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Tuberculosis

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  • JORDAN: Indonesia to sue doctor for dumping sick maid outside a hospital

     
    The Indonesian Embassy in Amman intends to sue a Jordanian doctor for allegedly abusing an Indonesian domestic worker at his home and then abandoning her outside a medical facility after she became ill with tuberculosis, the Jordan Times reported today......
  • Do we really have to talk about the Oscars already?

     
    The Dodgers just landed Jim Thome, who'll give the club a pinch hitter with more career home runs than even Manny Ramirez; USC has a new freshman quarterback; and the Lakers are still enjoying their summer vacation -- but, hey,......
  • Obama wows U.N. crowd. Reason? He's not George W. Bush (Update)

     
    (UPDATE: The short Republican reaction to the president's address has been added at the end of this transcript. Hint: They're not that happy.) President Obama made his first address to the U.N. General Assembly today. He had them at hello.......
  • Is this economic downturn just what the doctor ordered?

     
    If the recession has you worried about paying for visits to the doctor, here???s a small silver lining: a new study strengthens the link between a bad economy and good health. The Great Depression that began with the stock market......
  • Video: Abbie Cornish on 'Bright Star'

     
    All Oscarologists know how much academy voters love ing??nues, especially when they portray lovers. In "Bright Star," Abbie Cornish embodies one of the immortals: Fanny Brawne, the woman adored by the world's greatest romantic poet, John Keats, who died...
  • Cold virus may have caused 2007 AIDS vaccine trial failure

     
    One of the biggest disappointments in AIDS research was the failure of Merck & Co.'s STEP trial of an experimental AIDS vaccine, which was terminated prematurely in 2007 when it became apparent that the vaccine seemed to increase the number......
  • What killed Jane Austen?

     
    Jane Austen’s works continue to be read nearly 200 years after her death, and a new analysis of her personal correspondence has led an expert in Addison’s disease to suggest that the pre-Victorian novelist didn’t die of the condition, as......
  • The healer

     
    Sept. 20. 1957, Los Angeles Tent revivals are nothing new in Los Angeles--they have been going on for a century. But by any standards, Oral Roberts' crusades were sensational events. The televangelist staged his first Southern California revival from...
  • U.N. relief effort thwarted; Paul Farmer, an old Haitian hand, talks about the challenges

     
    A UNICEF cargo plane carrying medical kits, blankets and tents desperately needed by quake-devastated Haitians attempted to land in Port-au-Prince today, but was thwarted for unknown reasons and returned to Panama where UNICEF has been amassing...
  • Family Searches for Artist Driven Insane by Painting Frescoes

     
    The Times’ editorializes on Valentine’s Day, of which it is much in favor. “Think back -- think away back along the track of the wild years to the day when you sent your first valentine." Feb. 13, 1910: Fresco painter Wick Hennen of 644 Maple Avenue...
  • Tuberculosis cases in U.S. dropped sharply, reach all-time low in 2009, CDC says [Updated]

     
    The incidence of tuberculosis infections in the United States dropped by an unusual and unexpectedly large 11.4% in 2009, the largest one-year decrease since federal agencies began tracking the disease in 1953, the Centers for Disease Control and...
  • Drug-resistant TB at record levels worldwide, the WHO says

     
    An estimated 440,000 people had multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in 2008 and a third of them died as the new variant of the TB mycobacterium continues to spread, the World Health Organization said Thursday. Nearly half of the cases were in......