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  • 'Bonapartist' French remain chary of Anglo-Saxon business trends

    PARIS (Reuters) - Things are changing in France's business world. One in 10 top listed firms has a foreign boss, all report earnings in English, and a recent bid battle showed that state influence doesn't always trump the business interest. But if you...
  • Researchers study mosquito-borne disease that is expected soon in U.S.

    A mosquito-borne disease that originated in Africa and elsewhere that has not been found yet in the United States is causing concerns among health officials, and now the University of Pittsburgh Center for Vaccine Research has joined a group of top...
  • Awareness of child abuse is focus this month

    Mez Pierre, 26, a former foster child, now grown and married with two daughters, said, "When I was little my mentors were drug dealers and criminals. My father gave me a gun to shoot someone when I was 5 years old." He estimates he lived in 40 to 50...
  • GLCCB to host forum on pre-exposure HIV treatment for at-risk populations

    GLCCB to host forum on pre-exposure HIV treatment for at-risk populations
    Local medical professionals will gather with members of Baltimore's gay community later this month to discuss a new medical treatment that involves HIV-negative patients taking a daily pill to avoid becoming infected. The April 28 forum, hosted by the...
  • Focus on mental health for child safety: My Word

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The good news is that child advocates and mental-health professionals don't limit their efforts to 4 1/2 weeks a year. In fact, most spend their lives trying to make...
  • April 7 Letters: Transportation workers driver tendencies, tethering laws

    Be aware of workers Every April, we mark National Work Zone Awareness Week to remember highway workers killed in work zone crashes, and to draw attention to the work zone risks for all motorists. As a 21-year employee of the Virginia Department of...
  • Liberian president cautions against panic over Ebola outbreak

    MONROVIA, Liberia Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Saturday appealed to her countrymen not to panic over the Ebola outbreak, which is suspected to have claimed at least six lives in the West African country. In a written statement, the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Trinity Alumna And Activist Regan Hofmann To Discuss Stigma Of HIV/AIDS

    HIV/AIDS activist Regan Hofmann, a member of Trinity College's Class of 1989, will deliver a lecture entitled "Sex and Secrets" on Tuesday, April 8 at 4:30 p.m. in the Wean Terrace Rooms in Mather Hall on the Trinity campus, 300 Summit Street. The...
  • Important kids' health topic

    Important kids' health topic
    As a parent, you make decisions every day to keep your child safe and healthy, which include keeping your child up-to-date on vaccines to help protect against serious diseases. Learning about vaccines will help you better understand why the disease...
  • Drexel student died of rare meningitis strain

     
    The Drexel University student who died from meningitis last week had the strain that hit Princeton University hard last year, federal health officials said Tuesday. Stephanie Ross, a sophomore from Upper St. Clair, Allegheny County, was found unresponsive...
  • Mentally ill people need to be in treatment [Letter]

    Mentally ill people need to be in treatment [Letter]
    Regarding your recent editorial on the Columbia Mall shooting, it is vitally important that people not remain silent but intervene to get a mentally disturbed people into treatment ("With no warning," March 16). The recent Columbia Mall shooting...