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Pneumonia After Typhoon Haiyan: 4.3 Million Displaced People Vulnerable

By | Fri, 11/22/2013 - 13:34

In the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, 4.3 million displaced people are vulnerable to pneumonia, and other infections and illnesses.


Pregnancy Could Help Hepatitis C Develop Into Hardier Strain

By | Tue, 10/29/2013 - 20:32

In one mother, the processes that occurred during pregnancy combined with the natural viral processes of hepatitis C to help create a strain that was able to replicate faster.


Chicken Manure Waterslide Closes A Pennsylvania Playground

By | Fri, 09/13/2013 - 14:36

A children’s playground in Pennsylvania remains closed, as officials try to solve a nagging problem with chicken manure contamination.


Chinese Man Turns Green After Eating Too Many Snails

By | Wed, 09/11/2013 - 14:12

A Chinese man lands in the hospital with green skin after eating too many river snails. What caused his skin to change color?


China Is World's Healthiest Developed Country, But Poor Diet Becoming More Popular

By | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 17:00

People in China live a greater proportion of their lives in good health than people do in other G20 countries, says a new study.

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Mono, 'The Kissing Disease', Really Is Spread Primarily Through Kissing

By | Thu, 12/27/2012 - 12:24

Researchers found that deep kissing is the only risk factor that enhances a student's likelihood of contracting the "kissing disease."