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ReutersBy Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, May 23 (Reuters) - Kathrin Jansen is a microbiologist with at least two breakthrough vaccines to her name: she brought the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil to market for Merck and helped develop the $4 billion a year...
ReutersBy Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 22 (Reuters) - U.S. and state health authorities are investigating an unidentified respiratory illness that has killed two of 10 people hospitalized with it in Alabama since last week. Preliminary tests do not...
STATE SENATE-SPECIAL ELECTION Democrat Ananich wins Michigan Senate election FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate is going to have a new member soon. Unofficial results late Tuesday show Democratic state Rep. Jim Ananich of Flint easily...
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit school district has closed buildings for the day after two employees were diagnosed with MRSA. The Mount Clemens Community School District says in a posting on its website that its buildings will be...
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area school district has closed buildings for the day after two employees were diagnosed with MRSA. The Mount Clemens Community School District says its buildings are closed today. District officials say they...
In the wake of the recent Consumer Reports investigation finding a high percentage of contamination in ground turkey sold at retail outlets, there are some things to remember about food safety. The Times' Ricardo Lopez reported: "Consumer Reports said...
In its first laboratory analysis of ground turkey sold at retail outlets, Consumer Reports found that more than half tested positive for fecal bacteria. The magazine also found that most of the bacteria it found proved resistant to one or more of the...
Reuters* FDA says "major public health threat" * Dangerous bacteria found on 90 percent of turkey tested By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY, April 30 (Reuters) - Dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been found in ground turkey on U.S. grocery shelves across a...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
Growing up with a severely disabled brother, Abby Brown felt less like a sister than like a "third parent." Nigel, two years her junior, was born with a rare disease called linear sebaceous nevus syndrome that left him non-verbal and needing assistance to...
Staph infections remain a significant problem for hospital patients, and scientists are trying to develop vaccines to prevent Staphylococcus aureus bacteria from establishing itself in vital areas like the heart, lungs or blood. But it’s turning out...
Thirty years ago, when the world faced the terrifying prospect of an untreatable disease known as AIDS, big drugmakers saw an opportunity and raced to develop new medicines. Today, as the world confronts the crisis of antibiotic resistance, the industry...
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