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Tuberculosis

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  • Tuberculosis Case Confirmed at Lancaster Prison

    LANCASTER -- A staff member at the state prison in Lancaster has tested positive for tuberculosis, according to authorities. Officials have begun testing all inmates and staff at the Lancaster facility for the disease, and say the testing will continue...
  • Lowdown on stimulus: Compare Senate and House plans

    Lowdown on stimulus: Compare Senate and House plans
    A comparison of the $827 billion economic recovery plan drafted by Senate Democrats and moderate Republicans with an $820 billion version passed by the House. Additional debt costs would add about $350 billion or more over 10 years. Many provisions expire...
  • Health departments fight tuberculosis on both sides of the U.S. border with Mexico

    Health departments fight tuberculosis on both sides of the U.S. border with Mexico
    REYNOSA, Mexico — A ragged-looking man takes deep breaths as a doctor listens through a stethoscope for a stubborn killer. Her verdict is good news. The medication seems to be containing his tuberculosis. The bad news is that doctors can't keep him...
  • Where's Weldon?

    Where's Weldon?
    The poet Weldon Kees was born in Beatrice, Neb., in 1914, though what's best known about him is that on July 18, 1955, his car was found abandoned with the keys still in the ignition in a parking lot on the Marin County side of the Golden Gate Bridge....
  • Jimmie Rodgers: A voice that carried

    Jimmie Rodgers: A voice that carried
    Bear Family Records' remarkable new release, "Let Me Be Your Sidetrack: The Influence of Jimmie Rodgers," makes a persuasive argument that Rodgers is one of the most important figures in the history of country music. According to the liner notes for...
  • 'Facing Unpleasant Facts: Narrative Essays' by George Orwell, and 'All Art Is Propaganda: Critical Essays' by George Orwell

    Facing Unpleasant Facts Narrative Essays George Orwell Compiled and with an Introduction by George Packer Harcourt: 308 pp., $25 All Art Is Propaganda Critical Essays George Orwell Compiled by George Packer and with an Introduction by Keith Gessen...
  • 'Lost' art tells of a love lost

    He was a celebrated painter and political agitator who put revolution before art. She was a twentysomething poet, dazzled by her charismatic suitor, David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of the leading Mexican muralists who audaciously combined public art and...
  • A Mess In Texas

    Forget your idyllic images of the Old West. In 1850s Texas, you're more likely to get scalpings, rattlesnakes and tuberculosis than deer and antelope playing. An all-star cast of Val Kilmer, Steve Zahn, Rachel Griffiths, Karl Urban, Linda Cardellini,...
  • Ban on travelers with HIV to U.S. partly lifted

    President Bush signed a sweeping measure Wednesday that provides $48 billion to combat AIDS and other diseases globally and that also ends a long-standing U.S. ban on foreign visitors and immigrants who are HIV-positive. The travel ban, approved in 1993,...
  • Treating the sick without bias

    Treating the sick without bias
    Teboho mahate was shivering. He had trouble keeping his balance. He couldn't talk, and he had bitten his tongue. A seizure. "Any pain anywhere?" asked Dr. Jennifer Furin. Teboho, 14, held his head. Furin looked into his eyes, checking for dilated...
  • Home on the Range Ain't What It's Cracked Up To Be

    Home on the Range Ain't What It's Cracked Up To Be
    Forget your idyllic images of the Old West. In 1850s Texas, you're more likely to come across scalpings, rattlesnakes and tuberculosis than deer and antelope playing. An all-star cast of Val Kilmer, Steve Zahn, Rachel Griffiths, Karl Urban, Linda...
  • Obama's African journey: 'Promise'

     
    President Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the United States, founded with the slavery of Africans and perpetuating legalized racial discrimination well into the 20th Century, addressed the parliament of Ghana today in his first...