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Pets could be source of multiresistant bacteria infections in humans, MU researchers investigate
... occurrence of community-acquired infections among prison
populations, sports teams, military personnel and the general public. Kottler believes that pets might be an important factor behind the increase in community-acquired infections. MRSA rates have increased dramatically since the 1970s. In 1974, MRS...
Injection drug use the most important risk factor for HIV and HCV infections among Quebec prisoners
...nselling should be offered to all inmates entering prison
and that education and harm-reduction measures are needed....
Pinning it on the poison
...und in Cook's body. Palmer was hanged at Stafford prison
on June 14, 1856, watched by some 30,000 onlookers. But despite attempts to elicit a confession out of the condemned man, Palmer took his plea of innocence to the grave, leaving doubts over poison detection for others to ponder long after he had gone...
Killer dinosaurs turned vegetarian
...He pleaded guilty, was sentenced to five months in prison
and 36 months of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution. He served his prison
time in 2003 and then returned home to Moab, Utah. Although Walker led Kirkland to the site, "we s...
2005 AAAS human rights directory now available
...hts advocate Nguyen Dan Que, who spent 19 years in prison
for speaking out for democracy and human rights in his country. The AAAS program monitors human rights violations perpetrated against scientists, engineers, and health professionals, and organizes campaigns on their behalf. The program also organize...
'Mandela's Paradox' may show that osteoporosis propensity starts in pre-teen years
...il 3, 2005) After Nelson Mandela was released from prison
February 11, 1990, all children born in the greater Johannesburg area were enrolled in a 20-year longitudinal study. Officially known as "Birth to Twenty," the study and its 3,273 youth, are colloquially referred to as "Mandela's Children." It's the ...