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Jul 30, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The boy was diagnosed with a condition called complex composite odontoma, a rare type of tumor that affects the jaw or gums, his doctors said.
Jul 30, 2014 12:17 PM ET // Amanda Onion
It's summer, it's beautiful outside -- keep covered! So warns the office of the U.S. Surgeon General. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2014 04:42 AM ET
"The plague" -- with its bubonic, pneumonic, and septicemic variants -- has been taking lives in the most gruesome of ways for thousands of years. It made its deadly bones way back in the 14th century, but guess what: It's still here.
Jul 28, 2014 07:30 AM ET // AFP
An American doctor and a U.S. missionary who had been battling West Africa's Ebola epidemic have fallen sick with the disease in Liberia.
Jul 26, 2014 04:00 AM ET
A woman recently went blind after she left her contact lenses in her eyes for six months straight. Laci discusses what can build up on your contact lenses, and how it can potentially rob you of your sight.
Jul 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET
It's tempting to think that anything in or near your toilet and shower has to be the most bacteria-friendly place in the house. Not so! It turns out bacteria is pretty much everywhere: No matter where you go, there it is. Trace has the details.
Jul 25, 2014 11:44 AM ET
People in a number of religious faiths practice fasting at points throughout the year, and people find secular reasons to curb their food intake too. Besides the hunger a fasting person feels, what's going on inside the body when the food stops?
Jul 25, 2014 11:30 AM ET // AFP
The death toll numbers are up from the deadly disease and the number of cases has surpassed 1,000.
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