infection

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oh good

People Are Contracting Flesh-Eating Bacteria at the Beach

This is how scared you should be.
Matthew Terrell
8.1.18
STDs
STDs

The STD Mycoplasma Genitalium Is Becoming a Problem

Doctors warn that it's already showing resistance to antibiotics.
Jesse Hicks
7.11.18
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

How Gross Is it if I Can't Wipe My Butt After Pooping?

The universal question for when the TP runs out.
Nick Keppler
6.12.18
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

How Gross Is the Hot Tub in My Hotel or Spa?

Hot tubs are frequent transfer stations for bacteria, including one type of infection known as "hot tub rash."
Nick Keppler
6.6.18
STDs
STDs

It May Soon Be Impossible to Treat Gonorrhea

Two-thirds of countries have reported gonorrhea cases that resist all known antibiotics.
Sophie Cousins
5.15.18
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

Is it Safe to Eat Food That a Fly Landed on?

"In addition to regurgitation, the fly might defecate as it explores the new surface.”
Abigail Fagan
5.10.18
antibiotics
antibiotics

This Woman Is Exploring Deep Caves to Find Ancient Antibiotic Resistance

"Hazel’s like the Lara Croft of microbiology.”
Shayla Love
4.18.18
antibiotics
antibiotics

Untreatable Infections Are Likely Killing More People Than Doctors Thought

The parents of one 27-year-old who died are speaking out.
Virgie Townsend
4.11.18
survival guide
survival guide

This Is What It Would Take to Turn a Virus Into a Weapon

“A well-funded organization with scientific expertise and the resources to grow, manipulate, or release agents, and the motivation to actually use them—that’s the worst case scenario."
Abigail Fagan
4.4.18
butt stuff
butt stuff

How Dirty Is Going Ass to Mouth?

Eating your own poop is shockingly not that bad for you.
Christine Ro
3.26.18
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Asking for a friend

Your Compulsive Nail Biting Might Mean You're a Perfectionist

Still, stop. It's like licking every surface you touch.
Janie Cameron
11.27.17
climate change
climate change

Climate Change Could Cause More Deadly Infections Worldwide

“It takes an enormous toll on human health, it causes massive suffering, and it’s something to be taken very seriously.”
Michelle Malia
11.8.17