Do you live in close contact with animals, including pets, livestock, and wildlife? If yes, you’re at risk of catching zoonotic diseases like rabies.

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The Zika virus is spread by mosquitoes. It has also been linked to birth defects, especially microcephaly. But how do you get from a mosquito bite to microcephaly?

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Peeing might seem like an ordinary act. But the way your body produces urine and what your urine says about your health are pretty extraordinary!

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You may already know that too much alcohol can eventually destroy your liver. But alcohol can also affect another important organ: the pancreas.

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I am a 2nd year MSc. student in physics, at Simon Fraser University. I study molecular motors.

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Anthrax is one of the most common weapons used in biological attacks. Anthrax spores can be transported and spread under conditions that would kill other biological agents.

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Mosquitoes are known as disease vectors because they can carry diseases from one animal to another. That includes spreading disease between humans and from animals to humans.

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Babies born by Cesarean section miss out on good bacteria that vaginally-delivered babies get from their mothers. This can have long-term consequences on health, including on the development of allergies and asthma.

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There are all kinds of reasons why students like you might not get enough sleep. But did you know that getting a good night’s rest is important for memory, learning, and health.

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Like bacteria, cancer cells can develop resistance to drugs. Any cancer cells are left alive after chemotherapy could multiply and form a drug-resistant tumour.

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