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SUPPLEMENT MAY HELP MANAGE WEIGHT
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer

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STEM CELLS PLUS GENES FOR MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer

Test in Conn. positive for anthrax

HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland announced Friday that a "tiny trace" of anthrax was found in some mail in a home about a mile from where an elderly woman died of inhalation anthrax, supporting the theory that there was some cross contamination in the pos

Washington Agenda - General News Events

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Acambis, Baxter win smallpox vaccine deal

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- A $438 million dollar contract was awarded Wednesday to British drugmaker Acambis and its partner Baxter BioScience to make 155 million doses of the smallpox va
ELLEN BECK, UPI Science News

Connecticut woman dies of anthrax

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A 94-year-old Connecticut woman who lived alone and rarely went out became on Wednesday the fifth inhalation anthrax patient to die, leaving health and law enforcement officials with another puzzling case offering few clues to the source of the infection.
ELLEN BECK

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GOUT DRUG FOR HEART FAILURE
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer

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Smallpox effort needs more than vaccine

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Even if 300 million doses of updated smallpox vaccine arrive as promised by the end of 2002, local public health agencies need federal help to use that vaccine
SCOTT BURNELL, UPI Science News

Anthrax spreads

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The anthrax scare that spread deeper into the federal government in the past week further extended its reach Tuesday into New York, Florida and New Jersey -- in
ELLEN BECK, UPI Science Writer

Anthrax spreads ...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The anthrax scare that has spread through the federal government in the past week also extended its reach in New York, Florida and New Jersey Tuesday, including
ELLEN BECK

Mail anthrax could be contracted

WASHINGTON, Conn., Oct. 30 (UPI) --

Researchers find key to anthrax toxin

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Two teams of scientists have discovered key inner workings of the anthrax toxin that kills cells and said their findings may lead to new ways to treat the deadl

HHS: Cipro price too high

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson said Tuesday the government does not accept Bayer Corp.'s price for the antibiotic Cipro, used to treat anthr
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

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SMALLPOX VACCINES
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U.S. testing diluted smallpox vaccine

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Tests are underway to check the effectiveness of diluted doses of smallpox vaccine, one way to immediately expand the number of people who could be treated in c
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News
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