Health

The woman filled the neti pot with tap water, doctors said.

Washington woman dead from brain-eating amoeba after using neti pot filled with tap water, report says

On Banned DDT: “By some estimates, the malaria death toll in Africa alone resulting from these restrictions has exceeded 100 million people, with 3 million additional deaths added to the toll every year.”

Deadly Insect-Borne Disease Outbreaks Linked to DDT Ban, Not Global Warming

The CDC estimates that antibiotic resistant infections kill 23,000 Americans a year, but a new study suggests the death toll from superbugs is at least 6.6 times higher than that.

Drug resistant superbugs kill over 153,000 Americans a year – nearly seven times the CDC’s estimates, new study suggests

The CDC says it is investigating 167 cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). Of that number, 109 cases have been confirmed in 29 states, including five-year-old Elizabeth Storrie (pictured) from Willow Park, Texas.

CDC launches task force for polio-like disease as more cases emerge

The drug works. It is safe. But it's no longer available anywhere in the world.

How a Canadian medical breakthrough that was 30 years in the making became the world’s most expensive drug — and then quickly disappeared

Smoking, eating or vaping marijuana impairs memory and learning up to 24 hours after consumption, a new Canadian study reveals, two days after weed was legalized there.

Marijuana’s effects linger for 24 hours: Study finds users struggle to retain new information for a day after indulging.

Researchers have traced some cases of acute flaccid myelitis to a known virus, but treatments remain elusive.

“Poliolike” Childhood Muscle-Weakening Disease Reappears