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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some traditional Mohawks are treating the naming of the nation's first Native American saint with skepticism and fear that the Roman Catholic Church is using it to shore up its image and marginalize traditional spiritual...
Although polio has been reduced to its lowest level in history, three countries still have polio transmission — Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Last year 223 polio cases were reported. So far in 2013 there have been 19 cases, according to the...
Reuters(For other news from Reuters Health Summit, click on http://www.reuters.com/summit/Health13) * CDC head concerned at WHO ability to respond effectively * Swiss-based U.N. agency hit by Swiss franc strength * WHO official says work being done but...
Small-business owners have a big stake in the unfolding debate in the Legislature over pre-emption of local workplace measures (HB 655, SB 726). Some politicians have apparently caught pre-emption fever and are all too eager to undermine our...
Reuters* Governments, philanthropists pledge most of needed funds * So far in 2013, only 19 polio cases seen worldwide * Dramatic progress "puts us within sight of the endgame" By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) -...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefOld City Cemetery is more than a graveyard. It's a landmark that tells a story about Lynchburg's past, but for more than a century the tale has been incomplete. "It's always been a mystery," said Ted Delaney, assistant director of the cemetery. The...
As op-ed commentator Richard E. Chaisson wrote recently, "despite the devastation that TB wreaks, it still is not a global health priority" ("Tuberculosis, the forgotten killer," March 24). Just as it was necessary to eradicate smallpox and combat polio...
Tags: Malaria, AIDS, Tuberculosis, Polio
The pessimist might be tempted to look at mankind's most turbulent history since history began and be discouraged about the future. Many evils have been perpetrated by humans, including wars, genocide and massacres. Despite the sometimes tragic nature...
With the possible exception of that football team in Minnesota, the vikings have seen some fairly serious brand slippage over the years. Once the scourge of Europe, vikings have increasingly lost their mojo — the Wagnerian soprano in the horned...
Among those in Long Beach for TED 2013 this week is Larry Brilliant, former head of Google.org. Brilliant was an influential epidemiologist and technologist whose life and career was altered in 2006 when he received the TED Prize. The TED Prize was one...
WASHINGTON -- Leaders of a House committee probing BioWatch, the nation's troubled system for detecting biological attacks, complained Thursday that administration officials had blocked them from seeing documents held by two senior federal scientists...
WASHINGTON -- Year after year, health officials meeting at invitation-only government conferences leveled with one another about BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting deadly pathogens that might be unleashed into the air by terrorists. They...
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