Zika Virus Test Approved for Use in the United States

Zika Virus Test Approved for Use in the United States

Zika virus testing will be available in the United States. According to Reuters on April 28, 2016, Quest Diagnostics has been granted emergency approval by the Food and Drug Administration of its test for the virus. Quest Diagnostics announced that the test should be available to doctors in the United States in the coming week. […]

Suicide Rates Surging Higher in U.S.

Suicide Rates Surging Higher in U.S.

  The reasons vary from being middle-aged and unemployed in a tight economy to teen relationship or schooling angst. Regardless of the circumstances driving them, more Americans are losing hope and killing themselves. In fact, according to the government, suicide rates in the U.S. are surging higher and now at their highest point in 30 […]

Common Drugs Help Short-Term, but May Hurt Brain Long-Term

Common Drugs Help Short-Term, but May Hurt Brain Long-Term

Those plagued with allergies, sleeping problems and other regular ailments take comfort in the numerous pills out there, many of which no longer require prescriptions, to staunch the symptoms. Additionally, it is common knowledge that all drugs have side effects, ranging from drowsiness to scarier, “rare” possibilities. However, a new study shows that some of […]

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