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Mosquitoes, along with their disease-causing hitchhikers like West Nile, Equine encephalitis, Dengue, and now Zika, are on the move, finding new habitats and naïve populations ripe for infection. Just as Lyme has made tick experts out of us all (no,...

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The proposal to bring DDT out of the retired arsenal of chemical weaponry to control mosquito vectors carrying the Zika virus is a Pandora’s Box of problems.  And these are not hypothetical problems.  The mosquitoes and the virus are biological...

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Have you ever been to a community that was exposed to inland flooding, hurricane surge, and future sea level rise? A community that is exposed to such poor air quality that a 2005 Houston Chronicle report compared it to "sitting in traffic 24...

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), in green, with human cell, grey.

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A sign encourages people in Simonga, Zambia, to get tested for HIV.

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As flu season approaches each year, thousands line up to receive a vaccine—but many others don't.

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