Scurvy Makes Surprise Return in Australia

Scurvy, a disease caused by vitamin C deficiency once associated with sailors who spent months at sea with limited varieties of foods, appears to be making a comeback, BBC.com reports. Researchers attribute poor diet to the disease, which can be prevented or remedied by simply eating fruits, which are full of vitamin C. In the 18th century, scurvy killed more sailors on long-distance runs than enemy combat. Today, modern cases of scurvy are being diagnosed in individuals unaware...

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