Health

  • April 2, 2003   BY Admin 

    The World Health Organization urged travelers Wednesday to avoid Hong Kong and China’s southern Guangdong province, where a mysterious flu-like disease has been spreading rapidly. Continue reading

  • March 31, 2003  

    A mysterious flu-like disease has rapidly spread across parts of Asia and elsewhere. Senior correspondent Margaret Warner discusses the threat posed by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) with Dr. David Heymann, Director for Communicable Diseases at the World Health Organization. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2003  

    Susan Dentzer explores new techniques being used to train front-line medics and others assigned to care for wounded soldiers. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2003  

    Advances in civilian medicine and lessons learned from earlier conflicts are fueling a transformation in how medics treat U.S. soldiers injured in Iraq. On the battlefield, medics have sophisticated new tools to save lives, such as a bandage that fuses directly to red blood cells and seals wounds shut. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2003  

    Advances in civilian medicine and lessons learned from earlier conflicts are fueling a transformation in how medics treat U.S. soldiers injured in Iraq. On the battlefield, medics have sophisticated new tools to save lives, such as a bandage that fuses directly to red blood cells and seals wounds shut. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2003   BY Admin 

    A 55-year-old National Guardsman is the third person to die from a heart attack after receiving the smallpox vaccine, the Pentagon said Friday. Continue reading

  • March 26, 2003   BY Admin 

    China on Wednesday dramatically increased the number of people diagnosed with a mystery virus that the World Health Organization says could be the same illness that has killed almost 50 people worldwide and has infected more than 1,300. Continue reading

  • March 25, 2003   BY Admin 

    With the total number of reported cases of a mysterious flu-like illness reported reaching 487, many researchers are pinning their hopes on the finding that the ailment may be caused by a virus that comes from the same family as the common cold. Continue reading

  • March 20, 2003  

    Betty Ann Bowser looks at how military doctors and nurses are preparing to treat soldiers if they are exposed to deadly chemical weapons. Continue reading

  • March 19, 2003   BY Admin 

    Medical researchers reported Wednesday they may have discovered a key clue in their race to identify and develop treatments for the mysterious flu-like illness that they suspect originated in China. Continue reading