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Oct 22, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The rate of Ebola cases in a part of Liberia where one rubber tree plantation operates is far lower than in other parts of the country.
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 10:20 AM ET
In some parts of the world, it is legal for people to voluntarily end their lives with help of their doctors. It is so common in one country, in fact, they even have a booming business in suicide tourism.
Oct 15, 2014 08:50 AM ET
In what might be the most disgusting medical blessing ever, scientists have found that a pill full of poop may be the key to curing some very pesky, and often deadly, bacterial infections.
Aug 28, 2014 12:13 PM ET
Since mankind thoroughly eradicated polio, there hasn't been a single human-infecting disease that's been fully removed from the global population. Tara explains how this can be, when we've otherwise advanced so much with our medical treatments.
Aug 8, 2014 05:47 AM ET
It turns out that the pain reliever Ibuprofen may have an impact on emotional as well as physical pain.
Jul 22, 2014 09:24 AM ET
The new pill Truvada might seem like the closest thing to an actual HIV vaccine, but not so fast, says Trace Dominguez. The CDC isn't even recommending it to the general public.
Jul 12, 2014 04:00 AM ET
Instead of getting hopped up on pain meds at the dentist, one day you may be able to just ask for "VR" instead.
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