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Entries by Josh Ruxin from 11/2009

Pneumonia: A Bigger Killer than Swine Flu

| Posted 11.02.2009 | Impact

Worried about H1N1? It's nothing compared to pneumonia, still one of the leading causes of death of children around the world.

Half the Sky

| Posted 11.09.2009 | Books

Nick Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's new book should be of particular concern to anyone familiar with Millennium Development Goal number five: reducing maternal mortality.

Racing to Save the Eyesight of 84 Million People

| Posted 11.19.2009 | World

Last year, a horrible disease impaired and robbed 8 million people of their vision. Right now, 84 million people are infected with this disease. But there can also be cause for hope.

Impacting AIDS this World AIDS Day

| Posted 11.27.2009 | Politics

World AIDS Day has become a time to reflect on the daunting challenges we face in the battle against this tenacious killer. Although huge strides hav...