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Declining snowpack and the loss of glaciers will mean periodic shortages for major river systems.
Technology is found to play a large role in wealth inheritance.
The latest research may aid in efforts to find a new swine flu vaccine for pigs.
Study in an ER shows individuals successfully determined their own HIV status.
Data suggest illness is less likely to be fatal in those taking statins.
An increase in the frequency of droughts mean families have less time to recover and restock herds.
Children infected with seasonal flu acquire immunity against new flu outbreaks, scientists believe.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria strike drug of last resort.
Global warming could expose more than 150 million people around the world to coastal flooding.
Vaccination for seasonal influenza may help prevent premature and low-weight births .