Top stories in health and medicine, June 19, 2013

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1. Organ Donors Will Sign Up on Facebook. Despite years of media and public service campaigns appealing for organ donations, donor rates remained static while demand increased — until Facebook.

2. MRI May Spot Meningitis from Tainted Steroids. A screening MRI may provide early warning of spinal or paraspinal meningitis in patients who received contaminated steroid injections.

3. Red Meat Hikes Diabetes Risk. Eating more beef, pork, and lamb may raise diabetes risk, whereas reducing intake appears to trim risk.

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