Although we like to think we have the upper hand on such matters, deadly disease still stalks among us.
Anthrax by mail, and otherwise.*
The nursery rhyme 'Ring Around the Rosie' is a coded reference to the Black Plague.*
Rat urine is toxic to humans (plus discussion of Weil's Disease).*
The AIDS virus was created by the CIA.
Administering three simple tests will help diagnose a stroke, and pricking a stroke victim's fingers will prevent further harm from the cerebral attack.
Eyebrow waxers at risk of contracting herpes from unsanitary equipment.
Bananas imported from Costa Rica are infected with the "flesh-eating disease" known as necrotizing fasciitis.
The CA-125 blood test is a reliable method of detecting ovarian cancer in its early stages.
Someone is sending sponges carrying a deadly "Klingerman virus" to victims via U.S. Mail.
A 2001 study concluded that the London Underground was unspeakably unsanitary.
Paget's disease of the nipple is a real (but uncommon) form of breast cancer.
E-mail warns about a disease known as Inflammatory Breast Cancer.
Your purse may be carrying disease into your home.
Embedded ticks can cause paralysis.
Some symptoms of a heart attack are subtle and can be mistaken for indigestion.
Johns Hopkins Hospital issued a "cancer update" detailing how cancer spreads and recommending methods for treating the disease.
Handles of shopping carts are laden with germs.
Drinking bleach will kill the AIDS virus.
Chihuahuas cure asthma.*
Account of a 10-year-old boy's death explains dry drowning and the symptoms parents of swimmers should stay alert for.
Asparagus has miraculous cancer-fighting properties.
Lemons can kill cancer cells.
Coconut oil is an effective treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
The fruit from the graviola tree is a miraculous natural cancer cell killer.
A woman contracted breast cancer from carrying a cell phone in her bra.
A home pregnancy test can detect testicular cancer.
The CDC has intentionally suppressed reports of vaccine-related cases of autism from reaching the public.
The CDC admitted that Ebola is now airborne.
A Johns Hopkins scientist issued a "blistering report" on flu vaccines in the British Medical Journal.
Ongoing tetanus vaccine campaigns in Kenya are a ruse to sterilize women of childbearing age.
The CDC issued an apology because this year's flu shot doesn't work.
Researchers at Stanford University may have cured Alzheimer's disease.
The CDC recommended that mothers stop breastfeeding to increase the efficacy of vaccines.
Circulating Facebook post warns parents to watch for signs of mastoiditis after ear infections.