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Smallpox now gone, but its lesson lives on

Smallpox now gone, but its lesson lives on

Jennifer Lee Carrell says there are modern lessons to be learned from smallpox, a killer disease that disappeared from nature in 1977.

September 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Smallpox now gone, but its lesson lives on

Smallpox now gone, but its lesson lives on

Jennifer Lee Carrell

September 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Smallpox now gone, but its lesson lives on

Smallpox now gone, but its lesson lives on

As vicious, disfiguring diseases like smallpox have faded from public memory, so has the public urgency to vaccinate.

September 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Negative view of Christopher Columbus is taught in more classrooms across US

TAMPA, Fla. — Jeffrey Kolowith's kindergarten students take a journey to the New World on three paper ships and place a picture of Christopher Columbus on a timeline.

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Gene insertion key to novel method of fighting AIDS virus

WASHINGTON — Like a general whose direct attacks aren't working, scientists are now trying to outflank the AIDS virus.

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For officials at border, 'precaution' is operative

No cases of swine flu had been identified in Sonora or among cross-border travelers coming through Arizona — legal or illegal — as of Monday.

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Opinion by Bonnie Henry : A huge archaeological undertaking

Opinion by Bonnie Henry : A huge archaeological undertaking

What lies beneath the office buildings and parking lots of Downtown Tucson is much of this town's history — and many of those who made it. • For decades, graves and bodies have been turning up during Downtown construction. • None compares, however, to the recent excavation of Tucson's Nation…

October 12, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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AIDS battlers seek shift from condoms, vaccines

AIDS funding should shift from efforts that have yielded limited results, such as condom distribution and vaccine development, to proven prevention strategies and new research approaches, scientists said last week.

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End comes for original pox vaccine

ATLANTA — The government announced Friday that it has said goodbye to one of the world's greatest lifesavers — the original smallpox vaccine.

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My opinion Garrison Keillor : Restless winter days ready us for spring

Driving down Highway 52 last Monday morning at high speed so as not to be late for an MRI of my cranium, I passed a semi as it was barreling through a snowdrift and suddenly I was in a cloud of whiteness, much like the Rapture will be, but with zero visibility. I was talking on a cell phone …

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Cupid got your tongue?

Cupid got your tongue?

It's Valentine's Day — and perhaps you're one of those people who is not sure how to express your love. We're here to help with some amorous offerings that just might charm or amuse your sweetheart.

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Cupid got your tongue?

Cupid got your tongue?

 

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A global agenda for compassion this year another voice

The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Monday

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