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Richard K.C. Hsieh, a public health specialist and former National Library of Medicine official who in retirement traced his family tree back to seventh-century China, died of a heart attack Dec. 31 at his Towson home. He was 79. Born in 1932 in...
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Dr. John Butler MacGibbon, an internal medicine specialist who treated port of Baltimore mariners, died Dec. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications of a stroke and a fall. He was 90 and lived in Original Northwood. Born in Christchurch,...
Dr. Val Clark, 79, of La Canada and Newport Beach, California, passed peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on Saturday, July 2, 2011. Val was born in St. George, Utah on March 30, 1932 to Earl B. and Iva Knell Clark. His youth was spent...
email@example.comThe grand opening of the George W. Comstock Center for Public Health Research and Prevention on Wednesday was a tribute to its namesake, who dedicated his life to public health. The main lobby of the facility at 1100 Dual Highway was crowded with friends...
La PlazaThe United States apologized to Guatemala on Friday for a 1940s research program in which Guatemalans were intentionally infected with the sexually transmitted disease syphilis without their knowledge or consent. Between 1946 and 1948, the agency then...
La PlazaThe White House has ordered a comprehensive review of medical research guidelines after revelations last month that the U.S. knowingly infected hundreds of Guatemalan prisoners and patients with syphilis or gonorrhea in the 1940s. President Obama's...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelToday is a two-fer — it'sÂ Family Vaccination Day and this is also the beginning of National Influenza Vaccination Week. That's a reminder from the folks at the Centers for Disease Control that it's time to get your flu vaccine — if you haven'...
KTLA NewsWASHINGTON, DC -- The United States apologized Friday for a Tuskegee -type experiment conducted in the 1940s in which U.S. government researchers deliberately infected Guatemalan prison inmates, women and mental patients with syphilis. In the experiment,...
A government panel's recommendation Monday that women under the age of 50 do not need regular mammograms set off a furious debate about the importance of the routine screening tool, leaving many women confused about how best to protect their health. In...
Sun SentinelThe world's largest cruise ship slid next to a dock at its new home at Port Everglades on Friday morning after hundreds of spectators lined beaches, rode boats and perched on rocks to watch the mamouth vessel come in from sea. The $1.5 billion Oasis of...
La PlazaPress Briefing on the U.S. Government Response to the Haiti Earthquake (text)...
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