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Bacterial Meningitis

Explained: The Dangerous Infection Spreading At Princeton And UC Santa Barbara

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Twelve people at two U.S. universities have developed bacterial meningitis so far this year, with most of the cases occurring in just the last month, ...

How to Make the Feds Protect Your Family From Meningitis

John Becker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
John Becker

One of the most glaring gaps in our defense against bacterial meningitis is the fact that current CDC vaccine recommendations leave infants and children, the group with the highest infection rate for invasive meningococcal disease, dangerously unprotected.

Anna Almendrala

More Fatal Bacterial Meningitis Cases Uncovered

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.18.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles public health officials Wednesday began offering free bacterial meningitis vaccinations to low-income and uninsured residen...

Where To Get Free Meningitis Vaccines

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 06.15.2013 | Los Angeles

Free meningitis vaccines will be offered beginning Monday by AIDS Healthcare Foundation at three locations throughout Los Angeles, officials announced...

Family Decides To Remove Life Support

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.14.2013 | Los Angeles

WEST HOLLYWOOD -- Brett Shaad, a 33-year-old West Hollywood, Calif. man, is dead after being removed from life support Saturday evening. Shaad, who...

Man's Sudden Brain Death Sends Shockwaves Through Gay Community

AP | SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER | Posted 04.13.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A 33-year-old West Hollywood man who felt sickened by bacterial meningitis earlier this week has been declared brain dead amid warnings...

Oprah And Eben Alexander Discuss 'Proof Of Heaven' After His Near-Death Experience

Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Watch in the video above, as Oprah sits down with neurosurgeon Eben Alexander, whose remarkable near-death experience radically shifted his faith....

Is Michael Graves the James Dyson of Healthcare?

Rosina Samadani | Posted 04.15.2012 | Business
Rosina Samadani

Michael Graves has noticed the deficit in understanding in the design of hospital rooms -- including layout, bathrooms, and even décor, and the tremendous need in assistive devices for patients.

A Bad Outlook for a Bad Disease

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. Orin Levine

For the first time, meningitis will get a slice of the pie. The pie in this case is the pie chart issued each year by the WHO, in which they estimate the proportion of child deaths due to each disease syndrome.