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Tuberculosis

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  • Some health screenings may do more harm than good

    Certain health screenings, such as colonoscopies and cholesterol checks, are wise preventive measures, but other common tests may be unnecessary. "I think we're doing too much over-screening," says geriatrician Dr. Suzanne Salamon, an instructor at...
  • Putting your charity dollars where they matter most

     Putting your charity dollars where they matter most
    It seems to happen at a disturbingly frequent rate. A massive typhoon, hurricane, earthquake, tsunami or other horrible catastrophe occurs. The media show heart-wrenching images of disaster beyond anything most people have seen or could even begin to...
  • Child with persistent fatigue despite adequate sleep should be evaluated by a physician

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 8-year-old is tired all the time even though she gets 11 to 12 hours of sleep a night. Is this part of growing up, or should I address it with her pediatrician? I wondered if she might be anemic, but I have read this is rare in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Skirball's 'Transatlantico' film series spotlights a shared history

     Skirball's 'Transatlantico' film series spotlights a shared history
    When the Skirball Cultural Center launched its Latin Jewish film series seven years ago, it caught some members of both ethnic groups by surprise. "People acted just shocked that there were Jews south of the border," said Jordan Peimer, the Skirball's...
  • His abolitionist ancestor freed 400 slaves

    His abolitionist ancestor freed 400 slaves
    Though he was a man of the cloth, Charles Turner Torrey went out of his way to publicly mock his enemies and alienate his ever-dwindling supply of friends. He was always short of money. He abandoned — or at least, severely neglected — his wife...
  • '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...
  • ‘The Wind Rises’ video: Hayao Miyazaki’s final film opens in U.S.

     
    “The Wind Rises” opens in select U.S. theaters Friday before an expanded release next week, and a new clip has […]...
  • Film Review: Miyazaki's 'The Wind Rises' reaches great heights

    Film Review: Miyazaki's 'The Wind Rises' reaches great heights
    Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki has created some of the screen's most alluring and soul-inspiring images in the past few decades. This longtime manga magician became most familiar to western audiences with the release of "Princess Mononoke," his first...
  • Myanmar orders Doctors Without Borders to cease operations

    Doctors Without Borders has been ordered to cease activities in Myanmar, leaving  tens of thousands of patients without medical care, the Nobel Prize-winning aid group said Friday. Doctors Without Borders did not give a reason for the move. But local...