CNN – E. coli mystery solved: Ground beef is source of outbreak, CDC says

Ground beef is the food responsible for a mystery E. coli outbreak involving 109 cases of illness in six states, according to preliminary evidence, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

New York Post – Measles has killed over 1K people in Madagascar, most victims children

Measles has killed more than 1,200 people in Madagascar since September, according to a report on Sunday.

NPR – High stress drives up your risk of a heart attack. Here’s how to chill out

Research shows that those of us who perceive a lot of stress in our lives are at higher risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems over the long term.

Washington Post – The disturbing links between too much weight and several types of cancer

Obesity is poised to take the top spot, as Americans’ waistlines continue to expand while tobacco use plummets.

The Guardian – Europe at risk from spread of tropical insect-borne diseases

Insect-borne diseases such as dengue fever, leishmaniasis and encephalitis are on the rise and are now threatening to spread into many areas of Europe, scientists have warned.