Seven people have died and dozens more have been infected with Legionnaires’ Disease in New York City since the outbreak began on July 10. But what is Legionnaires’ Disease, and how does it spread?


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A woman who flew from India to the United States with drug-resistant tuberculosis — “XDR-TB” — is now being treated at the National Institutes of Health.

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A Disneyland outbreak of measles has spiraled into a nationwide debate about the anti-vaccine movement. What theories do anti-vaxxers hold as argument points?

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Many people like to use a cool mist humidifier to make their home more comfortable.

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Melissa Mark-Viverito announced on Twitter that she has high-risk HPV. She is a City Council Speaker in New York City.

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According to his wife, Robin Williams was diagnosed with Parkinson’s shortly before he took his own life.

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Sierra Leone’s chief ebola doctor, Sheik Umar Khan, passed away from the disease after news of his diagnosis broke just last week. Khan was credited with personally treating more than 100 ebola patients before he contracted the disease.

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Nancy Writebol is the second U.S. citizen to be diagnosed with ebola in Liberia. She and her husband, David, left for Liberia in August as missionaries with the Christian group, SIM. There is no cure for ebola.

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A doctor from Texas, who moved to Liberia to help treat ebola patients, has contracted the deadly disease himself. Dr. Kent Brantly is just one of several health workers in Western Africa who have contracted ebola after working with patients in isolation. There is no cure for the disease.

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The MERS virus, a SARS-like Coronavirus, has been found in the United States after 250 confirmed cases and 93 deaths. Here is what you need to know.

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Use condoms.

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One person may have died from a rare and incurable condition called Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease and that 13 other patients may have been exposed to it.

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Health officials confirmed a teenage boy in Kyrgyzstan died of the bubonic plague while three others have been admitted to the hospital.

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Evolution is an interesting thing. While genetic mutations caused our manifest of the planet, it also causes some of the most bizarre afflictions. Be warned, it’s GRAPHIC.

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Eating healthier just got a little riskier. Costco is reeling after finding out that a brand of frozen organic berries mix they carried were tainted with Hepatitis A.

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A young girl is crowdfunding her heart-tugging and universally useful invention: cups that don’t spill.

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