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How Antibiotic Resistance Can Be Prevented

Bacteria are smart and can create defenses that make antibiotics no longer effective - this is called antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic resistance is one of our most serious health threats.

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Why Do People Have Certain Genetic Traits?

Learn how traits are influenced by not only genes, but also environmental factors.

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What are Superbugs?

Also known as antibiotic resistance, superbugs are bacteria that cannot be killed by a lot of currently available antibiotics.

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Advancements in Brain Tumor Treatment

What Is a Tumor? A tumor is a mass of tissue that’s formed by an accumulation of abnormal cells.

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Got Mosquito Problems? Why Mosquitoes Bite Certain People

It might seem like it’s all an illusion, but human “mosquito magnets” really do exist, and they possess certain specific qualities that make them especially delicious to pesky biting...

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5 Insects That Sting

Check out these preventative measures to protect yourself from insect stings while enjoying the outdoors this summer.

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Renewed Efforts to Treat Lung Cancer Offers Hope for Patients

Did you know that lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide? Despite the efforts of physicians and medical researchers, and the placement of warning labels on all cigarette packaging,...

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Ongoing Clinical Trials are Paving the Way in the Fight Against Cancer

Clinical trials are the study and behavioral research on human volunteers that are designed to answer specific questions about biomedical or behavioral treatment.

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