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Thanks to gold-standard tuberculosis treatment and prevention programs, cases of TB in the United States have declined every year for the past two decades — to the lowest level ever.
But TB’s course through the Williams family in Boston shows that no nation can afford to relax its efforts to find, treat and prevent TB. It’s just too sneaky and stubborn an adversary.
One-third of the human race is infected with tuberculosis, a persistent public health problem that kills 1.4 million people a year.
The Williams family story begins in late 2010, when Judy Williams lost her appetite and energy and began to lose weight at a great rate.
She was the matriarch of a large extended family, with three generations under one roof and many friends and relatives who often dropped in. T
Happy Mother’s Day! My Yoga Online is pleased to present our new Practice Guide that has been specially designed for all the Moms out there! Our new series Yoga for Busy Moms begins on Mother’s Day – May 12th,so whether you’re a mom, or have a mom in your life that needs some bliss, mark it in your calendar.We realize that moms will always go the extra mile for everyone around them, all while doing their best to live a healthy lifestyle – and we want to help! Yoga is one of the best things you can do for your overall mental, physical and spiritual wellness. We ha
Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie disclosed Tuesday that she had a preventive mastectomy after learning she had a gene mutation that significantly raised her risk of breast cancer. A look at the procedure:
Q: What kind of surgery did Jolie have?
A: Jolie had a preventive double mastectomy, meaning she chose to have both her breasts removed even though she had not been diagnosed with cancer.
Q: Why did she have the operation?
A: Jolie says that she inherited a faulty version of the BRCA1 gene. Doctors told her she had an 87 percent chance of getting breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer.
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Fifty women in Snohomish County and beyond are about to change their lives. They’ve just embarked on the American Heart Association’s BetterU Challenge.
Don’t feel left out. There’s a way for you to take part, too.
Brandi Aubrey already knows her biggest weakness,
“I am a convenience eater, so for me it’s more ‘if it’s there, I’m going to eat it,’” she said.
That’s where lifestyle coach and chef Kirsten Helle comes in.