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Tuberculosis

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  • Tuesday, January 17, 2011

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Jonathon Brandmeier 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  10:35 a.m.  There is a new strain of tuberculosis out there that seems to be drug-resistant.  Mike McConnell looks into this scary finding. 12 - 3 p.m.   John Williams 2:05 p.m.  A...
  • PA Department of Health Hosts Tuberculosis Forum at Chambersburg Area Senior High School

    PA Department of Health Hosts Tuberculosis Forum at Chambersburg Area Senior High School
    At a public health meeting in Franklin County on Thursday, a case of tuberculosis raises questions about the health and safety of students and staff. Last week, an unidentified person at Chambersburg Area Senior High School tested positive for the...
  • Doctors Focus on Better TB Treatments

    Doctors Focus on Better TB Treatments
    Despite decades of effective treatment, tuberculosis remains one of the leading causes of death around the globe. TB is second only to HIV/AIDS among lethal infectious diseases. "Tuberculosis is an epic disease of mankind," said Dr. Tawanda Gumbo, a...
  • Cuts in paid sick days leave unhealthy employees stuck in the workplace

    Cuts in paid sick days leave unhealthy employees stuck in the workplace
    STAY home if you're sick. That's the best way to stop the spread of contagious diseases, such as influenza, tuberculosis and gastrointestinal viruses. Besides, you can't do your job capably or safely if you don't feel well. But many Americans simply tough...
  • George W. Comstock, 92; epidemiologist was influential in the treatment of tuberculosis

    George W. Comstock, 92; epidemiologist was influential in the treatment of tuberculosis
    Dr. George W. Comstock, a pioneering epidemiologist who almost single-handedly blocked the use of the flawed BCG tuberculosis vaccine in the United States and who played a key role in the development of other prevention strategies against the disease,...
  • Alan Sillitoe dies at 82; chronicled postwar Britain

    British writer Alan Sillitoe, whose "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning" and "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" chronicled the bleak postwar realities of Britain's poor, died Sunday. He was 82. The writer's son, David, said his father had died...
  • Edwin S. Shneidman dies at 91; pioneer in the field of suicide prevention

    Edwin S. Shneidman dies at 91; pioneer in the field of suicide prevention
    Edwin S. Shneidman, a pioneer in the field of suicide prevention and a prolific thinker and writer who believed that life is enriched by contemplation of death and dying, has died. He was 91. He died Friday afternoon at his home in West Los Angeles,...
  • PASSINGS

    Edward V. Hanrahan Ex-Illinois prosecutor Edward V. Hanrahan, 88, a former Cook County state's attorney in Illinois whose political career was ruined when Chicago police assigned to his office killed two members of the Black Panther Party in 1969,...
  • George Russell dies at 86; composer influenced the evolution of jazz

    George Russell dies at 86; composer influenced the evolution of jazz
    George Russell, a composer, educator and theorist who had a powerful effect on the jazz forms and methods that have evolved from the 1950s to the present, has died. He was 86. A MacArthur Foundation Award winner, a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz...
  • Julius Shulman dies at 98; celebrated photographer of modernist architecture

    Julius Shulman dies at 98; celebrated photographer of modernist architecture
    Julius Shulman, whose luminous photographs of homes and buildings brought fame to a number of mid-20th century modernist architects and made him a household name in the architectural world, has died. He was 98. Shulman, who had been in declining health,...
  • Oral Roberts dies at 91; televangelist was pioneering preacher of the 'prosperity gospel'

    Oral Roberts dies at 91; televangelist was pioneering preacher of the 'prosperity gospel'
    Oral Roberts, a dirt-poor Oklahoma farm boy who popularized the idea of a "prosperity gospel" while becoming one of the world's most recognizable televangelists, died Tuesday. He was 91. Roberts, founder of the university in Tulsa, Okla., that is named...
  • About this report

    About this report This story, the latest installment in an 18-month investigation of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is based in part on a review of hundreds of foundation grant descriptions, policies, evaluation reports and tax returns....