ERNIE YAP

The unexpected outbreak of influenza A(H7N9) on the mainland marks the first time the virus has been detected in humans. As of Friday, there were 16 confirmed cases, of which six have been fatal.

In a study titled "Myths, Presumptions, and Facts about Obesity" published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine, the authors scoured popular media and scientific literature for obesity-related myths and presumptions and weighed them against scientifically proven facts.

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