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Will Drinking Lots of Water Really Help My Cold?

A close look at the advice we've always heard.
Christina Stiehl
2.6.18
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How Gross Is It to Eat Snow?

Untouched snow—even caught straight out of the sky—is more than just frozen water.
Kristen Dold
1.12.18
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disease

Sleeping Sickness Is Harder for Scientists to Beat Than Ebola

A disease that killed millions in the 20th century still lingers.
Michael Regnier
11.15.17
immunity
immunity

This Is How Scientists Decide What Goes In Your Flu Shot

Your flu shot is one of the world's most educated guesses.
Knvul Sheikh
11.15.17
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Will Smoking Weed Make My Flu Less Terrible?

The pros and cons of getting high when you're sick.
Nick Keppler
9.15.17
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Do I Really Need to Bother Washing My Produce?

Millions of Americans acquire foodborne illnesses each year.
Michelle Malia
8.28.17
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Can I Eat Food That Sat Out All Night?

A guide to the leftovers festering on your kitchen counter.
Christina Stiehl
8.18.17
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Does Finding a Roach Mean My Place is Gross?

Seeing a bug does mean there are likely more—a lot more.
Nick Keppler
8.14.17
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Will My Body Absorb the Chemicals in My Bug Spray?

Here's what we know about DEET.
Michelle Malia
8.8.17
end times
end times

A Major Avian Influenza Outbreak Could Kill 62 Million People

“It’s just a matter of when it happens, how it happens, and how deadly it's going to be.”
Michelle Malia
7.8.17
It's Science
It's Science

Science Confirms Airplanes Are Vile Canisters of Germs

We asked doctors why the average flight leaves you sniffling.
Alexandra Ossola
5.8.17
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What Happens When a Human Eats Pet Food?

A question for our uncertain times.
Denny Watkins
4.10.17