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Rare Fungus Kills Endangered Rattlesnakes In Southern Illinois
2012-02-22 04:22:09

A small population of rattlesnakes that already is in decline in southern Illinois faces a new and unexpected threat in the form of a fungus rarely seen in the wild, researchers report.

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2011-08-12 05:37:32

A report published in the September issue of the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases indicates that two men contracted a rare bacterial skin infection from a tattoo parlor in Seattle, WA.

2011-02-21 14:09:13

The convergence of people, animals, and our environment has created a new dynamic in which the health of each group is inextricably and globally interconnected, without borders.

2010-06-07 13:59:52

Study argues for greater monitoring and management of pathogens that threaten crops in Sub-Saharan Africa.

2010-02-24 13:29:19

Real-time observation of disease threats could enhance planning and response for major events such as the Olympics.

2009-11-06 13:11:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent special supplement to the Journal of Public Health Management calls attention to the country's pressing need for a larger and fully capable public health workforce.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.