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As medicine continues to advance in the treatment and control of diseases, it is important to focus in on and treat those diseases that pose the highest threat of mortality. According to the CDC, heart disease is the number one

Your momma’s so ugly that she literally could be fined for walking in the streets! No, seriously. Not that long ago in America, in the early to mid-1900s, it was illegal to be found ugly in the streets of cities

Amidst the alarming findings of illegal doping and the political turbulence brewing in the Brazilian capital, reservations toward the 2016 Summer Olympics have often focused on one of the planet’s pesky insects: the mosquito — more specifically, the Aedes aegypti

How has the International community responded, what are possible solutions, and how does this affect reproductive and women's rights in Brazil? In part 1, we covered the basic tenets of Zika, its history, modes of transmission, and the forms of testing and treatment

Zika's exponential spread has much of the Americas panicking about how to handle this new epidemic. Countries from Brazil to the US have responded in many ways, but some of these responses have resulted in human rights violations. Zika may just

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