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“human health”

Oct 30, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The forensics of movie monsters reveals that most popular Halloween and horror film characters aren't fearsome. They're just not feeling well. Continue reading →
Oct 23, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Two experts on medical ethics address the most pressing Ebola ethical questions, from performing CPR to the use of medical placebos.
Oct 23, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
The massive Agarikon mushroom shows promise for treating diseases such as tuberculosis, cowpox, bird and swine flu.
Oct 21, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Each Ebola patient produces a staggering amount of waste that includes everything from the oft mentioned bodily fluids to contaminated bed sheets. Continue reading →
Oct 17, 2014 03:09 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A look at guidelines concerning protective gear finds that there is a lot up to interpretation. Continue reading →
Oct 13, 2014 04:01 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A test involving polymerase chain reaction, or P.C.R., could be used to amplify genetic information, including that belonging to the virus. Continue reading →
Oct 12, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
A health care worker who treated Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who died of Ebola, has tested positive for the disease.
Sep 18, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Viruses can disguise themselves in order to fool host cells and survive. Continue reading →
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