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What is Parkinson’s disease?

Parkinson's patients often have trouble walking and talking. Symptoms include slowness of movement, a loss of balance and slurred speech.

Suzanne Hays

Grounded for looking sick

Woman booted from Delta flight after another passenger complains that she looks "sick and contagious".

High-Tech Helmets

High-Tech Helmets

New football helmet sensors let coaches and players track blows to the head, helping protect from concussions.

A member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention team leads a training session on Ebola infection control in Lagos, Nigeria

Inside the Ebola outbreak with the CDC

Editor’s note: David Daigle is associate director for communications at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office of Public He…

Extracurricular activities costing parents more money

Avoid the ‘back-to-school plague’

Germ candy stores: that's what Dr. Harley Rotbart, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado and author of the book"Germ Proof…