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Federal health officials warned this week that the nation's hospitals and nursing homes are increasingly at risk from deadly new strains of drug-resistant bacteria that can't be treated with even the strongest antibiotics. So far, the infections have been...
In 2011, I spent six months in hospitals and nursing homes recovering from a bacterial infection called C-Difficile that I caught after surgery ("Nightmare bacteria," March 8). It is easily passed from patient to patient. While in the nursing homes I...
Florence P. Haseltine knows the power of scientists meeting face to face. The former researcher at the National Institutes of Health notes a list of milestones achieved through networking and collaboration at conferences, such as the deliberations that...
Shortly after the proclamation of the new pope, a reporter for U.S. television told his audience that the Catholics of Latin America "have waited 20 centuries for a pope to come from this region." Well. There were, of course, no Catholics in Latin...
What is the appropriate amount of time for a child or teenager to spend on his or her computer, smart phone or tablet in a day? As such technology becomes more affordable, families have purchased devices for their children and many area schools have...
Tags: Entertainment, Technology, Networking, Gaming, Apple iPad
Valerie Harper, who played Rhoda Morgenstern on TV's "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and its spinoff "Rhoda," has terminal cancer, the actress revealed Wednesday morning. And through the day, friends and fans expressed their support. Harper has the rare...
AP Pro Football WriterNEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell imagines a day in the not-too-distant future when players could be checked to determine whether their genetic makeup leaves them more likely to develop brain disease. They then might be told to...
When Congress and the White House failed to make a deal on budget cuts March 1, sequestration went into effect, requiring federal agencies to identify $85 billion in required cuts. The looming reductions, which will be spread across agencies —...
Tags: Career and Workplace, White House, Head Start, Government, NASA
The first winter after Danielle Smith bought her house in North Baltimore, the 35-year-old schoolteacher wondered if it even had a furnace, it was so cold and drafty. Now, with almost all new windows and several other energy-efficiency retrofits, Smith...
ReutersJACKSON, Mississippi/CHICAGO, Illinois (Reuters) - The doctor who cured an HIV infected baby for the first time is happier talking to children than to adults and is finding all the attention since the news came out a little overwhelming. Dr. Hannah Gay...
General Services Administration officials said Wednesday they had received nearly three dozen responses to a request for ideas about a new FBI headquarters, a potentially lucrative development that Maryland leaders hope to land in Prince George's County....
L.A. NOWThe family of football star Junior Seau is suing the National Football League, asserting that he committed suicide because of the brain injuries suffered during his career....
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