Temperature isn't the only reason mortality spikes from December to March.
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Finally, a viable theory that could put a vigorous debate to rest.
One factor associated with higher rates of myopia turns out to be education. The rise is especially stark in Asia.
Smoking rates are dropping among U.S. military personnel — but at a distressingly slower pace than in the general population.