NPR – Scientists discover the secret weapon of stomach viruses

New research published Wednesday in Cell Host & Microbe found that stomach infections, like norovirus and rotavirus, are more contagious and more potent when the virus particles cluster together.

Miami Herald – American Cancer Society report on states’ policies ranks Florida near the bottom

The 16th annual “How You Measure Up?” report compared states on nine issues, include passing smoke-free laws to restricting indoor tanning device use.

ABC News – Is a diverse diet the healthiest way to go? Maybe not

Encouraging people to eat a variety of foods, also known as dietary diversity, may actually backfire, according to a new scientific statement by the American Heart Association.

Futurism – Scientists knew blue light from screens contributed to blindness. Now they know why.

Now, thanks to a team of researchers from the University of Toledo, we know how blue light causes this damage, meaning we might also be on track to preventing it.

USA Today – Surgery centers don’t have to report deaths in 17 states

A USA TODAY NETWORK and Kaiser Health News investigation found that surgery centers operate under such an uneven mix of rules across U.S. states that fatalities or serious injuries can result in no warning to government officials, much less to potential patients.