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Apr 12, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Mar 29, 2016 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Protein-based Paleo diets aren’t for everyone, suggests research that finds some people are actually hardwired to stick to veggies.
Jan 5, 2016 03:45 PM ET // Discovery News
The overview paints highest risk picture for West Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Southeast Asia.
Nov 24, 2015 12:59 PM ET // Laine Bergeson
The U.K. government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are creating a 1 billion pound fund to combat malaria and other fast-spreading infections diseases. →
Nov 20, 2015 03:26 AM ET
Inhaling toxic fumes from cooking fires and kerosene lamps prematurely kills 3 million people a year — more than malaria and HIV combined.
Nov 16, 2015 09:16 AM ET
Around the world, rates of malaria infection have been steadily dropping. Is this the beginning of the end of the malaria parasite?
Sep 11, 2015 06:05 AM ET
With an aging population and a low birth rate, Germany has been eager to take in the lion's share of migrants in Europe's current refugee crisis. But not everyone is happy with the decision.
Sep 3, 2015 12:56 PM ET
The northern Kenya village of Umoja, Swahili for unity, is comprised only of women and children. Find out why men are forbidden entry.
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