Richardson, Texas - A needy, 78-year-old widow in Richardson, gathered her husband's clothing and donated it to a local thrift shop run by Jewish Family Services but she apparently did not check the pockets of an old pea coat.  But, a worker in the resale shop did and found four envelopes containing a total of $17,050 says the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Washington, DC - Most children born with microcephaly – small head size for age – and evidence of congenital Zika virus infection face severe health and developmental challenges at ages 19-24 months, according to results from a new investigation led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the State Health Secretariat of Paraíba and the Ministry of Health of Brazil.

Washington, DC - Happy Birthday Clara Barton!

The American Red Cross celebrates the birthday of its founder, born 196 years ago on Christmas Day in Oxford, Massachusetts.

Washington, DC - A promising approach to post-operative incision-site pain control uses a naturally occurring plant molecule called resiniferatoxin (RTX). RTX is found in Euphorbia resinifera, a cactus-like plant native to Morocco, which is 500 times more potent than the chemical that produces heat in hot peppers, and may help limit the use of opioid medication while in the hospital and during home recovery.

Imperial, California - Most people know that drinking too much alcohol can lead to health problems. But not everyone knows that one of those health problems may be cancer. With alcohol, the key to staying healthy is moderation.

San Francisco, California - Joel Zweig, an attorney who resides in New York, was sentenced to 56 months in prison for obstruction of justice and perjury, announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch, Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett, and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector in Charge Rafael Nuñez.  The sentence was handed down yesterday by the Honorable William H. Orrick, U.S. District Judge, following Zweig’s guilty plea to the charges on Tuesday.