Joe Neel http://tristatesradio.com en Screening Immigrants For TB Pays Dividends In U.S. http://tristatesradio.com/post/screening-immigrants-tb-pays-dividends-us Hundreds of people with tuberculosis wishing to come to the U.S. have been stopped before they reached U.S. borders, says a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Physicians overseas picked up more than 1,100 cases in prospective immigrants and refugees prior to their arrival in the U.S. The cases include 14 people with multidrug-resistant TB, the CDC says.<p>The agency credits beefed up recommendations for pre-travel screening that require newer, more sensitive sputum-culture tests. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:05:00 +0000 Joe Neel 50168 at http://tristatesradio.com Screening Immigrants For TB Pays Dividends In U.S. England Offering Free HIV Treatment For Visitors http://tristatesradio.com/post/england-offering-free-hiv-treatment-visitors We're just catching up with our U.K. reading list, so we're a bit late with this one. But it's worth noting that as of Oct. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 18:04:00 +0000 Joe Neel 22694 at http://tristatesradio.com England Offering Free HIV Treatment For Visitors U.S. AIDS Cases Come Into View http://tristatesradio.com/post/us-aids-cases-come-view The HIV epidemic in the U.S. started in 1981, mainly in major cities along the East and West Coasts.<p>The first reports were from Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco among gay and bisexual men. Within months, it was clear that injecting drug users were also getting the virus.<p>Even now, you can see the lingering geographic contours of how the epidemic unfolded.<p>These maps from <a href="http://www.aidsvu.org/">AIDSvu</a> at Emory University show that the U.S. still has a significant problem with HIV and AIDS. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 20:26:00 +0000 Joe Neel 18723 at http://tristatesradio.com U.S. AIDS Cases Come Into View AIDS Returns To The U.S. Spotlight http://tristatesradio.com/post/aids-returns-us-spotlight More than 20,000 people are attending the <a href="http://www.aids2012.org/">19th International AIDS Conference</a> in Washington this week.<p>The meeting features speeches from U.S. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 20:24:00 +0000 Joe Neel 18724 at http://tristatesradio.com AIDS Returns To The U.S. Spotlight