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FDA takes steps to protect blood supply in Florida amid Zika probe 7:30pm EDT

CHICAGO The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered blood banks in Florida's two most densely populated counties to stop collecting blood as health officials determine whether Zika has begun transmission in the continental United States.

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Innovations give African leaders hope malaria can be beaten by 2030

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - African governments are confident malaria can be wiped out within 15 years as research innovations, including a vaccine against the disease, are developed and tested, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) said.

12:51pm EDT

U.S. and UK form global partnership to speed new antibiotics

LONDON U.S. and British health officials have created a new alliance with a budget of hundreds of millions of dollars to accelerate the development of new antibiotics and tackle the growing problem of drug resistance.

11:50am EDT

Too much light at night, too little in the morning tied to obesity risk

(Reuters Health) - Older people exposed to high lighting in the evening, and low light in the morning are more likely to gain weight, and the opposite light exposures may encourage weight loss, Japanese researchers say.

Japan 2:54pm EDT

Stretching may ease women's depression and menopause symptoms

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