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Gaming

Mental Health Experts Warn Against World Health Organization's Definition of 'Gaming Disorder'

'What, exactly, are the symptoms of gaming disorder? Or are we to presume that clinicians will know it when they see it?'
Matthew Gault
3.2.18
Not-so-super bugs

These Are the Most Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs in the World

As these bugs develop resistance to our last line of defense, it puts us in a serious pickle.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.27.17
hiv/aids

This Timeline of HIV/AIDS Drugs Shows How Far We’ve Come

But there's a lot more work to do if we want to finally win the war against HIV/AIDS.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
12.1.16
who?

A 25-Year-Old PhD Student Created Microscopic Throwing Stars to Fight Superbugs

But experts warn that these polymer stars have yet to be tested in humans.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.30.16
RIO

No One Got Zika At the Olympics and Brazil Is Relieved

Rio’s mayor says visitors were safer from Zika in his city than Miami.
Marina Lopes
8.27.16
NIGERIA

Boko Haram Has Prevented Nigeria From Eliminating Polio

Terrorism and war can ruin our chances at eradicating disease.
Ankita Rao
8.12.16
Science

Why It's So Hard to Determine If Food and Drinks Cause Cancer

The World Health Organization took coffee off it's list of possible carcinogens, but added "hot beverages."
Kaleigh Rogers
6.15.16
olympics

World Health Organization Rejects Call to Postpone Olympics Amid Zika Fears

WHO has called Zika a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern,” but is not concerned about it enough to postpone or move the 2016 Olympics from Rio.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.29.16
Health

This Powerpuff Girls PSA Is Teaching Brazilian Kids About Zika

​When it comes to fighting Zika, we need all the help we can get.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.24.16
Health

Polio Could Be Eradicated Within One Year

The infectious disease famous for causing paralysis in the legs is on its way out, according to the WHO.
Louise Matsakis
4.11.16
germs

If You’re Not Using the Six-Step Hand Washing Method, You’re Gross

You’re a walking germ.
Sarah Emerson
4.8.16
virus

When Zika Hits the US, Poorest Areas Will be Hardest Hit

More than 300 officials gathered at CDC headquarters to prepare.
Kate Lunau
4.1.16
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