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Zoe Saldana revealed she's been dealing with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, an autoimmune disorder which causes the immune system to attack the thyroid.

The World Health Organization has labeled the mosquito-borne Zika virus a global public health emergency, the same label given to the Ebola virus in 2014.

The virus travels through Aedes mosquitos, which are common in all nations in the Western Hemisphere with the exception of Canada and Chile.

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, an assistant professor at Tuskegee University, has taken on the challenge of defeating cancer with the help of a million-dollar grant.

The World Health Organization declared the country Ebola-free on Tuesday after it went 42 days--the amount of time in two incubation cycles for the disease--without any reports of new infections, notes the news outlet.

Be careful with those burritos, folks!

It’s been over two decades since the tragic death of Eazy-E, and conspiracies surrounding his death continue to surface. This week, Frost, who was signed to the late rapper’s Ruthless Records label, revealed how he believes Eazy contracted AIDS in the first place during an interview that appeared on Siccness.net. Frost (aka Arturo Molina, Jr.) shared his thoughts during […]

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Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, former CEO of Death Row Records, is under fire again as attention is redirected towards a HIV/AIDS joke he

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According to reports, Nigerian military officials have rescued 178 people who were kidnapped by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group. The military released a statement

Guys, this is not a test. This is the real deal. Measles are making a huge comeback, and we should all be concerned. Children are coming down with the measles at an alarming rate — on Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said those numbers rose 19 percent in the past week, to 121 people in 17 […]

Here’s a little positivity — the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is apparently losing its ability to cause AIDS. In a study of more than 2,000 women in Botswana and South Africa, scientists suggested a less potent HIV could eventually lead to the end of AIDS. “Overall we are bringing down the ability of HIV […]

A Maryland surgeon diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus after treating patients in Sierra Leone will return to the U.S. Saturday to begin treatment. Dr. Martin Salia will be treated at the Nebraska Medical Center, Sierra Leone’s chief medical officer, Dr. Brima Kargbo, told The Associated Press. Salia is reportedly paying for his own evacuation. Salia is […]