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head on collision

DEADLY CONSEQUENCES  Car crash deaths drop when countries find ways to boost seat belt use and reduce drunk driving. 

person holding snail

Amphibious and aquatic snails like this one are a weak link in the life cycle of parasites that cause snail fever. 

Alzheimer’s plaques in human brain

PLAQUE FIGHTER  A long dose of antibiotics reduced Alzheimer’s-related plaques (shown here in a human brain) in the brains of mice, results that suggest gut bacteria can influence the disease. 

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