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How to Stay Safe in the 'Heat Dome' Coming this Weekend

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The dog days of summer are officially set to arrive this weekend with much of the continental U.S. expected to wilt under a what the National Weather Service is calling a “heat dome.”The weather will “push the heat index …

 

Your Body: How Much Sleep Do Kids Need?

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorAre your kids getting enough sleep at night?For the first time, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released official consensus recommendations for the amount of sleep n…

 

Zika Virus May Remain in Semen Longer than Previously Thought

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Zika virus has been found in one man’s semen 93 days after he first reported symptoms, topping the previous known record of 62 days, according to a letter published in Lancet Infectious Diseases this month.The patient…

 

New USDA Rules Eliminate Junk Food in Schools

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Students might notice some changes in the cafeteria when they go back to school in a few weeks.The USDA will announce rules Thursday that require schools to get rid of unhealthy snacks and eliminate students’…