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  • On World AIDS Day, activists condemn global donor shortfalls

     
    Activists warn that donor shortfalls on global AIDS funding will kill many people. On World AIDS Day activists predicted that severe shortfalls in the Global Fund grants for AIDS, TB and malaria due to donor fatigue would cost many lives, particularly...
  • Council District 15: Harbor Gateway, the city on a shoestring

     
    Tie two shoelaces together at the ends with a granny knot and you're left with something shaped very much like Harbor Gateway, which links the northern and southern parts of Los Angeles' Council District 15. The odd contours are not......
  • Public health [Journey to Rwanda]

     
    Sue Horton, Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion editor of The Times, is in Rwanda on a two-week Gatekeeper Editor fact-finding trip organized by the International Reporting Project. She is chronicling her trip on the Opinion L.A. blog. Tuesday, Nov. 15: The......
  • Somalia's famine eases in some areas

     
    Somalia's famine eases in some areas: Somalia's famine has eased in three of six famine-hit regions, but three areas remain in famine and 250,000 are likely to die of starvation according to the United Nations....
  • Bill Gates: How to be super-rich, or save the world trying

     
    Bill Gates: The co-founder of Microsoft offers his words of wisdom and reflection to an audience at the University of Washington; among the questions: How does one become rich?...
  • Malaria vaccine: The fiction and the reality

     
    Ann Patchett has earned all sorts of praise for her bestseller, "State of Wonder," but as engaging as the story is, the book's science concerning a malaria vaccine left something -- well, several things -- to be desired. The reality is that with all the...
  • Charlie Sheen to 'Two and a Half Men's' Chuck Lorre: 'Where ya hiding, silly clown?'

     
    Actor Charlie Sheen addresses his termination from "Two and a Half Men" on his Ustream show, "Charlie's Korner" on Tuesday....
  • Piers Morgan gets a scoop: George Clooney had malaria

     
    George Clooney contracted malaria in the Sudan, Piers Morgan tweets...
  • Unintended victims of Gates Foundation generosity

    Unintended victims of Gates Foundation generosity
    A neighbor shaved Matsepang Nyoba's head with an antiquated razor. Blood beaded on her scalp. Tears trickled down her cheeks, but not because of the pain. She was in mourning, and this was a ritual. Two days earlier, her newborn baby girl had died in the...
  • Global warming: enough to make you sick

    Oysterman Jim Aguiar had never had to deal with the bacterium Vibrio parahaemolyticus in his 25 years working the frigid waters of Prince William Sound. The dangerous microbe infected seafood in warmer waters, like the Gulf of Mexico. Alaska was way...
  • Study finds humans still evolving, and quickly

    Study finds humans still evolving, and quickly
    The pace of human evolution has been increasing at a stunning rate since our ancestors began spreading through Europe, Asia and Africa 40,000 years ago, quickening to 100 times historical levels after agriculture became widespread, according to a study...