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Kudos to Lisa Jackson, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency who is stepping down from her cabinet-level position after the president's State of the Union address in January ("Chief of EPA to leave post," Dec. 28). Ms. Jackson has performed...
Thirty-four million people live with HIV today, and 1.7 million became newly infected in 2011. But on the eve of World AIDS Day, many experts see room for some optimism. Studies now show that identifying -- and effectively treating -- people who are...
The holidays are a time to share, remember and reminisce. So, I would like to share with you the story of Marge Burba, to reminisce with friends about her remarkable career serving older and disabled adults and to highlight the legacy, Winter Growth,...
The yards of dank tubing in our midsections form a complex, amazing and absolutely pivotal foundation for human health. And the more that scientists come to appreciate this, the more they anticipate that future medical discoveries will come from the lowly...
CNNThe number of documented U.S. cases of fungal meningitis has risen yet again, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 205 infections Sunday, including 15 deaths. The latest tally is over a dozen more than the agency reported Friday....
Article Highlights: - 35 people in six states now meet the criteria for a non-contagious, fungal form of meningitis - That's up from 26 just a day ago - All 35 patients were injected with a steroid - The plant where the steroid was manufactured...
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A soft-spoken Minnesota farmer was cleared of violating state laws for distributing raw milk on Sept. 20, a verdict advocates for such foods called their first major legal victory. After a three-day trial and more than four hours of deliberation, a...
Tribune reporterA government program that tests produce for dangerous pathogens has been given a reprieve from the chopping block — but only for five more months. The 11-year-old Microbiological Data Program works with labs across the country to screen about 15,...
Sun rises on Powerlink Imperial County, San Diego, state officials celebrate start of Sunrise Powerlink transmission lineStaff WriterALPINE — With the soft crackling of energy passing through electrical equipment acting as a backdrop, local, regional and state officials welcomed the start of renewable energy transmission from Imperial County to San Diego. On Thursday, San...
Sneezing, itching nose, watery eyes — it's the common cold, right? Maybe not. While seasonal allergies or allergic rhinitis are typically associated with a younger crowd it is not unheard of for allergists to see older adults dealing with allergy...
Los Angeles TimesTreat HIV now, don’t delay: That’s the new advice from the International Antiviral Society-USA, in a shift from earlier recommendations that called for waiting until a patient’s immune system showed serious damage. Studies show that...
The number of young children deemed at risk of lead poisoning in Maryland and nationwide expanded drastically Wednesday as a federal health agency declared it would effectively cut in half its threshold for diagnosing the environmental illness....
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