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Tuberculosis

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  • 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...
  • Scientists Discover New Strain of Drug Resistant Gonorrhea

    Scientists Discover New Strain of Drug Resistant Gonorrhea
    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...
  • Officials: Student In Glen Cove School District Infected With Tuberculosis

    Officials: Student In Glen Cove School District Infected With Tuberculosis
    A student that attends one of the schools in the Glen Cove School District was treated for tuberculosis, according to the district superintendent and the Nassau County Department of Health. Superintenent Joseph A. Laria sent a letter to parents on...
  • Tuberculosis Rates In King County Up, That's Double The U.S. Rate

    Tuberculosis Rates In King County Up, That's Double The U.S. Rate
    Tuberculosis has been in decline across the U.S. over the past few years and is currently at an all time low.  But, a recent report says the number of people with the bacterial infection is on the rise in King County. The annual report shows there are...
  • "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

    "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot
    "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" By Rebecca Skloot Crown, 369 pages, $26 Dr. George Gey and his wife Margaret had been trying to grow cells outside the human body for thirty years when Henrietta Lacks walked into Johns Hopkins Hospital in February...
  • Wayne Township school district warns of possible TB exposure

    Wayne Township school district warns of possible TB exposure
    The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township notified parents Wednesday that dozens of elementary students could have been exposed to tuberculosis.  The school district said 46 students at Westlake Elementary School were possibly exposed to the...
  • Wayne Township students possibly exposed to tuberculosis

    Wayne Township students possibly exposed to tuberculosis
    It's been a looming fear for many Hoosiers ever since the tuberculosis scare in Kokomo earlier this year. Now, that fear has become reality at Westlake Elementary school in Wayne Township.  On Wednesday, the district confirmed a volunteer for one of its...
  • Verdugo Views: Halcyon days in Verdugo Hills

    Verdugo Views: Halcyon days in Verdugo Hills
    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...
  • Man with TB Arrested for Not Following Medical Treatment

    Man with TB Arrested for Not Following Medical Treatment
    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...
  • High school warned of TB exposure

    High school warned of TB exposure
    CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- A student at Bonita Vista High School has tested positive for tuberculosis and might have infected other pupils and staff, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced Monday. The possible exposure to others...
  • Dr Yates on hospital's history and services

    Dr Yates on hospital's history and services
    Dr. John Yates is a family physician and the director of International Childcare, the organization that oversees Grace Children's Hospital in Port au Prince. Both construction and medical teams from Children's Memorial Hospital here in Chicago are...
  • The Vaccine Hunter: Henry Daniell's research earns UCF grants, patents and acclaim

    The Vaccine Hunter: Henry Daniell's research earns UCF grants, patents and acclaim
    Tinkering in his million-dollar greenhouse at the University of Central Florida, microbiologist Henry Daniell is at work on preventing infectious diseases that kill 15 million people worldwide each year. Inspired by the passion of French physicist...