The discovery and widespread use of antibiotics many decades ago have saved millions of lives. Infections that were once a death sentence were easily treated with the … Read the rest
A jury has ordered agribusiness behemoth Monsanto to pay more than $2 billion to a couple who claim the company’s Roundup weed killer caused their cancers.
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Did you ever wonder why our country seems to be getting sicker by the year?
Given the huge leaps in medical technology and the scientific discoveries made … Read the rest
Every year, tens of thousands of Americans get sick from zoonotic diseases. Also known as zoonoses, these are infectious diseases that are spread between animals and people.… Read the rest
Sleep medications like Ambien have long been controversial and have been linked to bizarre behavior in users.
Ah, summer. The days of puffy red bumps dotting your arms and legs. The cardiovascular campfire exercises also known as swatting mosquitoes. The pink calamine lotion designs … Read the rest
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I once suggested in an online forum that in an austere environment it was quite formulaic for a layperson to accurately diagnose a chest infection:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and several states are investigating an outbreak of Listeria that has killed one person and hospitalized several others.
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In recent months, public health experts have claimed the deadly Ebola virus outbreak that has been ravaging the Congo will not become a global health threat.
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