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4.2.19

Skrillex’s Music Can Be Used as Mosquito Repellent, Study Finds

Researchers observed mosquitoes sucked less blood and had less sex when exposed to the song "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites."

9.8.18

The US Had to Screen Two More Planes a Day After That Emirates Flight

Twelve passengers on two American Airlines planes from Europe reported feeling flu-like symptoms before landing in Philadelphia.

6.1.18

Surprise! Most of Your Vitamin Supplements Do Nothing

In fact, B3 vitamins are slightly upping your chance of death.

10.16.17

Oral Sex Is Fueling the Global Spread of Untreatable Gonorrhea

Now in 50 countries. We repeat: UNTREATABLE.

10.3.17

Life Inside Louisiana's Leprosy Quarantine Was Horrific and Inspirational

The stigma and lack of understanding of the disease shaped every facet of life for patients there, who started their own businesses, founded a newspaper, and used their own currency.

4.21.17

This Little Asshole Is Going to Kill 8 Billion Trees in a Decade

"It's become already the most destructive and most costly insect ever to invade North America."

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8.10.16

How Scared Should I Be of Zika?

Should I give a shit about a virus that causes a mild fever, even if I'm not planning to get pregnant? (Answer: yes).

8.1.16

How Majority Muslim Countries Are Handling HIV Infections

In most parts of the world HIV infections and deaths from AIDS have been falling, but in Muslim-majority regions new HIV infections have been on the rise since 2001.

7.30.16

Mosquitos in Florida Are Now Spreading Zika

If you're pregnant in Florida, don't get bitten.

6.23.16

Guys Don't Care About Safe Sex If the Woman Is Hot, Study Says

Men are apparently more likely to have unprotected sex with a women they were real attractive, regardless of how likely they thought it was that she had an STI.

6.22.16

How Doctors Are Using Fecal Transplants to Treat Deadly Diseases

Check out the trailer for our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing June 24 at 11 PM.

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