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Lois Parshley is a freelance journalist. You can follow her on Twitter at @loisparshley.

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The Danger of Diabetes

New gene research shows people with certain backgrounds may be more suseptable

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How Your Roof Can Fight Global Warming

Urban adaptation can help control the heat of urban areas.

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Avian Flu Just Became Even More Frightening

A new mutation raises fear of a global pandemic.

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As Polio Resurfaces in Kenya, Officials in Geneva Race the Clock

One polio infection could set back eradication efforts in Africa.

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The Terrifying Spread of Resistant Tuberculosis

The struggle to contain TB in India, before it mutates to the harder to treat resistant kind

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After receiving a vaccination during one of the country's bi-monthly campaigns, childrens' fingers are marked with indelible ink. / Lois Parshley

Meet India’s Last Polio Victim

The world’s largest public health campaign is about to enter a new phase.

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