death http://tpr.org en The Source: Tuberculosis, The Second Largest Disease Killer In World http://tpr.org/post/source-tuberculosis-second-largest-disease-killer-world <p>Tuberculosis (TB) is not commonly thought of in Texas or the US., but it killed <a href="http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs104/en/" target="_blank">1.3 million people</a> in the world last year and ranks second only to HIV/AIDS in death by a single infectious disease.</p><p>The TB death rate declined 45 percent from 1990 to 2012, according to the World Health Organization, but in later years that decline has slowed.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">A single cough can infect and drug-resistant strains have been found in every country on the planet. </span></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:00:28 +0000 Paul Flahive 28811 at http://tpr.org The Source: Tuberculosis, The Second Largest Disease Killer In World The Source: Evolving Opinions On End Of Life In America | Informing The News http://tpr.org/post/source-evolving-opinions-end-life-america-informing-news <p><strong>In the first segment:&nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p>A <a href="http://www.pewforum.org/2013/11/21/views-on-end-of-life-medical-treatments/" target="_blank">recent poll</a> from the Pew research center focused on the how Americans think about end-of-life medical treatments. Should doctors always try and keep patients alive? Or should people be allowed to die in certain circumstances?&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 04:34:39 +0000 Paul Flahive 23598 at http://tpr.org The Source: Evolving Opinions On End Of Life In America | Informing The News