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What Is Travelers' Diarrhea?

Traveler's diarrhea is the most common illness in those who travel internationally, occurring in almost half of all travelers. If you plan on traveling abroad, make sure you understand the symptoms of this illness and how to treat it...

June 17, 2015 — House Call Doctor Sanaz Majd

Has Maternal Mortality Really Doubled in the U.S.?

Statistics have suggested a sharp increase in the number of American women dying as a complication of pregnancy since the late 1980s, but a closer look at the data hints that all is not as it seems...

June 8, 2015 — Dina Fine Maron

Vaccine Aims at Fly Host of Disease Parasite

An experimental leishmaniasis vaccine relies on eliciting an immune response to a protein from the saliva of the sand fly that carries the leishmania parasite, rather than on anything from the parasite itself...

June 3, 2015 — Cynthia Graber

How to Stop Dengue [Video]

Infecting mosquitoes with a common bacterium might be the best tool available for fighting “breakbone fever”

May 22, 2015 — Dina Fine Maron
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