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2014-03-31 10:02:20

Stigmatization may have once served to protect early humans from infectious diseases, but that strategy may do more harm than good for modern humans.

2012-10-01 20:32:05

Crafting public health messages about a disease may create stigmas that influence how likely people are to endorse certain interventions, such as isolating infected persons, forcing treatment on them and mapping their location.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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