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San Jose Mercury News

by Barbara Feder Ostrov

November 26, 2003

That worrisome surge of influenza cases reported earlier this month was no fluke: This year's flu season is hitting Northern California fast and hard.

Silicon Valley Biz Ink

November 24, 2003

The Duluth office eliminated all chart-pulling, increased the immunization rate to 99 percent and decreased call turnaround time to less than 20 minutes. Drug refill time decreased to 20 minutes.

The Sierra Times

by Ray Thomas

November 23, 2003

650 Florida foster children, including some that are not under the care of a pediatrician, have been given mind-altering drugs. Drugs that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use with small children.

The state Department of Children & Families naturally disputes the validity of the research. They always do when they're "caught out." They quibble with the findings by saying that "too few children were included in the study's sample." Such studies commonly use small samples of a subject group and that is a recognized, accepted method. This group studied 1,180 foster children out of 15,000 in state care. <br><br>More than half -- 652 -- were on at least one drug. Seventeen of the 652 were preschoolers.

WAFF TV (AL)

November 21, 2003

A social worker in the Shoals is accused of trying to buy painkillers with a forged prescription.

Narcotic agents say Scott tried to fill a prescription for Lorcet. Scott is a social worker at the Lauderdale County Department of Human Resources. Police say Scott admitted to calling in the prescription. She's free on a $3,500 bond.

BBC News

November 19, 2003

Testing has begun on humans for an experimental vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus, US researchers have said.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is administering the vaccine to 27 volunteers.<br><br>The virus for one of the world's most lethal diseases originated in Africa and the US has expressed fears that it could be used as a biological weapon.

Gloucester Co. Times (NJ)

by Steve Eichmann

November 14, 2003

With the holidays approaching, one family is hoping they have enough money to continue to pay medical bills, let alone gifts.

Twelve-year-old Lee Jennings of Pittsgrove Township was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in late 2002. Because the disease was already progressed, Jennings was immediately placed into intensive chemotherapy.<br><br>Jennings had to be removed from Pittsgrove Middle School and is currently receiving home-schooling. Due to his weakened immune system, Jennings cannot be exposed to other sick children as even those with a common cold could affect Jennings health.

Fox News

by Steven Milloy

November 11, 2003

As Congress foams at the mouth over financial fraud perpetrated on Enron shareholders and employees, it's allowing the Environmental Protection Agency to perpetrate a much more costly fraud on all of us.

The researchers had no data on how much fine particulate air pollution was inhaled by even one of the 500,000 study subjects. Instead the researchers simply guessed at how much fine particulates study subjects might have inhaled - more like eeny-meeny-miny-mo than science.

Ghana Web

by Philip Emeagwali

November 2, 2003

For 10 million African-born emigrants, the word 'home' is synonymous with the United States, Britain or other country outside of Africa.

25 years ago, I fell in love with an American girl, married her three years later, and became eligible to sponsor a Green Card visa for my 35 closest relatives, including my parents and all my siblings, nieces and nephews. <br><br>The story of how I brought 35 people to the United States exemplifies how 10 million skilled people have emigrated out of Africa during the past 30 years.

Vegsource.com

by Charles R. Attwood, M.D., F.A.A.P.

October 28, 2003

Monea was rarely sick, but had been diagnosed with development problems since birth.

Social workers from the California Department of Children's Services (DCS) arrived at the McBride School for handicapped children in Los Angeles shortly before noon on September 20, 1995. They took five-year-old Monea Hromadko from her classroom to nearby Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to her father, without his knowledge. Peter Hromadko, a single parent, said he was shocked when he learned later that evening that she would not be coming home; the state was taking his daughter from him because he and Monea were vegetarians.

United Press International

by Steve Mitchell

October 23, 2003

Across the United States, cases of the deadly disease whooping cough are appearing more frequently than in decades and public health officials worry the increases are due at least in part to the reluctance of some parents to vaccinate their children.

Oregon has seen 347 cases so far this year, on track to a 30-year high. Seattle has 189 cases, including the highest number of infected infants in 25 years. Texas has had 32 cases in its panhandle region, the most there in 35 years.

      
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