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Tuberculosis

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Top Tuberculosis Articles

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  • Denton High School Conducts Tuberculosis Testing

    Denton High School Conducts Tuberculosis Testing
    Tuesday, the Denton County Health Department tested about 270 students and staff at Denton High School for tuberculosis. This comes after a transfer student from Ennis High School tested positive for a suspected case. Jake Cleveland was one of the...
  • UNT Health Alert: Student at University of North Texas suspected of having tuberculosis

    UNT Health Alert: Student at University of North Texas suspected of having tuberculosis
    When students at the University of North Texas opened their emails Wednesday, they got a health alert warning that a student had been diagnosed with a suspected case of tuberculosis. "It seems kind of scary and I don't want to catch it or anything and...
  • Armadillos pass leprosy to humans, study finds

    Armadillos pass leprosy to humans, study finds
    They're cute. They're often roadkill. Some gourmands say they're tasty, whether baked or barbecued. Now Louisiana researchers have learned something else about nine-banded armadillos. "A preponderance of evidence shows that people get leprosy from these...
  • Purdue student's virus work makes a name for herself

    Purdue student's virus work makes a name for herself
    Any time Emilia Czyszczon gets bogged down in her biological engineering studies — any time she considers taking the easy route on an assignment — she thinks about her father. He, too, attended Purdue University, but only after emigrating...
  • Panic Disorder Easier To Manage Thanks To New Breakthrough

    Panic Disorder Easier To Manage Thanks To New Breakthrough
    President Roosevelt was trying to reassure us when he told us we had nothing to fear but fear itself. If you've studied Panic Disorder, that doesn't really sound reassuring anymore. Panic Disorder starts with an attack of extreme anxiety, one that...
  • Officials: KCK Middle School Student Diagnosed with TB

    Officials: KCK Middle School Student Diagnosed with TB
    A Kansas City, Kansas, middle-school student has been confirmed as having tuberculosis, school district officials said on Friday. The student, identified as a student at Rosedale Middle School, has been quarantined and is receiving medication to treat...
  • A public health merger in Chicago?

    A public health merger in Chicago?
    Health care experts and some public officials are floating a radical idea as Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel prepares to take office: a full or partial merger of Chicago and Cook County's health departments. Operating a single health department with broader...
  • Teen Battles Rare Skin Infection from Fish Tank Bacteria

    Teen Battles Rare Skin Infection from Fish Tank Bacteria
    OAK HILLS (KTLA) -- After suffering a seemingly minor cut, a teen from San Bernardino County has been battling an invasive bacterial infection for five years. 13-year-old Hannele Cox cut her hand as she pulled it out of a fish tank. "I pulled my hand...
  • Gates Foundation to improve child vaccines in China

    Gates Foundation to improve child vaccines in China
    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is helping partners in China improve child vaccines, roll out faster TB detection kits and make higher-yielding rice which it hopes can be used later in other parts of the world. Ray Yip, the foundation's chief...
  • Bovine Tuberculosis found in Hoosier cow

    Bovine Tuberculosis found in Hoosier cow
    The Indiana State Board of Animal Health confirmed Tuesday that they found bovine tuberculosis in beef cattle in southeastern Indiana. The tuberculosis was found in an Indiana cow during routine testing at a meat processing facility in Michigan....
  • Tiny taxing districts with limited duties scattered across Illinois

    Tiny taxing districts with limited duties scattered across Illinois
    Orland Hills has a library board, but no library. Norwood Park has a paid three-member board with the sole job of overseeing 40 streetlights. And a southern Illinois tuberculosis board has amassed more than $200,000 yet it treats only one patient every...
  • Teen Wins Battle Against Flesh Eating Bacteria, Doctors Say

    Teen Wins Battle Against Flesh Eating Bacteria, Doctors Say
    OAK HILLS (KTLA) -- A Southern California teen who has been battling flesh eating bacteria for the past five years will not have her hand amputated, doctors in Devner say. 13-year-old Hannele Cox cut her hand when she was 8 years old as she pulled it out...