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"Alarmed by the spread of polio from conflict zones in three continents, the World Health Organization declared an international health emergency on Monday in an effort to contain the paralyzing virus, which officials thought two years ago had been nearly eradicated," according to an article in The New York...
The New York Times reports on new research in JAMA that has found that the rates of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in children have increased dramatically since 2001. Research looked at data from over 3 million children and found that the incidence of Type 1 diabetes has increased by 21% and of Type 2...
Laying supine may help prevent SIDS but it also may worsen head deformities in infants. Now, new research shows that helmets used to prevent these deformities may do little to improve the shape of an infant's skull, The New York Times' Well blog reports. The finding is based on a study in BMJ that...