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May 5, 2019
A worker sweeps out a pen at a pig farm in Langfang, Hebei province, China, on April 1, 2019.    Bloomberg photo by Gilles button
Pig 'ebola' virus sends shock waves through global food chain
May 5, 2019 - 6:00am
April 15, 2019
A deer tick (left) and an American dog tick, more commonly known as a woodtick,  are shown side by side for comparison in April 2010 at Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D. With tick season at hand, the North Dakota Department of Health is recommending people take precautions to reduce the risk of bites and possible tick-borne illnesses. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Tick season is at hand, so taking precautions to prevent bites and possible disease is recommended
April 15, 2019 - 3:55pm
August 16, 2018
Todd Hanson, manager for mosquito control at the Grand Forks Public Health Department, examines a vial of frozen mosquitoes that are used for training purposes in species identification and testing for West Nile Virus in Grand Forks. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Grand Forks County reports first human West Nile case
August 16, 2018 - 2:50pm
July 23, 2018
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Women's reproductive history may predict Alzheimer's risk
July 23, 2018 - 1:38pm
July 7, 2018
The new TickTracker app provides information about where ticks have been spotted as well as tips for how to safely remove one. Submitted photo
New app helps fight ticks
July 7, 2018 - 2:35pm
May 1, 2018
Clockwise from top left: The deer tick, which transmits Lyme disease; the American dog tick, which transmits Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia; the Culex pipiens mosquito, which transmits West Nile virus; and the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits Zika, dengue and chikungunya. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas more than tripled in the US
May 1, 2018 - 1:20pm
December 27, 2017
David Fogel with his surgeon, Jeremy Davis, right, and Michael Wach, a surgical oncology fellow at the NIH hospital. Photo for The Washington Post by Astrid Riecken
One man's choice: Life without a stomach, or dying from stomach cancer?
December 27, 2017 - 8:49pm
September 21, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg (R), founder and CEO of Facebook, and wife Priscilla Chan arrive on the red carpet during the 2nd annual Breakthrough Prize Award in Mountain View, California November 9, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Mark Zuckerberg pledges $3 billion to cure all diseases
September 21, 2016 - 2:39pm
May 18, 2016
ROB PORT: Valley News Live clowns do disservice to both sides of the refugee debate
May 18, 2016 - 1:15pm
October 25, 2015
Each summer, Game and Fish Department biologists count and classify all bighorn sheep in the Badlands of western North Dakota. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
DOUG LEIER: Pneumonia outbreak continues to affect N.D. bighorn sheep
October 25, 2015 - 7:00am
October 21, 2015
An Iraqi man suffering from cholera waits for medical treatment at a hospital in Baghdad, September 21, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
Iraq's cholera outbreak exceeds 1,800 cases
October 21, 2015 - 6:45pm
September 12, 2015
Health officials baffled by rise of 'rabbit fever' across U.S. West
September 12, 2015 - 5:15pm
August 28, 2015
Minnesotans do not appear to be letting bird flu concerns keep them from eating at the state turkey growers stand at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair. Experts say poultry cooked properly is safe for human consumption, just like when bird flu was not a problem. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Poultry producers prepare for potential fall flu outbreak
August 28, 2015 - 9:30pm
August 27, 2015
Sanford Health seeks 30 volunteers to test ebola vaccine
August 27, 2015 - 11:00pm
Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer
August 27, 2015 - 4:30pm