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History of Disease

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3 People Who Probably Saved Your Life
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Today we are talking about 3 scientists who, through their collective inventions and discoveries, have saved millions of lives. (09:50)
July 8, 2018 at 01:52 PM
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6 Diseases That Have Shaped Human History
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Infectious diseases have had some pretty major impacts on human history… and that’s putting it mildly. Here are 6 diseases that shaped human history. Hosted by Stefan Chin. (11:13)
June 21, 2018 at 08:52 PM
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Henrietta Lacks: The Immortal Woman
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In 1951, doctors took a tissue sample from a poor, dying black woman that was given to researchers without her knowledge or permission. The HeLa cells, named for the patient’s first and last name, acted differently than other cells in the lab — they ... [more]
July 14, 2019 at 10:50 AM
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Americapox: The Missing Plague
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Why didn't the Europeans get sick when they made contact with the American Indians? (11:11)
July 25, 2019 at 03:56 PM
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Bubonic Plague (San Francisco)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
This video segment from A Science Odyssey recounts the tactics employed by San Francisco's health officials to prevent bubonic plague from reaching America's West Coast. Using physical examinations, quarantines, and deportation, city officials hoped ... [more]
February 26, 2012 at 12:14 AM
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6 Mysterious Ancient Outbreaks
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Epidemiologists are always trying to get one step ahead of the next big outbreak - and often the best clues we have come from outbreaks of the past. (13:45)
January 31, 2020 at 07:38 PM
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