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Can You Treat A Vaginal Yeast Infection Yourself?
By Jenna Birch, On Assignment For HuffPost
The truth about treatment without a doctor.
Man's Legs, Forearms Amputated After Dog Lick Leads To Horrifying Infection
By Ivan Moreno, AP
He has three more surgeries to go.
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14 Worms Removed From Oregon Woman's Eye
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Norovirus Outbreak At Winter Olympics Prompts Military Response
Troops will replace hundreds of civilian security guards until they're determined to be "well."
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Do You Have The Flu Or Just A Cold? Here's How To Tell
Plus tips for taking care of yourself.
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Flu Season Is Hitting Especially Early, Prompting Concerns From Health Officials
This season's most common strain is particularly deadly to the very young and very old, officials warn.
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This Year's Flu Season Looks Like A Bad One — And It Could Be Coming Early
Popular Science brings its readers amazing innovations and dis...
It’s officially that time of year.
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New HIV Cases In New York City Hit Record Low, Health Department Says
"It’s good and big news,” a deputy health commissioner said.
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A Promising Experimental Vaccine Could One Day Be A Universal Flu Shot
By Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Animal experiments showed that it protected them from typically lethal doses of the flu.
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Yes, Doctors Confirm You Can Get Herpes From Trying On Lipstick Samples
But just how likely is it?
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
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U.S. Labs Handling Lethal Pathogens Had Shocking Lapses In Security
By Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters
Ricin, anthrax and smallpox were all improperly handled or stored.
WATCH: The Battle Against Sleeping Sickness
HuffPost traveled to Congo to document efforts to fight this deadly disease.
WATCH: What Life Is Like When A Parasite Destroys Your Sight
HuffPost traveled to Nigeria and Congo to document the fight against this preventable disease.
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A Lot Of People Think This Disease Is Extinct, But It's A Top 10 Killer Globally
Tuberculosis -- a treatable, curable disease -- kills approximately three people a minute.
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Measles Deaths Are Down Around The World
The death rate has dropped 84 percent in 16 years, but we still have a long way to go to eliminate the virus.
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Polio Could Be Stopped Worldwide By Year's End, Says Gates Foundation
On World Polio Day, health experts celebrated the "endgame" of polio eradication.
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Brazil Ramps Up Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign After Dead Monkey Discovered
Officials confirmed that the monkey had been infected with the virus.
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