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Battling 'the largest mass poisoning in history'

International health experts have called it the largest mass poisoning in history, and it is still underway. Some 100 million people in southeast Asia have been drinking from shallow wells originally drilled to provide germ-free ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Backyard chicken trend leads to more disease infections

Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old football player in Pennsylvania when he began to feel soreness in his chest that grew increasingly painful. After his breathing became difficult, doctors detected a mass that appeared ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists find a salty way to kill MRSA

Scientists have discovered a new way to attack Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. The team, from Imperial College London, have revealed how the bacteria regulates its salt levels.

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Snakebites a rising danger for U.S. children

(HealthDay)—More than 1,300 U.S. kids suffer snakebites each year on average, with one in four attacks occurring in Florida and Texas, a new study reveals.

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