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Time spent with a screen shouldn’t come at the expense of kids’ sleep, play and exercise, new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics say. 

Staphylococcus aureus

GROWING RESISTANCE  Antibiotic resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus (shown here in yellow) are pushing scientists to find alternative treatments, including vaccines.

Zika virus

ATTACK MODE  Researchers are learning about how the Zika virus (red) causes brain cells to stop growing, leading to microcephaly. Those discoveries may lead to treatments that can counteract the virus’s effect on developing brains.

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