CDC labs sanctioned for mishandling potential bioweapons
But it swears it didn't accidentally release a virus that could set off the apocalypse.
E-cigarette ads are encouraging teen vapers, CDC finds
Teens are more likely to vape if they've seen e-cigarette ads.
Millions of kids used e-cigarettes last year
E-cigs represented 1.5 percent of tobacco use among teens in 2011, now it's up to 16 percent.
CDC: Nearly half of American homes no longer have landlines
47 percent use cellphone only while another 41 percent use both
Suicide hoax lands Facebook user in psychiatric institution
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This is a game about the realities of living with HIV
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New York City using Yelp reviews to track outbreaks of food poisoning
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The Game Archaeologist: The PLATO MMOs, part 2
In our last installment looking at PLATO, the educational computer network that linked a thousand t...
The Game Archaeologist: The PLATO MMOs, part 1
In tracing the history and pre-history of MMORPGs in this column, we've spent a lot of time outside...