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Scientific American reporter Dina Fine Maron gives a weekly one-minute report on the latest health and medical news. To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast


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Title: 1 in 5 Has Significant Hearing Loss

1 in 5 Has Significant Hearing Loss

November 16th, 2011

One in five Americans has their daily life affected by hearing loss--and earbuds blaring loud music may be just a small factor. Katherine Harmon reports Go to Episode

Ebola Efforts Helped by Flu Shots

October 24th, 2014

Should Ebola continue to crop up in the U.S., having fewer people coming to emergency rooms with the similar symptoms of flu will help the public health… Go to Episode

Plan Now for Future Ebola Outbreaks

October 31st, 2014

Diagnostics, vaccines and new drugs could vastly improve the way future Ebola outbreaks manifest in Africa, according to emerging infectious disease expert… Go to Episode

Snake DNA Left in Bite ID's Serpent Assailant

November 12th, 2014

A first-of-its-kind study finds it’s possible to analyze snake DNA left in a bite victim’s wound to identify the species—and thus the… Go to Episode