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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- South Africa’s ruling African National Congress on Tuesday defended a controversial decision to allow the broadcast on television of a video of an unsmiling Nelson Mandela, looking frail, pallid and uncomfortable, as...
Tags: Sociology, Tuberculosis, Politics, Social Media, Jacob Zuma
Hilary Koprowski, a Polish-born researcher who developed the first successful oral vaccine for polio, has died. He was 96. Koprowski died of pneumonia April 11 at his Philadelphia home, said his son, Dr. Christopher Koprowski, a radiation oncologist....
After dinner and a walk around their Viking River Cruises ship on Russia's Volga River last May, Charles and Cecilia Ford went back to their cabin. Charles, 82, was in a good mood, his wife said, cracking jokes and singing during their walk. But he also...
Tags: Russia, Heart Problems
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Austerity is having a devastating effect on health in Europe and North America, driving suicide, depression and infectious diseases and reducing access to medicines and care, researchers said on Monday. Detailing a decade of research,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgTerri Shoemaker had heard of March of Dimes. She knew a little about the organization, she said, but not enough to think about supporting it. Then 20 years ago, her son, Kelton Miller, was born five weeks early. “He was 6 and a half pounds. He...
Ranchers who are calving across northeast South Dakota have likely gone without much sleep because of the weather. "It's probably the coldest calving season that I ever remember," said Mike Mettler, a rancher who lives northeast of Eureka. "There's just...
Heavy spring snowstorms have created hardships for North Dakota cattle herds and caretakers. Most ranchers have moved away from cow herds calving during the winter to avoid the cold and snow. However, this year's late-winter weather has ranchers working...
Tags: Nursing, Medical Specialization
Chinese health officials are warning that the death toll from the H7N9 bird flu is likely to rise in the weeks and months ahead. In a report on the outbreak that began in China in February, doctors and researchers from from several public health...
Sam Jameson, a former longtime Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent with a deep knowledge of and close personal affinity for Japan, his professional and personal base for half a century, died Friday at a Tokyo hospital. He was 76. The cause of...
A Watertown hunter has paid $102,000 at auction for one of three highly sought Black Hills bighorn sheep tags. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department is honoring the man’s request that his name not be publicly released. It will become public...
When Alpa Patel's grandfather was diagnosed with cancer, he seemed healthy: The 64-year-old had been training for a triathlon when doctors found a lemon-size tumor in his brain. He died almost a year to the day from when he was diagnosed. Patel, only...
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