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Health Watch: New Vaccine Developed Against Mosquito Born Illness

A new vaccine against a virus spread by mosquitos is showing promise in early tests. The virus is called Chikungunya. It showed up in the U.S. for the first time this year and can cause debilitating joint pain.

08/16/2014

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Obesity Now Recognized As Disease By AMA

The nation’s largest medical group has just recognized obesity as a disease. The new distinction may lead to policy changes in terms of interventions and treatments.

06/19/2013

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