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WBCA's 5K Fun Run and Health Fair coming soon

Posted: 8:31 AM - George Washington might have run for the presidency, but you too can run for a healthier body as part of the WBCA Founding Father's 5K Fun Run and Health Fair.

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UT students working on Zitka detection test

Posted: 02/11/2016 - Students at the University of Texas are working on a project that could track the Zika virus. The students say they are making a do-it-yourself kit that will detect the virus.

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Hope Solo concerned about Zika Virus

Posted: 02/10/2016 - U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo says she has concerns about the outbreak of the Zika Virus in Brazil. She says if she had the choice she would not go to the summer games in Rio.

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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

Posted: 02/08/2016 - President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. The White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant women.

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National Wear Red Day is tomorrow

Updated: 02/04/2016 - National Wear Red Day promotes awareness, education and healthy lifestyles to prevent heart disease in our community throughout the month of February.

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February 4 is World Cancer Day

Posted: 02/04/2016 - World Cancer Day is a day dedicated to getting the world thinking about and taking action against cancer, in all its many horrible forms and guises.

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Zika virus to continue spreading

Updated: 02/03/2016 - The U.S. has confirmed one sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus in Texas. The patient was infected after having sex with someone who recently returned from Venezuela and was carrying the virus.

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Jimmy Carter says scans show no signs of cancer

Posted: 02/03/2016 - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said that a scan of his torso conducted last week found no signs of melanoma, the serious form of cancer that doctors discovered last summer in his liver and brain, but he will continue treatment on February 9th.

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Officials: US Zika case sexually transmitted

Posted: 02/03/2016 - The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that a case of the mosquito-borne Zika virus was transmitted through sexual contact this year.

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UNICEF seeks $9 million to fight Zika

Posted: 02/02/2016 - UNICEF is asking for $9 million for its programs in the Americas to curb the spread of Zika virus and lessen its impact on babies and their families across the region.

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Zika Virus becomes public health emergency

Updated: 02/01/2016 - The World Health Organization says the Zika Virus is a public health emergency of global concern, and now there are six confirmed cases in Texas.

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Zika virus spreading explosively

Posted: 01/28/2016 - The World Health Organization said on Thursday that the Zika Virus, which has been linked to birth defects and neurological problems, is "spreading explosively."

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What is the Zika virus?

Posted: 01/28/2016 - CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the causes and symptoms of the Zika virus, and how you can protect yourself.

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