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Tuberculosis

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  • Tuberculosis battle is global

    Tuberculosis battle is global
    In a poor neighborhood along the banks of the Saigon River, Tran Ngoc Tam and his wife sat inside a one-room dwelling so tiny it could barely fit a bed. Tam spoke intermittently between frequent bouts of coughing and grimacing, products of his painful...
  • Michael T. Osterholm: What we need to contain Ebola

    Ebola outbreaks have occurred in Africa on more than two dozen occasions over the past 40 years, and it was brought under control every time. This was possible thanks to reliable techniques, such as preventing direct contact with infected persons and...
  • Why it's harder to contain this Ebola epidemic

    Ebola outbreaks have occurred in Africa more than two dozen times over the past 40 years, and they have been brought under control every time. This was possible thanks to reliable techniques, such as preventing direct contact with infected persons and...
  • Beecher's century-old mausoleum teetering on ruin

     Beecher's century-old mausoleum teetering on ruin
    Joseph Cloidt survived the Civil War battles of Bull Run and Gettysburg, serving at one point as bodyguard to President Abraham Lincoln. Arthur Hinze fought in Germany and France in World War I. And Raymond John Bielfeldt died of tuberculosis contracted...
  • WHO: Alcohol kills 1 person every 10 seconds

    The World Health Organization released a report Monday detailing alcohol consumption around the world and its effects, including information on alcohol-related diseases and deaths. In the year 2012, 3.3 million deaths worldwide were alcohol related....
  • London uses van with X-ray machine to find TB

    LONDON - London is famed for its historic sites, its double-decker buses and its West End shows, but the city now has a more dubious distinction: Britain's public health agency says it has become the tuberculosis capital of Western Europe. In response,...
  • A bloody day at Antietam for the Peninsula's 32nd Virginia Infantry

     A bloody day at Antietam for the Peninsula's 32nd Virginia Infantry
    When the bloodiest day in American history finally ended, many units battered by the brutal Battle of Antietam found themselves reeling from once unthinkable numbers of dead and wounded. But few on either side of the fiercely contested western...
  • Sherwin Nuland dies at 83; surgeon wrote 'How We Die'

    Sherwin Nuland dies at 83; surgeon wrote 'How We Die'
    Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland was a respected surgeon and bioethicist at Yale University and author of two modestly successful books when he was approached in the early 1990s by a young literary editor. The agent was looking for someone to write a book about what...
  • 'Winter's Tale' buried in magic

    'Winter's Tale' buried in magic
    "Winter’s Tale" goes beyond the love at first sight premise, but an overpowering use of magic lessens key scenes.            The film, which switches between a early 19th century and present day New York, early on shows career burglar...
  • Nelson Mandela, South African crusader for racial equality, dies at 95

    Nelson Mandela, South African crusader for racial equality, dies at 95
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela, South Africa's beloved first black president and anti-apartheid hero, has died after suffering recurring lung infections that were the legacy of tuberculosis contracted in prison during his long fight...
  • Parkville High has case of TB

    Parkville High has case of TB
    About 60 people from Parkville High School may have been exposed to tuberculosis toward the end of the school year, the Baltimore County Health Department said Friday, after an unidentified person — described only as a "young lady" — was...