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Dec 17, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Canadian toddler has died from an infection that could have been easily treated. Continue reading →
Nov 26, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Discovery News
'Good' bacteria inside the holiday food favorite produces medicine that can kill roughly half of all infectious bacteria.
Nov 24, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
Using marijuana daily for four years or longer may be related to certain changes in the brain, according to new research.
Nov 13, 2014 08:36 AM ET
About 50,000 people a year die due to drug-resistant bacteria. Fortunately, help may be on the way in the form of a new drug being developed in Sweden that could both treat severe infections and also eliminate new strains of infectious bacteria.
Nov 7, 2014 02:46 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
The MOM incubator is collapsible, inexpensive, portable and designed for use in crisis situations. Continue reading →
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.
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