A few of the recent pieces I’ve liked:

Ed Yong at Not Exactly Rocket Science: The disease trackers

Maryn McKenna at Superbug: How Much Is a Drug-Resistance Death Worth? Less Than $600

Michele Norris at NPR: Why Black Women, Infants Lag in Birth Outcomes

Fred Pearce at Yale Environment 360: Phosphate: A Critical Resource Misused and Now Running Low

Gina Kolata in the New York Times: First Study of Its Kind Shows Benefits of Providing Medical Insurance to Poor

And for what will surely be a source of many excellent blog posts in the future, check out the new Scientific American blog network.

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