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“illness”

Feb 10, 2016 05:41 AM ET
As the Zika virus continues to spread globally, the World Health Organization is taking action to try to contain it. Can they control a pandemic like Zika?
Feb 2, 2016 11:46 AM ET
If you've ever been through it yourself or know someone who has, then you know chemotherapy -- from nausea to fatigue to hair loss -- is a treatment that can feel like it's killing you while it's saving you.
Dec 10, 2015 09:24 AM ET // Discovery News
Feeling cranky? Go right ahead -- it won't shorten your life. Continue reading →
Oct 30, 2015 10:40 AM ET
It may sound paradoxical, but people in wealthier, developed nations die of preventable, chronic diseases. Which are the biggest killers?
Jul 15, 2015 07:47 AM ET
Air conditioning makes living indoors much more comfortable, but is it making you sick?
Jul 14, 2015 07:28 AM ET
Belgium ruled that a woman with depression qualified for euthanasia, yet the practice is controversial. Should people have the right to die?
Apr 16, 2015 12:31 PM ET
The placebo effect, where you can take something dopey like a sugar pill and somehow feel better, has baffled scientists ever since they've been aware of it. Would it surprise you to know the effect may not be in your head but in your genes?
Feb 12, 2015 04:35 AM ET
You might have read reports about so called "measles parties," in which parents purposely send healthy children off to parties with measles-infected kids. It turns out the parties aren't a thing, according to health officials.
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