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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Panic Disorder Easier To Manage Thanks To New Breakthrough

    Panic Disorder Easier To Manage Thanks To New Breakthrough
    President Roosevelt was trying to reassure us when he told us we had nothing to fear but fear itself. If you've studied Panic Disorder, that doesn't really sound reassuring anymore. Panic Disorder starts with an attack of extreme anxiety, one that...

    Officials: 85 test positive for TB after S. Indiana exposure

    State health officials say more than 80 people exposed to a southern Indiana student with a confirmed case of tuberculosis have now tested positive for the disease. The State Department of Health said Friday that 85 people have tested positive to TB in...

    U.S. health officials tracing path of woman with rare TB

    U.S. health officials tracing path of woman with rare TB
    Health officials are trying to track down people who may have been in contact with a woman with a rare and deadly form of hard-to-treat tuberculosis. The woman has an extremely drug-resistant form of the disease, which is impervious to most TB drugs....

    Illinois health officials tracing path of woman with rare TB

    Illinois health officials tracing path of woman with rare TB
    A woman with a rare, hard-to-treat form of tuberculosis visited family in McHenry County after arriving at O'Hare International Airport in April, and also traveled in Missouri and Tennessee, according to health officials who are trying to track down...