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MAR 28, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Health Stories Of The Week: Gender Bias, Sleep Justice And Iceland's Genetic Experiment

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. During this last week in March, we were captivated by the story of Iceland's cache of genetic information and an exposé on the problem of gender bias in medical experiments. We also affirmed a long-held belief that sleep habits tell the story of economic inequality in America. Read on and tell us ...

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MAR 26, 2015 - Washington Times

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More than 1,000 at high school tested for tuberculosis

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) - More than 1,000 students and staff at Homewood High School in suburban Birmingham are awaiting results of tuberculosis tests after a freshman tested positive for the disease. School officials say around 85 percent of the student body was tested for the potentially serious infectious disease that ...

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MAR 26, 2015 - Washington Post

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Why aren’t we producing medications for looming global disease threats?

In the United States, any cluster of tuberculosis cases makes headlines, no matter how small the numbers. For example, local health authorities recently issued a warning to medical providers after 15 residents of a New York City neighborhood contracted tuberculosis over a two-year period — and the tabloids promptly hyped the news.Read full article >>

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MAR 25, 2015 - Fox News

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Indian doctors find success in tackling the 'invisible burden' of tuberculosis

When Indian street-food seller Kumar Pal first began treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis two years ago, he quickly spiraled into depression and gave up hope of living.

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MAR 24, 2015 - Washington Times

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Homewood school testing for TB after freshman tests positive

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) - Jefferson County health officials are responding to a case of tuberculosis at Homewood High School. Homewood City Schools Superintendent Bill Cleveland says staff will offer voluntary TB test for students and staff on Wednesday after a freshman tested positive for the disease. According to the Centers ...

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