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Tuberculosis

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  • AIDS healthcare group takes new approach to city's health services

    AIDS healthcare group takes new approach to city's health services
    A high-profile AIDS healthcare organization is attempting to soften its approach after meeting pitched opposition to a ballot measure that would require the city of Los Angeles to set up its own health department. AIDS Healthcare Foundation collected...
  • Government explores early release for more aging prisoners

    Government explores early release for more aging prisoners
    MINERSVILLE, Pa. — He hobbled down the dark tiled hallway, leaning heavily on his black wooden cane. His feet shuffled, his hands shook, and finally 85-year-old Benjamin Share nearly collapsed into a chair in the prison visitation room....
  • Elephant who killed veterinarian settles into San Diego Zoo

    Elephant who killed veterinarian settles into San Diego Zoo
    SAN DIEGO — Jenny Chung is looking at the elephant that killed her sister, a well-known veterinarian in New Zealand who devoted years to the elephant's care after she was rescued from a touring circus. Chung has no anger toward Mila, the 7,600-...
  • A jewel of charm city [Commentary]

    A jewel of charm city [Commentary]
    Tucked away among many vacant houses on the 200 block of West Lexington Street, is one of the jewels of Charm City: the headquarters of Catholic Relief Services, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year by highlighting stories of its faithful...
  • Nicholas Delbanco's 'Art of Youth' studies talent cut short

    Nicholas Delbanco's 'Art of Youth' studies talent cut short
    "There are no second acts in American life," F. Scott Fitzgerald observed acidly in his unfinished final novel, "The Love of the Last Tycoon." It is, of course, an ironic statement, for "The Last Tycoon" was nothing if not a second act sort of project...
  • Phoenix flight passengers told to get precautionary tuberculosis test

    Phoenix flight passengers told to get precautionary tuberculosis test
    Dozens of passengers on a weekend US Airways Express flight have been told to get tuberculosis tests and possible vaccinations after a passenger in a face mask was taken off of the plane in Phoenix. The Maricopa County Department of Public Health was...
  • New York train that derailed was going 82 mph into a 30-mph curve

    New York train that derailed was going 82 mph into a 30-mph curve
    NEW YORK -- A passenger train that derailed in New York City, killing four people, was traveling 82 mph as it entered a curve where the speed limit is 30 mph, and the brakes were not fully applied until seconds before the cars came to a stop off the...
  • Would taller buildings ruin the Washington, D.C., skyline?

    WASHINGTON--Will visitors to the nation’s capital still be able to see a skyline that includes the Washington Monument, the U.S. Capitol and other national landmarks if Congress relaxes century-old building height restrictions?  That was perhaps...
  • Passenger on US Airways Express flight did not have TB, tests show

    Passenger on US Airways Express flight did not have TB, tests show
    After further tests, health officials determined Tuesday that a passenger who was pulled from a US Airways Express plane in Phoenix does not have tuberculosis. Based on reports that the passenger had the contagious airborne disease, the unnamed man...
  • Another kind of gene pool

    Earlier this month, researchers and advocates from 40 countries formed a global alliance to enable the secure sharing of genomic and clinical data, aiming to end the era in which only the people who collected your genetic data had access to it. Efforts...
  • Nelson Mandela, world icon for equality, dead at 95

    Nelson Mandela, world icon for equality, dead at 95
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Nelson Mandela, who emerged from more than a quarter of a century in prison to steer a troubled African nation to its first multiracial democracy, uniting the country by reaching out to fearful whites and becoming a...