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  • No sign of more resistant anthrax

    U.S. health officials say it was probably Kathy Nguyen's delay in seeking treatment - and not any new, more antibiotic-resistant strain of anthrax - that prevented doctors from saving the New York hospital worker's life. Nguyen, 61, was already gravely...
  • Sri Lankan emigres pool skills, money

    Dr. Sinnarajah Raguraj was visiting friends in New York on Sunday, enjoying a leisurely breakfast, when he began to get frantic cell phone calls from all over the country. What was happening in Sri Lanka? Within hours, the Bel Air internist was back...
  • Easing southern Asia's powerful thirst

    Sri Lanka's top beer producer built its reputation on its chilled lagers and full-bodied stouts. But soon after last week's catastrophe, when a tsunami struck the nation's coastline, executives at Lion Brewery in Colombo knew that the best way they...
  • Tsunami aid pledges top $3 billion

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Australia promised $764 million - the largest government pledge - to the tsunami relief effort, topping a $674 million German aid package on the eve of a crucial donors conference today. World leaders were competing to head the donors...
  • OHRP letter to Hopkins on decision to suspend funding

    FOR US POSTAL SERVICE DELIVERY: FOR HAND DELIVERY OR EXPRESS MAIL: Office for Human Research Protections Office for Human Research Protections 6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 3B01 6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 3B01 National Institutes of Health...
  • Research volunteer dies in Hopkins asthma study

    A volunteer died in an experiment at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine that was designed to help doctors better understand asthma attacks, the medical school disclosed yesterday. Hopkins suspended the study after the death and notified three federal...
  • U.S. halts Hopkins research

    Seven weeks after the death of a young woman in an asthma study, the federal government suspended human medical experiments at the Johns Hopkins University yesterday because of what regulators characterized as widespread lapses in safety procedures....
  • Promising stroke therapy may be held up in debates

    When Ruth Johnston got a crushing headache and started to slur words that morning on the sailboat, her husband took action. He radioed the Coast Guard that she was having a stroke. Within 15 minutes, Maryland medics whisked the woman to North Arundel...
  • First Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.: Here's why you don't need to panic

    First Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.: Here's why you don't need to panic
    With officials confirming the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States, and the first case diagnosed outside of Africa during this outbreak, some Americans continue to express fear that the deadly disease -- which is believed to have killed at...
  • Only 2 in 5 L.A. health clinics are ready for Obamacare patients

    Only 2 in 5 L.A. health clinics are ready for Obamacare patients
    Just 2 in 5 Los Angeles community health clinics are ready for the impacts of Obamacare, a new study found.  A May brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research examined approximately 40 clinics in the Los Angeles area to determine how...
  • Chronology of 2001 anthrax events

    Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
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