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Jul. 15, 2011

Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea Found In Japan

A new multi-drug resistant strain of gonorrhea has been found in Japan.

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May. 27, 2011

Science Diction: The Origin Of The Word "Syphilis"

Medical historian Dr. Howard Markel and STD expert Dr. Peter Leone discuss the history of syphilis.

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Apr. 15, 2011

Even Without Symptoms, Herpes Can Spread

A Journal of the American Medical Association study says people with no symptoms can shed the virus.

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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