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AIDS at 30: Progress and New Concerns

It was 30 years ago today that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an article in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on a then-new and deadly syndrome that would later be known as AIDS. Since then, effective treatments have helped improve and prolong the lives of those infected. "But as these improvements have taken place, our nation's collective sense of crisis has waned," said CDC ... read more

Jonathan Serrie

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June 2, 2011

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Alicia Acuna

February 7, 2011 5:00 PM

New Sugar Solution May Detect Cancer Sooner

? Multiple rounds of chemotherapy could become a toxic thing of the past for cancer patients if the promises of a new type of detection prove true. Cell>Point, a bio-technology company based in Centennial, Colorado says its new imaging agent, that's injected in the body, can help Single-Photon Emission Computerized Tomography (SPECT) scanners see tumors as small as two ... read more



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Dan Springer

January 25, 2011 1:19 PM

Injured Soldiers Claim Military Bias

The U.S. Army is expected to release a report any day that will examine whether national guard and reserve soldiers are treated differently than enlisted soldiers when they return from combat. An investigation was launched last summer after a unit from the Oregon National Guard demobilized at Fort Lewis in May. Soldiers complained about being rushed through the ... read more



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Kathleen Foster

January 11, 2011 9:25 AM

Haiti 1 Year Later: Tracking Donor Dollars

The night of January 12th, 2010 suddenly homeless  people in Port-au-Prince started pitching tents on any open parcel of land. Mainly, they used bedsheets for shelter…  fabric flowers and cartoon characters covered the heads of more than a million people sleeping outdoors. Haiti’s overcrowded, filthy - and now Cholera contaminated - tent cities were born that ... read more



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Kathleen Foster

January 10, 2011 10:33 AM

Haiti One Year Later: The Cholera Crisis

When it struck, it struck hard and fast… rattling surprised Haitians. “They called it a supernatural disease,” Carolyn Weinrobe, an epidemiologist at Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Des Chappelles, Haiti, explains, “People died so quickly. They immediately became so dehydrated that within 12 hours they could be dead.” Margaret Aguirre from the ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

January 10, 2011 9:00 AM

Study Offers Hope for Improved Flu Vaccine

What if you only had to get a flu shot once every ten years, or even longer? The 2009 H1N1 virus may have brought scientists one step closer to developing a "universal vaccine" -- ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

January 7, 2011 11:49 AM

Fluoride: A Good Thing in Moderation?

Changes are on tap for what goes into public drinking water. Federal health officials are considering a reduction in the recommended level of fluoride. The U.S. Department of Health and ... read more



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Phil Keating

December 21, 2010 12:42 PM

Live But Remote Doctor Care–Your Future?

You think it's a pain to get an appointment with your doctor in a couple of hours to address whatever it is you woke up with? Well, just imagine the new doctor demand once The Affordable Care Act kicks in and 30 million previously uninsured Americans place a greater demand on the country's health care system. This is the motive behind a handful of companies which ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

December 15, 2010 1:37 PM

Foodborne Illness Affects 1 in 6 Americans

One in six Americans gets sick from foodborne diseases each year, according to new research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of the estimated 48 million people who become ill, 128 thousand are hospitalized and 3 thousand die, according to data published today in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases. "These illnesses are associated with billions in ... read more



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Dana Karni

December 13, 2010 2:28 PM

Rewalking in GLEE

You might have seen it on Glee last week, the device that made Artie walk again, and in case you wondered - it is real. grant writing services ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

November 30, 2010 5:05 PM

Study: Dosing Problems Common in Kids’ Meds

A new study suggests widespread inconsistencies in dosing directions for over-the-counter children's liquid medications. The study is scheduled to appear in the December 15 issue of the ... read more