• A diagram of how the very rare brain-eating amoeba infects a human.
  • Rare amoeba disease kills teen boy in Texas

  • Aug 31, 2015 06:22 PM EDT
  • A teen boy has died in Texas from a rare brain-eating infection of amoebas. This type of amoeba is found commonly in warm freshwater, but infections are rare.
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  • Great Friendships Ward Off Depression

  • Aug 20, 2015 11:52 PM EDT
  • The famous quote goes: tell me who your friends are and I’ll tell you who you are. According to a new study, mentally healthy pals can protect you from suffering depression.
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  • Summer Heat: Head Lice Have Mutated, Now Resistant To Treatment

  • Aug 20, 2015 10:28 PM EDT
  • According to a new study presented at the National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society on Tuesday, lice populations across 25 states have grown resistant to treatments that are still considered effective by physicians and schools.
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