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“Bacterial Infection”

Jan 2, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The condition can cause a rash on a patient's buttocks that resembles the red hindquarters of some monkeys.
Aug 7, 2013 06:12 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Widely-circulated news reports in June claimed that a new eyeball licking fad among Japanese schoolchildren was spreading disease. It was too good, or too weird, to be true. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2013 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Viruses with their own immune systems can kill bacteria, and could be key in fighting superbugs.
Oct 15, 2010 10:58 AM ET // Liz Day
Researchers are investigating whether antibiotic use in newborns affects intestinal bacteria, triggering allergies and asthma later in life.
Apr 27, 2011 06:35 PM ET // Marianne English
A rash of cases of leprosy in the South is tied to an unusual dinner choice: armadillo.
May 14, 2012 05:56 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Has a whooping cough outbreak in Washington State been caused by parents?
Dec 28, 2010 03:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A vaccine against HPV is now approved for use against anal cancer, yet few people are using it.
Nov 25, 2011 01:07 PM ET // Marianne English
One dental researcher thinks he's found a way to permanently stave off the cavity-causing bacteria.
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