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“Contamination”

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.
Jun 30, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Dirty needles and other carelessness can spread serious diseases among acupuncture patients.
Jun 2, 2014 10:30 AM ET // AFP
Wall will block groundwater from nearby hillsides that has been flowing under the plant and mixing with polluted water already there.
May 1, 2014 12:02 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The 'chemtrail' conspiracy theory is proved in a viral video, theorists say, showing unknown substances are being secretly sprayed in the skies above us. Continue reading →
Apr 28, 2014 08:10 AM ET
You might have suspected that, based on how many people touch money, the cash you're carrying might be dirty, but you'll never guess just HOW dirty!
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