Nurith Aizenman

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Ebola Outbreak Worsens In West Africa

Monday, August 04, 2014

As the African leaders gather in Washington, D.C., one of the topics they'll be discussing is the Ebola outbreak that is raging throughout West Africa. The outbreak is the largest on record.

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As Ebola Outbreak Worsens, West Africa Turns To Quarantines

Friday, August 01, 2014

Leaders of the three African nations hit hardest by the Ebola virus met to discuss ways to fight the outbreak. With the situation deteriorating, it's likely more of the region will be quarantined.

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Polio's Surge In Pakistan: Are Parents Part Of The Problem?

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Health workers are trying to convince parents to give children the polio vaccine, but the program faces violent opposition. Harvard researchers polled the parents. They were surprised by the results.

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Joep Lange, Who Died On Flight MH17, Changed The Way We Fight AIDS

Friday, July 18, 2014

The AIDS community is in shock over the news that dozens of its members were aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that was apparently shot down Thursday. The sorrow is particularly widespread over the death of Joep Lange, a Dutch researcher and advocate, who played a pivotal role in the ...

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New Guidelines For Gay Men: A Daily Anti-HIV Pill

Friday, July 11, 2014

The World Health Organization has thrown its weight behind a controversial strategy for curbing the spread of HIV/AIDS: Today the organization strongly recommended that men who have sex with men consider taking a daily pill that prevents infection with the virus.

WHO guidelines are not binding, but can carry considerable ...

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Playtime With Mom Helps Boost Toddlers' Under-Developed Brains

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Due to malnourishment, some 200 million toddlers in poor countries have under-developed brains. A study in the journal Science suggests more play time with mom can dramatically reverse the damage.

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Snip Decision: Africa's Campaign To Circumcise Its Men

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

A campaign in Africa to prevent HIV has persuaded 6 million teens and men to get circumcised and aims to sign up 14 million more. To do so, health officials must appeal to male vanity.

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