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"A case of the sometimes fatal Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, has been reported in Indiana, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday," according to an article in the Los Angeles Times. "The announcement marks the first time a patient with the infection has...
"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...
Moving to a higher altitude may help in weight control, The New York Times' Well blog reports. The finding was based on a study in PLoS One that studied 98,009 military personal as they moved between assignments at high altitude or low altitude. After "adjusting for B.M.I. at enlistment, sex, race, age...