Health

NEW YORK (AP) — A leak of radioactive material into the groundwater below a nuclear power station in New York City's suburbs highlights a chronic problem with the nation's atomic plants, some watchdogs said. New testing has shown that the amount of tritium in the groundwater...
WASHINGTON (AP) — New details about the possible effects of the Zika virus on the fetal brain emerged Wednesday as U.S. health officials say mosquito eradication here and abroad is key to protect pregnant women until they can develop a vaccine. European researchers uncovered an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — New details about the possible effects of the Zika virus on the fetal brain emerged Wednesday as U.S. health officials say mosquito eradication here and abroad is key to protect pregnant women until they can develop a vaccine. European researchers uncovered an...
NEW YORK (AP) — A national retailer sold Chinese-made flooring that emits hazardous levels of formaldehyde, a federal investigation found. The laminate flooring was sold by Lumber Liquidators until last May, when the company announced it was halting sales. A long-awaited federal...
NEW YORK (AP) — A national retailer sold Chinese-made flooring that emits hazardous levels of formaldehyde, a federal investigation found. The laminate flooring was sold by Lumber Liquidators until last May, when the company announced it was halting sales. A long-awaited federal...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Zika virus might cause eye damage in small-headed infants born to women infected during pregnancy, a small study in Brazil suggests. The study lacks hard proof of any link with Zika and vision abnormalities, but as a precaution, the authors recommend routine...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Zika virus might cause eye damage in small-headed infants born to women infected during pregnancy, a small study in Brazil suggests. The study lacks hard proof of any link with Zika and vision abnormalities, but as a precaution, the authors recommend routine...
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities at the world's busiest airport say four lactation pods are now available for nursing mothers as they travel. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Wednesday announced the additions. Officials say they can be locked from the inside and...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — International debate over whether tampons and other feminine hygiene products should be tax-free has made its way to conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made up of only men. Governments that make money this way penalize women...