Zika: The Untold Story

Zika: The Untold Story

This is a story that began long ago, in a small forest in Uganda on the banks of a great lake. …a story about something so tiny that it lived in the belly of a mosquito. Yet loomed large in the imagination of a little boy named Andrew Haddow, who learned of it from his…

Infections and Birth Defects (NIH, 1966)

Infections and Birth Defects (NIH, 1966)

[A woman walks up to a medical clinic.] [Narrator:] Today in the United States, one pregnancy in five fails to produce a living, healthy child 126,000 mentally retarded children are born each year. Millions more suffer from various defects. Infections are among the preventable causes of abortions, stillbirths, and damaged infants. Research on the relationship…

The Truth Behind Rising Autism Rates

The Truth Behind Rising Autism Rates

We’ve all heard the story that autism is on the rise. It seems everyone has an opinion on why. Some blame vaccines, some blame parents, so what’s really behind the rise in Autism? Hey guys Julia here for DNews Autism is a widely misunderstood condition. It’s a neurodevelopmental condition which frequently causes a spectrum of…