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Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 07:34 PM CDT

A Look at How the Zika Virus Can Kill You

A Look at How the Zika Virus Can Kill You

The Zika virus is not usually thought of as a life-threatening virus, but it did kill a man in Puerto Rico. The man, in his 70s, is the first reported U.S. death from the virus, which is spreading across...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 02:30 PM CDT

New Study Finds Spanking Can Lead to Worse Behavior in Kids

New Study Finds Spanking Can Lead to Worse Behavior in Kids

A new study on spanking has found the more children are spanked, the more likely they are to defy their parents.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 09:11 AM CDT

Superheroes Drop In At Local Hospitals

Superheroes Drop In At Local Hospitals

In honor of National Superhero Day, a group of true superheroes got out their masks and capes and made their way to hospitals across the country and in Chicago. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 09:38 PM CDT

FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test

FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first commercial U.S. test Thursday to diagnose the Zika virus, NBC News reported. Quest Diagnostics will use the same method that government labs use to look...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 04:55 PM CDT

Teen Birth Rates Drop Among Blacks, Hispanics: CDC

Teen Birth Rates Drop Among Blacks, Hispanics: CDC

Birth rates among black and Hispanic teenagers have fallen dramatically over the past decade, but they’re still more likely to have babies compared to their white peers, according to a new report, NBC News...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 05:07 PM CDT

Cheaper & Designer Sunglasses Give Full UV Protection

Cheaper & Designer Sunglasses Give Full UV Protection

Cheap sunglasses and expensive designer eyewear deliver the same amount of UV protection, according to an investigation conducted by the “Today” show. University of California, Berkeley, optometrist Dr.

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