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Massachusetts Man Reportedly In a Coma After Contracting Brain Infection From a Mosquito

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images)A rare, sometimes fatal viral infection spread by mosquitoes has resurfaced in Massachusetts—and has likely sent at least one man into a coma. Over the weekend, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported that a local resident contracted the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus. Dozens of communities remain at critical or… Continue reading

Some Cellphones Reportedly Exceed FCC Radiation Limits—but Don’t Flip Out Just Yet

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images)A new Chicago Tribune report on cellphone radiation sure sounds alarming: Popular smartphones were found to emit higher-than-allowed levels of radiation. But while some of the findings are definitely worth investigating further, there’s no reason to be freaked out about health risks for now.The Chicago Tribune, according to its comprehensive report,… Continue reading