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Pichia fungus

NOT SO FUN The fungus Pichia (shown), a type of yeast, is linked to kids’ likelihood of developing asthma, new research shows.

Ebola scorecard

EBOLA BY THE NUMBERS  Looking at some key risk factors may help health care workers triage Ebola patients.

gastric bypass

STOMACH SURGERY  Gastric bypass surgery reduces the size of the stomach and shortens the digestive path for food. While performed for weight loss, the procedure may also bring long-term remission of diabetes.

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