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Thailand confirms first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia 7:20am EDT

BANGKOK Thailand reported on Friday the first confirmed cases in Southeast Asia of microcephaly linked to mosquito-borne Zika, as the World Health Organization urged action against the virus across the region. | Video

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Doctors don't communicate well about terminally ill patients

(Reuters Health) - Cancer specialists and primary care physicians are not communicating very well about the end-of-life concerns of the patients they share - and according to one new study, they often rely on those patients to convey information back and forth.

11:51am EDT

Labels don't always guarantee foods are free of gluten

(Reuters Health) - Some foods that don’t appear to contain wheat or gluten based on package labeling may still have trace amounts of these ingredients, a company-funded study suggests.

11:14am EDT

People need timely warning to avert accidents in self-driving cars

(Reuters Health) - People operating self-driving cars need at least six seconds and some cues from the vehicle to “get back in the loop” and take control in time to avoid an accident, researchers say.

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Zika-related birth defects likely higher than anticipated: panel

BOSTON The risk posed by the Zika virus to developing fetuses is likely far greater than current estimates suggest, a top U.S. health official said on Thursday.

Sep 29 2016

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