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2017-03-26
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They are smart men all who have exploited opportunities, which would not have existed but for the government’s presence in science. I applaud individuals who build on government di..
2017-03-25
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U.S. federal agents have confiscated 40,000 items that consumers hope are never fake: ---. The counterfeits were seized in San Juan, Puerto Rico, officials said. Federal offici..
2017-03-24
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As Eric Goosby, the U.N. special envoy on tuberculosis, put it: “We are at a moment where a lot is converging around people’s understanding of the role TB plays, the tragedy o..
We Must End TB By 2030
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“From the Indian Prime Minister to the Russian President, from the Indonesian Vice President to the First Lady of Nigeria, from Ministers of Health from South Africa, Thailand and ..
Even without high blood pressure or other signs of illness, obese adults have a much higher risk of developing heart disease than normal-weight peers, according to a study from Den..
Let's Imagine A TB-Free World
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Living in a TB-free world would change the global health landscape. TB would no longer be the leading infectious disease killer – stealing the lives of 1.8 million people a year. &..
Have the glaring failures that characterize the TB crisis been inappropriately transferred on to those who are least at fault? The word “failed” is so commonly used in the field of..
When asked earlier this week by The Associated Press if she thought the film was sexist, Bell said, “There are certain things at face value you could say, because we’re exploring t..
KINSHASA, Congo ― In early 2014, few people worried that the Ebola virus, which is up to 90 percent fatal, would pose a global threat. So the World Health Organization se..
Arjun compulsively checks his little girl’s temperature for a reason. Sujata is the survivor of the “first well-described case” of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in a youn..
2017-03-23
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The National Institutes of Health recently announced that it will fund the largest-ever study of African-American cancer survivors. The agency is providing a five-year, $9 million ..
About two thirds of cancers are caused by random typos in DNA that occur as normal cells make copies of themselves, a finding that helps explain why healthy individuals who do ever..
No Time To Lose
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Every 18 seconds, someone dies of tuberculosis (TB). In the time it takes you read this blog, 12 people will have lost their lives to TB. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Developmen..
The National Institutes of Health recently announced that it will fund the largest-ever study of African-American cancer survivors. The agency is providing a five-year, $9 million ..
The number of U.S. tuberculosis cases in 2016 was the lowest since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began reporting it in 1953, the agency announced Thursday. However..
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) gave an impassioned speech Wednesday in opposition to the House Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act ― a speech former Vi..
Exactly what that deal might entail, or whether it was a done deal, was unclear as of late Wednesday ― even though House GOP leaders said they remained committed to holding a vote ..
2017-03-22
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan, with one Fresno locale showin..
Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan, with one Fresno locale showing rates nearly three ..
2017-03-21
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Inmate Gary Brown, who is serving life for murder, said he saw Rainey’s body after it was removed from the shower and it looked like a “boiled lobster,” according to the report.&nb..
(Reuters Health) ― Patients may be less likely to die in U.S. hospitals during weeks when accreditation inspectors show up unannounced than during other times of the year, a recent..
(Reuters Health) ― The retail pharmacy company CVS Health helped its customers quit smoking by pulling cigarettes off the shelves two years ago, a new study suggests. Smokers who p..
As expected, the war on science and the environment is underway. The president’s proposed budget is the starting point of a long process of negotiation, but between the Tea Party i..
2017-03-20
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(Reuters Health) - Neighborhoods with a high proportion of black residents or high poverty tend to have the greatest density of stores selling cigarettes and tobacco products, U.S...
Former San Francisco 49er Dwight Clark, who was on the receiving end of the play known simply as “The Catch,” has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). “In Septe..