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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 4, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Discovery News
One of the dominant flu strains infecting people now is a mutated form that the flu shot may not protect against.
Nov 11, 2014 11:52 AM ET
While poking around peoples' throats studying microbes, scientists stumbled upon a microorganism present in half their subjects -- one previously seen only in green algae in freshwater lakes and one with the unfortunate effect of making you dumb.
Nov 11, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Deadly contagious viruses can infect multiple animals, including humans.
Oct 29, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Spats between politicians and the public over how to react to the Ebola virus may threaten public trust and could keep workers from going to Africa.
Oct 25, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
News that a doctor in New York with Ebola traveled on the subway the day before he developed symptoms of the disease may have some people worried about contracting Ebola on public transportation.
Oct 24, 2014 09:05 AM ET // Discovery News
A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tests positive for the deadly virus.
Oct 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Another Ebola victory: Nina Pham, the first nurse in Dallas to be infected with Ebola, is now free of the virus.
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