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Why The World Ignores Diseases Of Poverty

More than 1 billion people worldwide are infected with diseases of poverty. These conditions disproportionately afflict the world’s poorest,

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This Penis-Shaped Weather Map Aroused A Storm Of Hilarity

A weather map posted on Facebook is arousing all sorts of cheeky comments thanks to the familiar shape of

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Mathilde Krim, Mobilizing Force in an AIDS Crusade, Dies at 91

The virus that causes AIDS is spread by many vectors: through sex, needle-sharing among drug users and accidental needle

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High-Fat Diet May Fuel Spread of Prostate Cancer

Now the scientists are planning a clinical trial in men with prostate cancer to see if the obesity drug

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Are You A Gamer Who’s The Victim Of A Harassment Campaign?

When will the video game world have its own reckoning about harassment of all kinds? In the gaming community,

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After a Debacle, How California Became a Role Model on Measles

In December 2014 something unusual happened at Disneyland. People came to visit Mickey Mouse, and some of them left

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The Parasite on the Playground

But the risk is not evenly shared: Poor and minority populations are more often exposed. The rate among African

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‘Smart Thermometers’ Track Flu Season in Real Time

A company making “smart thermometers” that upload body temperatures to its website claims to be tracking this year’s flu

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A Wallaby Hopped Across Sydney Harbour Bridge Through Traffic

Two Australian icons came together early on Tuesday morning in Sydney, as a wallaby hopped across the Harbour Bridge

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After Surgery in the Womb, a Baby Kicks Up Hope

On Sept. 27, as a six-month-old fetus, he underwent experimental surgery while still in his mother’s womb to treat

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