Man catches life-threatening illness from cat

Man catches life-threatening illness from cat »

15 Sep, 2018
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A Missouri man caught a life-threatening disease from a furry friend that left him with humongous bulges on his face and neck, according

How New York’s worst epidemics spread across the city

How New York’s worst epidemics spread across the city »

11 Sep, 2018
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When the global flu pandemic reigned in the fall of 1918, the body count was devastating. The vicious strain killed an estimated 50

The Greatest Showman's Sam Humphrey Undergoing 'High-Risk' Surgery Due to Crohn's Disease

The Greatest Showman's Sam Humphrey Undergoing 'High-Risk' Surgery Due to Crohn's Disease »

7 Sep, 2018
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The Greatest Showman‘s Sam Humphrey is undergoing a “high-risk” surgery due to complications of Crohn’s Disease.

The actor, 24, played Tom Thumb in

Avril Lavigne Announces New Music with Heartfelt Letter to Fans: 'I Felt Like I Was Drowning'

Avril Lavigne Announces New Music with Heartfelt Letter to Fans: 'I Felt Like I Was Drowning' »

7 Sep, 2018
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Avril Lavigne is officially coming back — and fans are ecstatic.

The singer, 33, announced in a heartfelt open letter that her first

Tuberculosis case confirmed at South Carolina high school

Tuberculosis case confirmed at South Carolina high school »

25 Jul, 2018
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — A case of active tuberculosis has been confirmed at a South Carolina high school. Citing a South Carolina Department

Signs You Might Have Colorectal Cancer

Signs You Might Have Colorectal Cancer »

24 Jul, 2018
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Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases affecting Americans every year. While some are extremely difficult to treat, others, such as colorectal

Tom Jones Postpones Upcoming Shows Amid Bacterial Infection: 'It's So Disappointing'

Tom Jones Postpones Upcoming Shows Amid Bacterial Infection: 'It's So Disappointing' »

20 Jul, 2018
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Sir Tom Jones is on the mend. The singer was forced to cancel his Stansted Park show on Wednesday and Chester Racecourse concert on

Signs You’re Going to Die From a Stroke

Signs You’re Going to Die From a Stroke »

16 Jul, 2018
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Stroke is one of the top leading causes of death in the U.S. While you can’t completely prevent it from happening, you

McDonald's Salads Being Investigated After More Than 100 People Infected by Parasite

McDonald's Salads Being Investigated After More Than 100 People Infected by Parasite »

14 Jul, 2018
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The Illinois and Iowa departments of public health are investigating McDonald’s after people reported feeling sick after eating their salads.

According to the

What's the Difference Between An STD and An STI?

What's the Difference Between An STD and An STI? »

11 Jul, 2018
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Think back to when you first heard the term sexually transmitted disease (STD).

Middle school, right? Probably in a classroom where giggles

The horrifying diseases that could be lurking in the Tham Luang cave

The horrifying diseases that could be lurking in the Tham Luang cave »

10 Jul, 2018
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Most members of the “Wild Boar” soccer team have been rescued – but after more than two weeks imprisoned underground in terrifying

How Keeping Wild Animals as Pets Could Endanger Your Health In a Totally Unexpected Way

How Keeping Wild Animals as Pets Could Endanger Your Health In a Totally Unexpected Way »

7 Jul, 2018
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In July 2018, a Colorado woman thought she was doing the right thing when she brought a baby raccoon into her home

Swimming in Public Pools Is More Dangerous Than You Think

Swimming in Public Pools Is More Dangerous Than You Think »

6 Jul, 2018
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Swimming pools are the perfect way to cool off on a hot summer day.

These Are the Everyday Diseases With the Highest Death Rates

These Are the Everyday Diseases With the Highest Death Rates »

19 Jun, 2018
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We’re constantly trying to change our diets and exercise routines to prevent disease, whether these factors are effective or not. If you

Student left paralyzed by rare disorder while on vacation in Spain

Student left paralyzed by rare disorder while on vacation in Spain »

14 Jun, 2018
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A University of Arizona student is slowly regaining control of her limbs after she woke up paralyzed while on vacation in Spain.

Cancer patient given just 3 months to live is cured by experimental treatment

Cancer patient given just 3 months to live is cured by experimental treatment »

6 Jun, 2018
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Two and a half years ago, doctors told a Florida woman battling breast cancer that she had just three months to live.

These Diseases Spread by Insects Are Getting Worse in the United States

These Diseases Spread by Insects Are Getting Worse in the United States »

3 Jun, 2018
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Insects are not only a nuisance, they can also be deadly. Certain insects contribute to vector-borne diseases, meaning bacteria and viruses that

Trees and shrubs could be quarantined to guard against plant diseases

Trees and shrubs could be quarantined to guard against plant diseases »

25 May, 2018
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Trees and shrubs brought into the UK could be quarantined to guard against foreign plant diseases, Gove warns The Environment Secretary said

Ebola deaths in Congo rise to 26, health ministry says

Ebola deaths in Congo rise to 26, health ministry says »

20 May, 2018
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KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from

Completely Idiotic Things Anti-Vaccination Celebrities Have Said Over the Years

Completely Idiotic Things Anti-Vaccination Celebrities Have Said Over the Years »

19 May, 2018
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There are a lot of opinions when it comes to vaccines — and this is especially true in the celebrity world. The

Ebola outbreak risk ‘very high’ in Congo: WHO

Ebola outbreak risk ‘very high’ in Congo: WHO »

18 May, 2018
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GENEVA/KINSHASA – Democratic Republic of Congo faces a “very high” public health risk from Ebola because the disease has been confirmed in

Surprising Ways Loneliness Can Actually Kill You

Surprising Ways Loneliness Can Actually Kill You »

15 May, 2018
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Can loneliness kill you? It might seem hard to believe that spending time away from people could cut your life short. Research,

You May Qualify for Medical Marijuana If You Have Any of These Common Conditions

You May Qualify for Medical Marijuana If You Have Any of These Common Conditions »

15 May, 2018
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There’s good news for those looking to treat their medical ailments with marijuana. Governing notes 30 states so far have legalized the

Man offers to trade truck for liver to save dying wife

Man offers to trade truck for liver to save dying wife »

11 May, 2018
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The bond between a man and his truck is a powerful thing, but Verlon Robinson is out of options. His wife, Marie,

Signs the White House Doctor Lied About Trump's Health

Signs the White House Doctor Lied About Trump's Health »

10 May, 2018
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Is Donald Trump OK? Concerns about his physical well-being and cognitive fitness started circulating long before he became president. Trump’s health matters

7 Prescription Drugs Medical Marijuana Could Replace

7 Prescription Drugs Medical Marijuana Could Replace »

8 May, 2018
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Nearly 30 states have legalized medical marijuana, which has been shown to effectively treat a handful of disease symptoms so far. For

The Shocking Reasons Stephen Hawking Was Able to Live Longer Than Any Other Person With ALS

The Shocking Reasons Stephen Hawking Was Able to Live Longer Than Any Other Person With ALS »

8 May, 2018
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Stephen Hawking — physicist, professor, author, and odd-defying human being — nearly lived to 80. But, scientifically, he shouldn’t have. There was

Surprising Psychological Disorders Your Pet Might Be Suffering From

Surprising Psychological Disorders Your Pet Might Be Suffering From »

2 May, 2018
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Chances are your dog really, really loves you — and you love them right back. Even when they’re behaving like the most

More Americans are getting sick from bug bites

More Americans are getting sick from bug bites »

2 May, 2018
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Well, this bites! The number of Americans sickened by bites from infected mosquitoes, ticks or fleas tripled from 2004 to 2016 –

Toy company turns sexually transmitted diseases into stuffed animals

Toy company turns sexually transmitted diseases into stuffed animals »

4 Apr, 2018
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Itchy, inflamed, scabby, swollen: These are all words commonly used to describe sexually transmitted diseases. However, a toy company is rebranding STDs