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'Superbug' Strain Of Typhoid Spreads Around The Globe

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics

* H58 strain of typhoid an increasing public health threat * Infection has become resistant to multiple antibiotics * Ty...

'Poppie Joins the Club'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.17.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Imagine my surprise and delight when I found out that the chairman and CEO of the American Grandparents Association, famed rock music impresario Steve Leber, also is known as Poppie to his seven grandchildren.

The Abandoned NYC Island You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.05.2014 | Travel

An island and its medical facilities abandoned after forced drug rehabilitation becomes wrought with corruption, and its residents never to return aga...

Typhoid Breaks Out In Rebel-Held Syria

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Typhoid has broken out in an opposition-held region of Syria due to people drinking c...

Rare Disease Reported At Purdue University

Posted 02.06.2013 | Business

A cafeteria worker at Purdue University has been diagnosed with typhoid fever, CBS station WLFI and FOX 59 report. Purdue also issued a release on beh...

Four Preventable Diseases G8 Leaders Should Keep In Mind

Dr. Ciro de Quadros | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
Dr. Ciro de Quadros

The 2012 G8 summit offers an important moment for global leaders to signal to the rest of the world that immunization and vaccine development programs are a top priority. They should not let this opportunity pass them by.

How Did William Shakespeare Die?

Ben Arogundade | Posted 07.10.2012 | Books
Ben Arogundade

The exact nature of Shakespeare's illness, and subsequent death, remains unknown, and is still the subject of much speculation. Here are the hypotheses currently debated by scholars.

In Haiti, Water is Needed More Than Ever

Crystal Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Crystal Wells

World Water Day marks a chance to remember that an estimated 900 million people, especially Haiti earthquake victims, still lack access to safe, fresh drinking water.

Dollars for Death, Pennies for Life

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

There is no shortage of bombs in Afghanistan, but there is a lethal shortage of tents in Haiti. The rainy season is fast approaching, with serious dangers of typhoid and dysentery.

Long Before Earthquake Destruction in Haiti, A Drinking Water Crisis

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

As the rebuilding of Haiti gets underway, billions of dollars are going to be spent. Some of those dollars, perhaps a billion or more, should be dedicated to cleaning up the country's drinking water.