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“Contamination”

Jun 27, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A man recently claimed to find a rat in his fast-food chicken order; it really was chicken, but why did he think otherwise? Continue reading →
Jun 2, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
KFC is suing three media companies in China over rumors that they use eight-legged chickens.
Apr 21, 2015 11:13 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The Food and Drug Administration is revisiting its decision not to regulate homeopathic products. Continue reading →
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 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 25, 2014 05:11 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A visitor to Seattle says a stranger attacked him with an AIDS-infected needle, but it may be an urban legend. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
An American doctor and aid worker who contracted Ebola in Liberia were set to leave an Atlanta hospital on Thursday after a full recovery.
Aug 6, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Many potential drug cures remain in the laboratory -- and one treatment won't fit all.
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