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Ebola outbreak an ethical mine field

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has turned into an ethical mine field.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:47am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, ebola, World Health Organization

Are bacteria becoming too smart for antibiotics?

The World Health Organization warns that we are headed for a "post-antibiotic era."

Monday - 07/28/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: Jesse Goodman, paula wolfson, antibiotics, Lancet Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization, superbug

'Lifestyle diseases' on the rise

The World Health Organization says by the year 2030, 75 percent of all deaths will be caused by lifestyle diseases.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 10:06am EDT

Tags: lifestyle diseases, diseases, World Health Organization, Tara Rayburn, Randi Martin

Health issues caused by lack of sleep are eye-opening

Fitness Magazine compiled a list of syndromes related to sleep patterns and deprivation, with eye-opening results.

Saturday - 04/13/2013, 06:54am EDT

Tags: del walters, fitness magazine, Duke University, World Health Organization, Ohio State University, University of Chicago

Generation Positive - An in-depth look at the HIV epidemic

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, known as HIV, has become one of the most notorious killers ever known to man. In "Generation Positive," a week-long series, WTOP's Thomas Warren takes an in-depth look at the HIV epidemic in the U.S. and D.C.

Friday - 01/27/2012, 03:12pm EST

Tags: thomas warren, HIV, AIDS, World Health Organization, Generation Positive

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