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Disease

Zika Still Poses Threat But Many Travelers Don't Seem Concerned

Zika hasn’t gone away, but as the mosquito-borne virus has faded from the headlines, travelers seem less concerned about it than they were last …

Public Health

Flu Spreads, Leaves Small Workplaces Short-Handed

If your favorite small store or other small business is short-handed this winter, you might have to blame a worse-than-average flu season. According …

Centers for Disease Control
Bird Flu
Public Health

Lawmakers decry Army’s planned Zika vaccine license to Sanofi

After some nonprofit organizations made noise about the U.S. Army’s plans to license a Zika vaccine to Sanofi, several lawmakers are chiming in to …

Doctors Without Borders

One vaccine to wipe out ALL mosquito-borne diseases? It’s in clinical trials | Ars Technica

It’s a long way from clinic and there’s scant data, but the premise has promise.<p>It’s hard to imagine anything more despised than mosquitos. They …

Public Health

This Single Vaccine Could Protect Against Zika, Dengue, and Malaria

Rather than targeting the diseases, the vaccine targets the mosquitoes that spread them.<p>The mosquito is regularly crowned the most deadly animal on Earth, and with good reason. Infectious diseases spread by these insects—including malaria, dengue, and Zika—mean mosquitoes are responsible for …

Public Health
Fish

A Child From 17th-Century Europe Might Have Rewritten the History of Smallpox

The smallpox came in the mail, in a little piece of 350-year-old human skin. And the surprise discovery is dramatically rewriting the history of one …

What accounts for the cost disease?

The basic post is too long, but some of it is interesting and here is the best part:<p>The pattern of Cost Disease seems to be related to things that …

Why You Should Get a Flu Shot Now

Early December means the height of flu season is almost here. Every year, millions of Americans get the flu. Last season, 310,000 were hospitalized …

Public Health

Baby Lily's death inspired mitochondrial disease fight

<b>Ms Curtis now runs a charity - The Lily Foundation - which supports families and raises money for research into mitochondrial diseases.</b><p><b>She told Sky</b> …

I Am Ashamed To Admit That I Was Patient Zero For Swine Flu (By Santa Claus)

Hello. This is Santa Claus speaking. Ho, ho, ho!<p>Santa’s got something really bad to tell you. I would’ve told you a long time ago, but I was worried …

Public Health
Medical Research

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Find resources to help you make enlightened choices for healthy living, complete with travel tips, healthy home ideas, and fitness guides.

Healthy Living

Woman with incurable flesh-eating disease told to ‘go back to work’

<b>A woman who has an incurable flesh-eating disease that has left her housebound has been told she is fit to work.</b><p>CeaJay Clem has been receiving …