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Maine gov.: Asylum seekers bring diseases like ‘ziki fly’

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday, February 18, 2016, 5:43 PM AUGUSTA, Maine — Republican Gov. Paul LePage says asylum seekers are the biggest problem in Maine because they bring disease, including AIDS and what he called the “ziki fly.” LePage said ...

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Women who give birth after 40 at greater health risk

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 18, 2016, 3:45 PM luamduan/Getty Images/iStockphoto Don’t wait too long to have babies. Women who give birth after 40 put themselves at increased risk of strokes and heart attacks, according to a new study ...

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SI swimsuit cover model Ashley Graham shares success secrets

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, February 14, 2016, 11:51 AM theashleygraham via Instagram Curvaceous bikini babe Ashley Graham, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’s first plus-size cover girl, told the Daily News her secret to looking her best doesn’t cost a cent. ...

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Colo. Planned Parenthood clinic targeted in shooting reopens

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Updated: Monday, February 15, 2016, 10:54 PM Jeremy Sparig 2015/Jeremy Sparig The clinic in Colorado Springs was targeted in the Nov. 27. mass shooting. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  — A Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs reopened nearly ...

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‘Baby box’ coming to NY, could help reduce infant mortality

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, February 14, 2016, 7:01 PM The Baby Box Company/The Baby Box Company Baby boxes have been used in Finland to reduce the infant mortality rate. The baby box is coming to New York. Since 1938 ...

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Vaping can harm unborn babies’ nevous systems’

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, February 12, 2016, 8:41 AM Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Pregnant women who smoke e-cigarettes may be harming their unborn babies, research has revealed. Recent tests suggest that vaping damages the child’s nervous system, making it just as ...

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Zika infection danger will increase as weather gets warmer

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Friday, February 12, 2016, 3:46 AM CHRISTIAN BRUNA/EPA There’s “virtually no risk” of contracting the mosquito-born Zika virus in New York right now — but officials are concerned that could change when the weather gets ...

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Use your mind’s power to control your addictions and vices

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Thursday, February 11, 2016, 12:00 PM iStock / Getty Dopamine is one of the main chemicals released in the brain when something pleasurable occurs. It regulates motivation — sending the signal, “This makes me happy!” — whether ...

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SEE IT: U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter vapes in hearing

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 11, 2016, 6:23 PM A GOP Congressman vaped his opposition to a ban on using e-cigarettes on airplanes Thursday but his argument went up in smoke. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) took a long pull ...

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Mentally disabled Canadian man missing since 1986 found

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 11, 2016, 8:35 PM A mentally disabled Canadian man who went missing in 1986 and hurt his head was found after he recalled his lost identity, reports revealed Thursday. Edgar Latulip vanished from his ...

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