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Jan 31, 2015 05:07 PM ET // AFP
A husband and wife are sick with avian flu after returning from China.
Jan 27, 2015 12:20 PM ET
With the recent measles outbreak linked to a certain famous mouse's home turf in California, the spotlight has been thrown back onto a disease that was thought largely eradicated in the United States.
Jan 21, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Sleep probably gets less credit than it should for battling illness since much of its work is under cover.
Dec 26, 2014 02:45 AM ET // AFP
The death toll is rising, but the number of new cases is slowing, says the World Health Organization.
Dec 17, 2014 05:19 AM ET
They might share many of the same symptoms, but the cold and the flu really are two very different things, starting with what causes them. Trace explains what you can and can't do when either of them comes calling your name.
Dec 3, 2014 11:10 AM ET
Feces-contaminated water causes illness and death for nearly 1 million children under the age of 5 ever year, according to the United Nations. And 14% of the global population has to defecate in the open. Trace explains why toilets matter so much.
Sep 17, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Discovery News
You’ve heard about the killer virus in the news, but here are some things about it you may not know.
Sep 4, 2014 09:40 AM ET
How exactly does the Ebola virus take human lives, as it has done to horrific effect in West African nations? Trace takes a look inside the human body to find out what happens to it when Ebola arrives.
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