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Racist tweets blame fruit bat soup for coronavirus

'Have y’all never heard of E. Coli outbreaks from lettuce?'

On Jan 27, 2020 by Kahron Spearman

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Facebook will limit reach of sensational health claims

The social media site vows to tackle bogus cancer cures and other misleading health content.

On Jul 2, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Desperate teens of anti-vaxxers are turning to Reddit for vaccination advice

They're taking their health back into their own hands.

On Feb 8, 2019 by Eilish O'Sullivan

23andMe: genetics lab science blood testing

FDA approves at-home genetic test kits for disease risks

The decision reverses a previous suspension imposed in 2013.

On Apr 7, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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The future of Libertarianism could be radically different

The future of Libertarianism could be radically different

On Mar 28, 2017 by Zoltan Istvan

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Oh good, an ancient strain of anthrax is back to kill us all

'Bambi' is only half the story.

On Aug 5, 2016 by Stephen Thomas

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Dr. Internet to the rescue!

Spoiler: You're dying.

On Aug 26, 2015 by Matt Lubchansky

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Teens are developing a color-changing condom that detects STIs

That might make for some awkward morning-after conversations.

On Jun 23, 2015 by EJ Dickson

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Are dating apps responsible for a syphilis spike in North Carolina?

A syphilis epidemic in Wake Forest County is being attributed to Tinder and Grindr. And it's not the first time, either.

On May 23, 2015 by Laken Howard

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This free online course will teach you the disease science behind FX’s ‘The Strain’

Take this class for free.

On May 13, 2015 by Selena Larson

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This photo series featuring women with cystic fibrosis is beautiful and powerful

This is what hope and survival look like.

On Apr 28, 2015 by Jam Kotenko

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Watch this little girl do Zumba to raise awareness of bone marrow disease

She's party rockin' for a good cause.

On Apr 24, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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Half the globe is online—but billions more live in poverty

3 billion people online is an astonishing achievement. But it's not enough.

On Nov 26, 2014 by Rob Price

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Facebook is letting you join the fight against Ebola

Facebook needs all the goodwill it can get, and this should help.

On Nov 6, 2014 by Aaron Sankin

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Sorry Twitter, #Ebowla isn’t as funny as you think it is

If you're laughing, that's probably a bad sign.

On Oct 24, 2014 by EJ Dickson