| Dec 20, 2010
A student at Patrick Henry High School has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and may have exposed other pupils, staff and faculty to the disease, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced Monday.
The county and San Diego Unified...
| Jul 18, 2010
| 5:42 PM
More than half a century ago, when antibiotics were transforming modern medicine, a now almost forgotten drug was hailed as something close to the miracle of miracles.
Doctors rushed to prescribe it for an array of medical problems — that is, until...
| Aug 30, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've heard of doctors using TNF inhibitors to treat rheumatoid arthritis. What exactly are TNF inhibitors and are they safe to use?
ANSWER: An estimated 1.3 million people in the U.S. have rheumatoid arthritis, an inflammatory disease...
| Aug 21, 2010
"Adrenal fatigue" is the sort of diagnosis that might hit home during a late-night Internet search. Do you, for example, have trouble waking up in the morning without caffeine? Do you crave salty foods? Do people seem a lot more irritating than in the...
| Sep 1, 2010
A new automated test to detect tuberculosis infections and the presence of an antibiotic-resistant TB strain can shave days to weeks off the time it takes to identify new infections, allowing treatment to be started immediately to prevent further spread...
| Sep 4, 2010
| 6:44 PM
Halloween arrives early at Roger's Gardens
Hundreds of Halloween aficionados waited in line this week for an invitation-only chance to shop the grand opening of the 2010 Roger's Gardens Halloween shop.
"It's all fun and games until someone loses an...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:20 AM
Two people in the same Kansas City, Kan. apartment complex are fighting active tuberculosis. Joe Connor, director of the Unified Government Health Department confirms two active cases of TB at Bethany Towers Park at 1131 Central. The first was reported to...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 5:29 PM
Two people in the same Kansas City, Kan. apartment complex are fighting active tuberculosis.
Joe Connor, director of the Unified Government Health Department confirms two active cases of TB at Bethany Park Towers at 1131 Central. The first was reported...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 6:39 AM
It’s the end to another very long day. We started early, but we saw so much I don’t even know where to start. From the collapsed hospital with the child clinic or the repaired well with dozens of children who had never seen a camera before...
| Aug 30, 2011
Ennis High School--home to more than 1,500 students--soon 230 of them will be tested for tuberculosis after a teacher was diagnosed with TB.
Many parents are understandably worried.
"We've had a high volume of calls," Assistant Superintendent Kathy...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 7:02 PM
In August, the state health department notified the Ennis Independent School District one of its high school teachers had tuberculosis. The teacher is no longer at the school, but the health department still tested 230 students, and 15 faculty members. Of...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 10:02 AM
Texas Department of State Health Services officials are in Ennis this week as they continue to investigate a tuberculosis outbreak at Ennis High School.
To date, state health officials have analyzed 252 TB skin tests associated with this investigation....