Ending the Cuban Embargo Could Save Lives
President Obama's reengagement with the island nation has the potential to unleash significant trade opportunities that will benefit Cubans with greater access to American medical advances, but it will surprise many Americans to find Cuba could help the U.S. in the war on cancer.
The Zika Threat
While only 20 percent of those infected will experience symptoms from the Zika virus, there are serious consequences from contracting this infection for pregnant mothers and unborn children. It is known to cause birth defects, including microcephaly, which causes small heads and brain damage in infants.