Also in this issue:

It's coming. Are we ready?
From unknown to a worldwide pandemic in one year, Zika is a looming threat to South Texas as mosquito season heats up.

To have and to hold
When a child dies in the womb or at birth, the compassionate care of nurses is vital in the journey to heal.

Sweet dreams

Struggle with sleep apnea? You may want to see your dentist.

Essay: House call

For Anand Karnad, M.D., caring for cancer patients does not stop, even when treatment does.

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