• Zika virus a concern for poor urban areas along Gulf Coast

    Zika virus a concern for poor urban areas along Gulf Coast

    Jun 30, 2016 11:12 AM EDT

    ... Zika virus, and one example of the challenge facing public health officials. "I'm showing you Zika heaven," said Hotez, the tropical medicine dean at Baylor College of Medicine. Hotez and other tropical disease specialists are most concerned about impoverished urban areas along the Gulf Coast, where the numbers of ...

  • Is a perfect storm of Zika virus conditions coming to the Gulf Coast?

    Is a perfect storm of Zika virus conditions coming to the Gulf Coast?

    Apr 18, 2016 08:05 PM EDT

    ... it might mean in some cities in the southern parts of the country. He's the dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and a pediatrician and microbiologist at Texas Children's Hospital. I interviewed him from our New York studios. I want to ...

  • Changing the face of leadership in Nepal

    Changing the face of leadership in Nepal

    Aug 28, 2014 01:42 PM EDT

    They grew up in two different countries -- Claire Charamnac in Singapore and Claire Naylor in Nepal -- where they independently became conscious of the disadvantages women faced. After meeting at Georgetown University, they decided to do something about it. They focused on Nepal, which in recent years has made strides in ...

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    Texas Employs Aerial Spraying to Combat West Nile Virus Emergency

    Aug 16, 2012 06:02 PM EDT

    A current epidemic of West Nile virus has claimed the lives of 26 people in the U.S., 10 in Texas alone. In Dallas and the surrounding county, authorities have declared a state of emergency. Jeffrey Brown talks to Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Kristi Murray about the outbreak ...

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    Bracket-Busting Cinderella Teams Enter 'Unprecedented' March Madness Final Four

    Mar 28, 2011 08:32 PM EDT

    ... not belong here. And I think that the team could use that as motivation, but only for so long, because after a while, when you start beating some pretty big teams, like Georgetown, like Purdue, you're going to start to get a little bit of a big head. And ...

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    Pregnant Women, Children Top H1N1 Vaccination Priority List

    Jul 29, 2009 05:17 PM EDT

    ... ever. The group also said school-age children remain most affected by the virus.U.S. human trials for swine flu vaccinations are slated to start within weeks -- last week the National Institutes of Health announced the sites for the trials and called for several thousand volunteers.Saint Louis University ...

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    After the Deluge: Flooding in Houston

    Jun 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT

    ... of our ten-year marriage, and it's gone. Furniture, kid's furniture, everything, everything, clothes, shoes, just everything. BETTY ANN BOWSER: Where do you start to rebuild? EVAN POWERS: That's a good question. That's a good question. I have... Really, I have no idea. BETTY ANN BOWSER ...

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