Scottsdale, Arizona - Everyone has one of those days, now and then, from the minute you wake up, you're dragging. But for people with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), those days are the norm. People with POTS may look fine, but they feel terrible, making it hard for other people to understand. POTS impacts your autonomic nervous system, which regulates body functions that we don’t think about, such as breathing, blood pressure and heart rate. The condition can strike anyone, but it often appears during the teen years.

Jacksonville, Florida - New cases of Zika virus infections related and unrelated to travel have been identified in Florida, bringing the total of reported Zika infections in the state to more than 1,000. As the number of  mosquito-borne infections continue to climb in Florida and abroad, Mayo Clinic infectious diseases experts Dr. Gregory Poland and Dr. Pritish Tosh stress the importance of mosquito bite prevention, and the need for a Zika vaccine.

Dallas, Texas - People with pacemakers or defibrillators who experience only short episodes of an abnormal heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation have a very low risk of stroke, suggesting that anticoagulants in this group of patients were not likely to reduce the risk for stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

Yuma, Arizona - On Wednesday, November 16th, the traveling exhibition “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness” is opening at the Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive. The public is invited to a special opening reception with light refreshments at 4:00 p.m.

Washington, DC - The National Cancer Moonshot Task Force and Vice President Biden released recommendations aimed at accelerating progress in cancer in the next five years. The Task Force report followed recommendations from a Blue Ribbon panel last month.