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21 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Alabama prison inmate tests positive for tuberculosis

ELMORE, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Department of Corrections officials say an inmate at a facility in Elmore has been quarantined after testing positive for tuberculosis. Corrections spokesman Bob Horton told WSFA-TV on Tuesday (http://bit.ly/1LGxnRN ) an inmate at the Staton Correctional Facility tested positive for tuberculosis weeks ago and is ...

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JUN 29, 2015 - Washington Times

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$2.9 million grant to aid TB research at SLU

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A grant worth nearly $3 million will help researchers at Saint Louis University study a new tuberculosis vaccine. The $2.9 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was announced Monday. Saint Louis University researcher Daniel Hoft will use the grant to study the role ...

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JUN 24, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Jury Awards $500,000 To Man Who Recorded Anesthesiologist Mocking Him While He Was Unconscious

RESTON, Va. (AP) — From the moment he went under, the wisecracks began. A Virginia man was awarded $500,000 in court after being mocked about his masculinity and insulted by an anesthesiologist during a colonoscopy in 2013. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1deNYgp) reports the Fairfax County jury ordered 42-year-old Tiffany Ingham and her practice to pay the man after a three-day ...

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JUN 19, 2015 - Washington Times

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Appleton resident isolated with tuberculosis

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) - An Appleton resident has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and is being treated in isolation. The city's health department made the announcement Friday. Health Director Kurt Eggebrecht says officials are looking into who the infected person had contact with over the past several months. The investigation will ...

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JUN 19, 2015 - UPI

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Tuberculosis hides in low-oxygen area in bone marrow stem cells

Stephen FellerCAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 19 (UPI) -- The bacteria that causes tuberculosis can hide in low-oxygen zones out of reach of the immune system or toxic chemicals, despite extensive treatment.

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