Tag: Zika

Men and Zika

Men and Zika

Women are not the only ones who need to be concerned about Zika. Men need to be aware of how their exposure to Zika may affect their unborn baby. Zika ...
Get outdoors but know how to protect yourself

Get outdoors but know how to protect yourself

Tomorrow is National Get Outdoors Day. Now that the weather has warmed up, getting outside is a welcomed change in most parts of the country. But g ...

Zika in New York City

If you live in the New York City area, you may have seen or heard the advertisements about the Zika virus. There has been an increase in the number ...
Zika Care Connect website offers access to specialists

Zika Care Connect website offers access to specialists

A new website has been created specifically to help families affected by the Zika virus. It’s called Zika Care Connect (ZCC). ZCC offers a network ...
Zika travel guidance – an update and helpful tools

Zika travel guidance – an update and helpful tools

The CDC recently updated its Zika travel guidance. March is a time when many people get away from the snow, ice and cold and thaw out in the sunshine ...
Zika and sperm – a new concern

Zika and sperm – a new concern

The latest news about the Zika virus is that there is a potential risk that some semen donated to sperm banks in South Florida might be contaminated w ...
Is the Zika virus affecting babies in the U.S.?

Is the Zika virus affecting babies in the U.S.?

Short answer…Yes. The CDC just released a report that measured the number of brain related birth defects in the U.S. before and after the arrival o ...
Don’t forget about Zika

Don’t forget about Zika

Just because it is winter in many parts of the U.S. does not mean that Zika has gone away. You still need to take appropriate precautions and be prepa ...
Prevent to protect: talk to your health care provider

Prevent to protect: talk to your health care provider

January is Birth Defects Prevention month. In the United States, a baby is born with a birth defect every 4 ½ minutes. Some infections before and duri ...
Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? We’ve got 9 for you.

Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? We’ve got 9 for you.

"Your health before and during pregnancy has a direct impact on your baby," says Dr. Siobhan Dolan, the March of Dimes medical advisor and co-author o ...