact
Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds
Mosquito bites aren't just a nuisance but can be a serious public health threat as seen during the mosquito-borne Zika outbreak that spread through much of the globe last year. A new study published today in the Nature Communications journal reports that mosquitoes might be even more adept at
Princess Diana's love affair revealed in new documentary
Journalist Martin Bashir discusses the new details about Diana revealed in the documentary "The Last 100 Days of Diana."
Baby born during family visit to Nebraska zoo
Kymica Hubbard gave birth unexpectedly on April 23 at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium.
Prince Harry honors Princess Diana's legacy in emotional speech about land mines
Prince Harry paid tribute to his late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, in a speech urging people to carry on her fight against land mines.
Prince Harry honors Princess Diana's legacy in emotional speech about landmines
Prince Harry paid tribute to his late mother, Diana Princess of Wales , in a speech urging people to carry on her fight against landmines. Harry, who is royal patron of the Halo Trust, an anti-landmine charity his mother also supported, called on world leaders Tuesday to rid the world of landmines
'Nightline': Making a Difference - Part 1
July 1999: Dr. Susan Nagly helps provide healthcare in impoverished, war torn southern Sudan.
Hurricane Matthew: How to Support Relief Efforts in Haiti
Charity organizations have launched relief efforts to address the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, which is in dire need of food, clean water, shelter and medicine. Haiti’s Ministry of Interior says 1.4 million people are in urgent need of assistance. The United Nations country
Dengue Fever Infection Reported in Miami Area
Health officials announced on Wednesday that they have detected a case of locally acquired dengue fever in Miami-Dade county, according to the Florida Health Department . Dengue fever is a viral disease that is mainly spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which also spreads the Zika virus . The
Officials Investigate Leprosy Case in California
California health officials reported on Thursday that a child in Jurupa Valley, California, has been diagnosed with leprosy and another child is suspected of having the disease.