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As long as you wash your hands and don’t touch your face, your chances of catching COVID-19 from food are basically zilch.
In September 1932, Public Health Service officials recruited 600 Black men in Tuskegee, Alabama, to receive treatment for “bad blood.” The men had no idea they had become unwitting participants in one of the most controversial medical studies in recent ti
Florentines understood that when the threat of infectious disease is omnipresent, easy access to wine is a must.
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There isn't one factor behind COVID-19's racial disparity. Numerous forms of racism make Black, Latino, and Indigenous people more vulnerable to the coronavirus.
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Many have long believed that Italian painter Raphael’s excessive philandering led to his untimely death.
Check out this interactive map of the U.S. to see if the state you're in is currently at high risk for COVID-19 spread.
The possibility of killing coronavirus germs by nuking a novel is still not a good enough reason to try it.
One obscure ritual for fighting pandemics before coronavirus involved holding massive weddings in graveyards.
Sir Isaac Newton didn’t get the idea from a creepy old witch in the forest—he got it from a respected physician.
When Chicago was in desperate need of at-home nurses, one dastardly schemer named Julia Lyons saw an opportunity to turn a profit.
Dozens of children and young adults who test positive for COVID-19 antibodies are developing a mystery illness that shares symptoms with Kawasaki disease.
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During their last meeting, the proceedings were so chaotic that the building renter simply shut off all the lights.
Colorado Springs boasts fresh, dry air and abundant sunshine—just what tuberculosis patients of the late 19th century needed.
As early as this summer, disease-sniffing dogs may be used to screen for asymptomatic carriers of the novel coronavirus.
Smallpox vaccination was banned in America during the Revolutionary War, but George Washington was determined to protect his army no matter what.