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Zika-caused birth defect may become clear only after birth

Peter Salama, a senior WHO official, said Zika represents a set of long-term issues, including neurological complications in children as well as adults, family planning and maternal reproductive health, that will require a comprehensive research agenda and sustained financing over many years.


Colorado state parks offer free admission on Black Friday

Colorado state parks offer free admission on Black Friday

All 42 Colorado state parks are free Black Friday. The 100-pecent deduction is part of a partnership with outdoor gear retailer REI, which will close its stores on November 25 to inspire outdoor activity instead of waiting in long lines.


Health officials clear part of Miami Beach Zika zone

Health officials clear part of Miami Beach Zika zone

Researchers observed 13 infants who were born in Brazil between October 2015 and January 2016, and then evaluated them again between October 2015 and October 2016. The committee has now said that because research has since demonstrated the link between Zika infection and microcephaly in newborn babies, it felt that a "robust longer-term technical mechanism was now required to manage the global response".



Lady Gaga Praises Kanye West, Hits Out at Trolls

She also spoke of the "bravery and courage" it took for him to stop in the middle of his tour to take the time to get the help he needs, noting that "this is a sensitive time for many". "While I don't agree with everything he does I hope the public shows compassion and ❤️for @kanyewest and each other". She also praised the rapper for being courageous enough to cancel the rest of his San Pablo tour so he could better take care of himself.


No Aloe Found in Aloe Vera Gels from Walmart, CVS, Target

No Aloe Found in Aloe Vera Gels from Walmart, CVS, Target

The U.S. Food and Drug administration does not approve the ingredients in cosmetic products, essentially leaving it up to suppliers to make good on their promises. As a result of the recent findings, several law firms have filed suits against the the retailers claiming that they have misled consumers. So what can you do the next time you have a painful sunburn? "Only 50% of the aloe products selected for testing and review contained what was expected".


Barrier in gorilla exhibit didn't meet US standards

Barrier in gorilla exhibit didn't meet US standards

It could lead to fines or other disciplinary action. By the time the boy slipped into the cage on May 28, however, Espinosa said the barrier had begun to break down. The Cincinnati Enquirer reported that the zoo added an extra six inches of fencing, bringing the total height of the barrier to three-and-a-half feet.