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Everything You Need to Know About Treating Cystic Acne

It’s different from other, more superficial types of types of acne like blackheads and whiteheads because it’s deeper down in your skin.
Colleen de Bellefonds
8.9.18
STDs

An STD Can Ruin Your Shot at Making a Baby One Day

24,000 women become infertile every year as a result of an undiagnosed STD. That's a lot of sad surprises.
Melissa Meinzer
8.30.17
STDs

You Can Get Your Partner Chlamydia Meds, Too

They don't even have to go to the doctor.
Michelle Malia
8.24.17
Asking for a friend

Swimming After You Get Tatted May Not End Well

A recent tragedy could have the freshly inked reconsidering their vacation plans.
Nick Keppler
6.16.17
Whoa

A Medieval Cow Bile Stew Could Teach Us How to Fight Modern Infections

Ancient texts may be more valuable to researchers than we thought.
Olga Oksman
5.19.17
Whoa

Everyone's Favorite Gene Editor Can Now Detect Infections

We love you, CRISPR.
Jesse Hicks
4.13.17
How Not to Die

You Better Hope Science Finds a Way to Kill These Super Bacteria

The World Health Organization ID'd 12 of the scariest strains.
Denny Watkins
3.1.17
Not-so-super bugs

These Are the Most Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs in the World

As these bugs develop resistance to our last line of defense, it puts us in a serious pickle.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.27.17
It's Science

Another Thing to Blame on the South: Your Flu

Scientists recently tried to determine the origins of eight different outbreaks.
Dan Roe
2.14.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

STD Infections Are at an All-Time High in the US

Experts believe STD clinic closures across the country are to blame for the major surge in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis infections last year.
Lauren Messman
10.20.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Mosquitos in Florida Are Now Spreading Zika

If you're pregnant in Florida, don't get bitten.
Mike Pearl
7.29.16
Food

This Medicine-Misting Bat Cave ‘Air Freshener’ Could Ward Off a Deadly Disease

White nose syndrome has killed an estimated 6 million bats in North America, which are an important part of our food system.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.28.16
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