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Jun 30, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Dirty needles and other carelessness can spread serious diseases among acupuncture patients.
May 2, 2014 01:50 PM ET // AFP
Even though smallpox has been eradicated, the world's remaining stockpiles should not be destroyed, scientists said.
May 1, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
A team of researchers has produced an experimental vaccine for the deadly H7N9 flu strain.
Apr 23, 2014 10:25 AM ET // AFP
A U.S. study has found that cow manure, commonly used to fertilize vegetable crops, contains a high number of genes that can fuel resistance to antibiotics.
As a cruise ship docks with hundreds of passengers green around the gills, find out what they've got and how to prevent it.
Jul 22, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
The plague isn't the only resurgent disease humans once thought they had beat.
Aug 7, 2013 08:50 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
A father who passed the bird flu virus to his daughter gives the first evidence that the deadly strain is contagious.
Mar 29, 2011 01:25 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Both Japan and Haiti suffered major earthquakes, but the disasters -- and reactions -- are as different as night and day.
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