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Johns Hopkins University Engineering students unveiled devices Monday that they hope will lower the number of still births and deaths from fever-related illnesses in developing countries. FeverPoint is a screening test that uses a cotton thread and a...
Dan Rodricks' article, "MPT's flawed decision on flawed film" (June 19) is on the button. Mr. Rodricks' article may have been about MPT, but it highlights what is wrong with our heath care system. The MPT film, "Under our Skin: A health Care nightmare"...
Sun StaffInvestigators offered new details about the anthrax used in the deadly mail attacks yesterday, as the bacteria sickened a State Department mail worker and federal officials widened the hunt for contamination to hundreds of mailrooms and post offices along...
Exposure: Anthrax spores have been found in the nose or on the skin. It does not mean that the spores have entered the lungs or bloodstream or produced an illness. Infection: The spores, which are similar to seeds, have sprouted bacteria that have...
Sun StaffU.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...
Sun StaffWASHINGTON - The FBI and the U.S. Postal Service offered rewards yesterday of up to $1 million for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever sent anthrax-tainted letters to NBC in New York and to Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle in...
Sun StaffTrying to reassure postal workers and an anxious public, the postmaster general moved to shore up the U.S. postal system against biological attack -- even suggesting that people should wash their hands after touching their mail. "We're telling people...
Sun StaffAn NBC News employee in New York became yesterday the fourth American to be discovered with a rare anthrax bacterium, raising fears that media companies may have been targeted for a biological attack through the mail. The possibility that the anthrax...
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Philadelphia Daily NewsAS AN INMATE laborer at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility, Chal D. Kennedy Sr. worked in the kitchen, heating and serving meals for nearly 400 inmates and then cleaning up after them. That meant scrubbing down two giant ovens once or twice a...
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Responding to consumer concerns, PepsiCo announced Friday that it will remove brominated vegetable oil, an emulsifier, from citrus-flavored Gatorade sold in the U.S. Mississippi teenager Sarah Kavanagh launched an online petition in November that drew...
CNNThe most common sexually transmitted disease is often silent and invisible: human papillomavirus (also called HPV). But in some people HPV leads to genital warts and cancers -- notably, cervical cancer. The vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix were designed as...
KTLA NewsNHA TRANG, Vietnam -- The mysterious deaths of 2 more young tourists in Asia has prompted increase concerns over the possiblilty of poisonings. The latest victims, Kari Bowerman, 27, and Cathy Huynh, 26, were backpacking in Vietnam while on break from...
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