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“illness”

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.
Aug 28, 2014 12:13 PM ET
Since mankind thoroughly eradicated polio, there hasn't been a single human-infecting disease that's been fully removed from the global population. Tara explains how this can be, when we've otherwise advanced so much with our medical treatments.
Aug 18, 2014 01:06 PM ET
Trace takes us on a stomach-churning roundup of the world of foodborne illnesses.
Aug 11, 2014 05:06 AM ET
Laci Green examines some of history's most horrifying and death-dealing illnesses, the kind that lay waste to entire populations.
Jul 24, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The illness is potentially deadly for the individuals, who have never been exposed to it before.
Mar 27, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
As many as 1.5 percent, or 1 in 68 U.S. children on average may have autism, according to new estimates released today by the CDC.
Jan 27, 2014 07:50 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Humans may be able to smell sickness, or at least detect a distinct odor in the sweat of people with highly active immune systems.