Florida Reports First Locally Transmitted Zika Infections in U.S.

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The United States is apparently experiencing its first local outbreak of the Zika virus, with four human infections reported in south Florida very likely caused by mosquito bites, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday.

New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More people are surviving cancer, but many are left with persistent pain after treatment. New guidelines from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recommend that doctors routinely screen for such pain.

Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016, (HealthDay News) -- Gluten sensitivity appears to be a real medical problem, and not a figment of the popular imagination conjured up by the gluten-free craze, a new study contends.

The English Bulldog's Health Has Gone to the Dogs

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- They may be adorable, but English bulldogs are sicker than almost any other breed of dog. And, a new study says their genes don't offer much opportunity to boost their health.

Health Highlights: July 29, 2016

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Health Tip: Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids

(HealthDay News) -- Omega-3 fatty acids may improve your heart health and help you ward off heart disease.

FDA OKs New Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication

THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The injectable drug Adlyxin (lixisenatide) has been approved to treat adults with type 2 diabetes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Tighten Teens' Nighttime Driving Restrictions: CDC

THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Getting U.S. teens out of the driver's seat before midnight would reduce their risk of fatal crashes, federal health officials said Thursday in a new report.

Timing Conception Might Help Reduce Zika Risk in Affected Areas

THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women in Zika-affected countries might reduce their risk of infection during pregnancy by timing conception with periods of low mosquito activity, a new study suggests.

Are Unemployed Husbands Fueling Divorce Rates?

THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to common belief, a new U.S. study suggests that women's growing role in the workforce is not a major factor in divorce. But a husband's ability to keep a full-time job might be.