Tuberculosis is one of the world’s top infectious diseases, brought on by environment, poverty, and politics. Nowhere is this more evident – and alarming – than the Aral Sea area in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan.
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“Seasick:” The Explosion of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan
I was channel-surfing tonight after all that riveting newly-elected Pope Francis coverage on CNN, and landed on Katie Couric’s talk show. The former CBS News anchor was focusing on lesser-known cancers and cancer prevention.
In the heart of Washington State’s playground, from Chelan to Wenatchee, healthcare’s a struggle for its fruit orchard laborers. But an experimental social media platform can help.
My dad died a month ago today. Exactly one month ago this evening I sat at this computer cobbling together my global health web site, Global Health Lessons, background TV…