First West Nile virus infection this year is seen in Mass.

Vector Control ramped up its spraying schedule once mosquito numbers jumped last month and the first discovery of the disease carrying mosquito began showing up in traps. People should wear mosquito repellent or protective clothing and keep screens o... More..

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Sarah Michelle Gellar Praises 'Brave Friend' Shannen Doherty Amid Breast Cancer Battle
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Sarah Michelle Gellar Praises 'Brave Friend' Shannen Doherty Amid Breast Cancer Battle

Doherty was first diagnosed with breast cancer in early 2015. She is now undergoing chemotherapy treatment, which prompted Shannen to shave off her trademark long locks last month (Jul16) and share her new ba...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

2 babies born in California with Zika-related microcephaly

Out of 500,000 expected travelers to Rio for the Olympic Games, only a maximum of 37 people are predicted to contract Zika and return home while still contagious, said study co-author Gregg Gonsalves, a lecture...More..

Two cases of Zika-related birth defects reported in California
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Two cases of Zika-related birth defects reported in California

It also said it has increased mosquito surveillance and control, and has ramped up medical preparedness including screening, diagnosing and caring for infected individuals. “This is a sobering reminder for Ca...More..

Tesco recalls range of flavoured butters over listeria bug fears
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Tesco recalls range of flavoured butters over listeria bug fears

The packs being withdrawn are Tesco Chocolate Chip & Maple Syrup Butter, Red Chilli & Lemon Butter, Roast Garlic & Herb Butter and Three Peppercorn Butter. "Tesco apologizes to our customers for any inconvenien...More..

Marco Rubio mocks Donald Trump's misspelled insults
by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Marco Rubio mocks Donald Trump's misspelled insults

Trump, a brash former reality TV show host, has now won three straight nominating contests in New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada. "The best person to beat Hillary Clinton in November...is undoubtedly D...More..