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Study in an ER shows individuals successfully determined their own HIV status.
Data suggest illness is less likely to be fatal in those taking statins.
An increase in the frequency of droughts mean families have less time to recover and restock herds.
Children infected with seasonal flu acquire immunity against new flu outbreaks, scientists believe.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria strike drug of last resort.
Global warming could expose more than 150 million people around the world to coastal flooding.
Vaccination for seasonal influenza may help prevent premature and low-weight births .
Some trees may facilitate fires at the expense of their competitors.
September's summit will convene in the hopes of negotiating a replacement to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol.
Research may lead to an increase in the percentage of successful lung transplants from healthy donors.