| 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 11, 2011
| 7:46 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Scientists have found a "superbug" strain of gonorrhea in Japan that is resistant to all recommended antibiotics and say it could transform a once easily treatable infection into a global public health threat.
The new strain of the...
| May 8, 2011
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...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 2:02 PM
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...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 8:03 AM
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...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Jeraldine Saunders has many fond memories of growing up in Tujunga in the days when the foothills were filled with people who moved there for the healthful air.
Early residents chose the name Verdugo Hills, but the area ultimately was incorporated as...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:36 PM
His mugshot includes a mesh mask over his nose and mouth, because the criminal was arrested for not following medical treatment protocol.
Armando Rodriguez, 34, has tuberculosis and according to San Joaquin County Public Health officials, he was ignoring...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Health officials have completed an investigation into a case of tuberculosis at a Kokomo nail salon.
Howard County health officials tested more than 700 people after the discovery of an active TB case at the OP Nail Salon. Cindy Gnuyen, who is the salon...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 5:28 AM
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will inject $750 million into the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Microsoftco-founder Bill Gatesannounced Thursday at the World Economic Forum.
The donation comes in the form of a promissory note,...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:09 AM
The Texas Department of State Health Services began initial tuberculosis screenings Tuesday in the Red Oak Independent School District. Students and staff, who have already been identified, underwent the screening process.
Red Oak I.S.D. says a staff...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 12:38 PM
The Northridge home originally built as a ranch and retreat by renowned Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons sold for $719,000.
The two-story French Colonial, part of a 28-acre farm known as Marson Farms when it was constructed in 1937, sits on...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Each year, I make my annual trek to Meriden Square or the nearby Target in the Silver City. And each year, usually while mumbling about waiting until the last minute, I stare up at the Hanging Hills of Meriden and Berlin and let out a great big sigh....