News tagged with epidemic

Researchers criticize AIDS spending, stigma

(AP) -- Nearly 3 million lives have been saved by HIV/AIDS treatment but scare resources are being misspent and stigma is still keeping the most vulnerable from seeking help, according to a new book by researchers commissioned ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in HIV & AIDS
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Cut down on salt, government says -- and calories

(AP) -- You should eat less salt, the government says. A lot less. It won't be easy. Consumers will need help from food companies if they are going to meet the government's ambitious new goals, announced Monday, for half ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Health
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Strict bans better for flu epidemic

When a serious threat of a flu epidemic arises, public health officials advise persons to stay away from crowds and, as importantly, avoid shaking hands.

dateJan 13, 2011 in Health
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