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Zika Virus Concerns

While the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that millions of people in Central & South America and other areas are infected with the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne illness, it’s important to bear in mind that the vast majority will experience no symptoms and will require no medical attention. The focus of concern is on pregnant women who are in (or may travel to) affected areas and women who may become pregnant during (or shortly after) travel to affected areas.

» Zika Virus Disease Q & A
» Zika Virus & Pregnancy

» Zika Virus Fact Sheet
» Mosquito Bite Prevention

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person walking on trailBeing fit doesn't mean you have to see a certain number on the scale or have six-pack abs. From tips on exercise, to maintaining brain "fitness", to evaluating the health of your fridge and pantry, learn how to stay physically and mentally fit.

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