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New Insights into Obesity

As obesity becomes a global health threat, scientists are discovering new details about how this complex affliction affects the body--and about the many factors that bring it on. In a partnership with theVisualMD , here is a look at the fascinating details behind this common condition...

September 22, 2011

A Graphic Look at Obesity--Inside and Out

A new detailed picture of the biological consequences of the global weight problem, as visualized by the scientifically tuned illustrations of theVisualMD

September 22, 2011 — Katherine Harmon

Eternal Vigilance Fingers the Flu

The influenza virus is hiding and changing in animal populations. Virologist Ab Osterhaus explains how that could make it more lethal and how we have to keep a constant eye on its development...

September 20, 2011

What Will the Next Influenza Pandemic Look Like?

Predicting pandemics might still be impossible, but with millions of lives at stake, researchers are using the latest science and lessons from history to best prepare for the next big one...

September 19, 2011 — Katherine Harmon

PiggyDemic

Become part of a social-networking effort to understand and fight viral threats

September 14, 2011
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