Health & Fitness

2 Dead in Suspected Meningitis Outbreak Linked to Mexico (Health) 5/28 10:06A Amanda Holpuch
More than 200 others could be at risk from a fungal meningitis outbreak that has been traced to two clinics in Matamoros, Mexico, where people traveled for cosmetic surgeries, health officials said.

Sought Out by Science, and Then Forgotten (Health) 5/22 9:00P Jennie Erin Smith and Charlie Co
Four decades ago, medical researchers reached out to ailing families in Colombia for insights into Huntington’s disease. Scientists are just now following up, hoping it’s not too late.

An African Country Faces Challenges to Protect Girls From HPV (Health) 5/22 9:00P Stephanie Nolen
Almost all cervical cancer deaths now occur in developing countries. Tanzania is trying to inoculate girls against the virus that causes the disease — nearly 20 years after rich countries began offering the shot.
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