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In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...
Channel Guide MagazineThe list of On Demand DVD New Releases April 1-7 features more documentaries than usual, with subjects ranging from Venus and Serena Williams to the survival of animals around the world to the current obesity epidemic. For those looking for something a...
This is World Tuberculosis Day, the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch discovered the cause of tuberculosis (TB), an airborne infectious disease that continues to rage around the world, killing 1.4 million people each year. The disease remains a leading...
Among those in Long Beach for TED 2013 this week is Larry Brilliant, former head of Google.org. Brilliant was an influential epidemiologist and technologist whose life and career was altered in 2006 when he received the TED Prize. The TED Prize was one...
WASHINGTON — Dr. C. Everett Koop, who as U.S. surgeon general in the 1980s led high-profile campaigns to highlight the dangers of smoking and to mobilize the nation against an emerging AIDS epidemic, has died. He was 96. Koop died Monday at his...
Tags: AIDS, Social Issues, Abortion, Obituaries, Abortion Issue
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles Times“World War Z” has unveiled a chilling new trailer and movie poster for the zombie apocalypse thriller. Instead of run-of-the-mill ......
A "heroin epidemic" in the region has caused or contributed to the deaths of more than 80 people in Will County in the past two years, a county official said after a New Lenox man was charged last week with drug-induced homicide. "The purity of heroin...
Tags: Prisons, Justice System, Prosecution, Punishment, Murder
No one knows where the next deadly pandemic flu is likely to emerge. But a new analysis of flu surveillance and other data from a UCLA-led team suggests that coastal and central China and Egypt's Nile Delta might be areas worth watching. UCLA...
The musical mystery “Searching for Sugar Man” won the Oscar for documentary on Sunday night. Directed by Malik Bendjelloul, the film about an obscure Detroit singer made a remarkable near-sweep of eligible awards since its premiere at the 2012...
With much of the snow melting, and labeling of the chemical products registered for prairie dogs allowing use for some time yet, some opportunity remains this winter for control. Before initiating chemical control measures however, landowners would be...
Tags: Bubonic Plague, Symptoms, Headaches, Chills, Fever
One Billion Rising Northern Michigan will be part of Feb. 14 global campaign to stop violence against women and girlsImagine one billion women and those who love them rising up and standing together in solidarity to put an end to violence against women and girls. It's happening around the world, as well as here in Northern Michigan at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at...
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (AP) - The city of Belle Fourche has spent about $22,000 to buy a ground-penetrating radar unit to uncover unmarked gravesites. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the city purchased the radar in January and started using it...
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