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A man in San Diego was infected with the vaccinia virus — the virus in the smallpox vaccine — in June, 2012 after having sexual contact with someone who'd recently been vaccinated, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
People exposed to the highest doses of radiation during Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in 2011 may have a slightly higher risk of cancer but so small it probably won't be detectable, the World Health Organization says.
The biggest study yet into genetics and mental health has come up with a stunning result: The five most common mental illnesses -- autism, attention deficit disorder, bipolar disease, schizophrenia and major depression -- all have a common genetic root.
Would you eat horsemeat? A lot of people would not. Should you have the right to know if the meat you are eating contains horsemeat?
If all the coughing and sneezing associated with this year’s severe flu season have you worried you’ll catch the bug, consider boosting the humidity in the rooms around you. Higher humidity may actually reduce the ability of the flu virus to infection folks, researchers find.
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, APWASHINGTON - Hospitals, doctors and other Medicare providers are on the hook for a 2 percent cut under looming government spending reductions. But they're not raising a ruckus. Why not?
By Reuters staff STOCKHOLM - IKEA stopped selling all minced meat products from its main supplier, two days after taking its trademark meatballs from from the same Swedish supplier off menus over concerns they contained horsemeat. The world's No.
Gonorrhea cases have soared by 25 percent in the past year in England as superbug or drug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted infection (STI) take hold worldwide, British health officials said on Wednesday.