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FEELING LOW A cross-generational study in England found that pregnant women today have more symptoms of depression and anxiety than women in their mothers’ generation.
HAZY DAYS Long-term exposure to air pollution, seen here blanketing the Pakistani city of Lahore in June 2018, contributes to chronic health problems. New research suggests it triggers millions of new diabetes cases each year.
GUILTY AS CHARGED Human papillomavirus (shown) — especially types 16 and 18 —is responsible for nearly all cases of cervical cancer.
Laboratory of Tumor Virus Biology/NIH/Wikimedia Commons (adapted by E. Otwell)