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Preventable Diseases Responsible for Most Under-5 Deaths
2012-05-14 03:49:48

The overwhelming majority of deaths among children are the result of preventable infectious diseases, the authors of a new study published Friday in the journal The Lancet have reported.

Events Like London 2012 Olympic Games Are Hotbeds For Diseases
2012-01-17 05:38:37

Public experts are warning that mass gatherings like the London 2012 Olympics are hotbeds for diseases from around the world.

Cancer Costs Is Spiraling Out Of Control
2011-09-26 11:41:15

Researchers say that the cost of treating cancer is spiraling out of control and becoming unaffordable in many developed countries.


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Annals of Internal Medicine
2012-05-07 07:34:57

Annals of Internal Medicine is an academic medical journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It was founded in 1927. It has been published biweekly (on the first and third Tuesday of each month) since 1988. The current editor is Christine Laine (as of May 2012). Its archives back to 1993 are available on the journal’s website in text formats. PDF formats are accessible back to 1999. Some material over six months old is open-access, and all material is provided free to...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.