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How to avoid summer colds
A sunburn and a cough is a terrible combination.
Legionnaires’ disease is totally preventable, but surprisingly deadly
There's been a big uptick in cases over the last decade.
There’s a deadly fungus among us—and it’s spreading
A drug-resistant microbe could get a leg up from climate change.
Lyme isn’t the half of it: here are 8 more tick-borne illnesses to watch out for
More reasons to avoid becoming a blood meal.
‘Prob-eye-otics’ could be the future of eye disease treatment
Ophthalmologists are feeling inspired by the eyeball microbiome.
This island is many frogs’ last hope for surviving the world’s deadliest pathogen
New Guinea is the last place the deadly chytrid fungus hasn't reached.
African swine fever has killed a million pigs—and isn’t slowing down
The science behind the world’s deadliest swine disease.
Antibiotics save lives—but misusing them could lead to millions of deaths
According to a new UN report, drug resistance could result in 10 million yearly deaths by 2050.
See what happens when tapeworms infest your brain
A tragic case report shows the horrifying result when tapeworms don't stay confined to your intestines.
The FDA is finally updating its decades-old mammogram standards
Radiologists must now report a patient's breast density, which can complicate diagnosis.