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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 Sabrie.play 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. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Tick season is at hand; Take precautions to prevent bites and disease
April 15, 2019 - 5:31pm
July 24, 2018
“Whatever it was, we knew it was moving fast,” said Mikal Schwindt who suffers from Guillain-Barre.  Photo by James B. Miller, Jr. / The Dickinson Press
Rare disease historically misdiagnosed in rural areas
July 24, 2018 - 2:16pm
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
October 6, 2017
Stock photo of a vet about to administer a syringe to a cow.
Review your cow/calf vaccination plan, experts advise
October 6, 2017 - 5:28pm
July 21, 2016
West Nile found in Cass County mosquito
July 21, 2016 - 10:43pm
July 20, 2016
Child in North Dakota contracts rare, deadly disease found in rodent feces
July 20, 2016 - 7:57pm
Child in North Dakota contracts rare, deadly disease found in rodent feces
July 20, 2016 - 4:42pm
August 12, 2015
Gradin Thorlakson now has a new ear after his first of five surgeries to correct microtia, a congenital deformity in which the external ear is underdeveloped. (FNS Photo by Chris Olson)
Jamestown boy born with microtia getting new ear
August 12, 2015 - 11:18pm
June 5, 2015
A wood tick hangs on to a blade of grass with two legs while splaying out others to attach to a host. (Thinkstock Photo)
A slight upTICK: Locals see a rise in parasitic pest
June 5, 2015 - 11:17pm
March 10, 2015
Family fighting rare disease pleads for ‘Right to Try’ law on experimental drug
March 10, 2015 - 9:33pm
July 21, 2012
Disease-spreading tech worked in multiple states
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am