The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing the availability of about $70 million in supplemental funding to states, cities, and territories to support continued efforts to protect Americans from Zika virus.

Michael J. Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon and researcher, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Selection is one of the highest honors in medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

Andrea Cheville, M.D., physical medicine and rehabilitation researcher and director of the Cancer Rehabilitation Program at Mayo Clinic, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

St. Luke’s Medical Center in the Philippines is the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a network of independent health care providers committed to working together to benefit patients and their families.

Washington, DC - “The parties’ decision to abandon this transaction preserves hospital competition in the Harrisburg area,” said Debbie Feinstein, Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition. “Had it been consummated, the merger would have likely led to lower quality and higher cost health care, at the expense of Harrisburg residents and their employers.”

For 22 years, South Carolina native Brentney Simon and her family thought she was living with a fatal mitochondrial disease.