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Births Plummet in San Francisco Bay Area

A new study suggests that the birth rate is collapsing in the San Francisco Bay Area, partly due to high housing prices, as women are delaying childbirth until they can afford living space in which to raise children.

Pregnant San Francisco (Chris Michaels / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Shock: 170 Zika Cases in California

170 cases of Zika virus infection have been confirmed in California alone in 2015 and 2016, as the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) warns travelers returning home from the Rio Olympics or other Zika-affected regions to take precautions to avoid spreading the virus.

This image obtained March 31, 2016 courtesy of Purdue University/ Kuhn and Rossmann research groups shows a representation of a near-atomic level map of Zika virus

Pregnant Woman Tests Positive for Zika in Texas

HOUSTON, Texas — A woman from El Salvador who now lives in Houston has tested positive for the Zika virus. A representative from the center where she is receiving care said it is unknown whether the woman contacted the virus through

The Aedes Aegypti mosquito carries the Zika virus, an illness strongly suspected to be linked to an outbreak of birth defects

Pregnant Yahoo! CEO Slammed for Taking Only 2 Weeks Off

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced on tumblr.com that she is pregnant with twins, but plans to approach her pregnancy and delivery by taking “limited time away” and “working throughout.” Mayer, 40, said her identical twin girls will likely be born in December. She and her husband Zachary Bogue already have a son.

Marissa Mayer

Woman in Labor Gets Flat Tire on I-5

A flat tire stalled a woman in labor en route to the hospital early Monday morning. The woman chose to wait with her family on the side of the I-5 freeway in San Diego while the tire was changed.

Flat tire (Marufish / Flickr / CC)