Novartis Foundation Symposium Showcases Sustainable Healthcare Interventions
The journey continues with highlights of several Novartis Foundation-supported interventions at various stages of development, from a healthcare worker training center in Tanzania on the verge of becoming a social enterprise to a leprosy detection ...
Pharmacy Times - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:56



Ohio inmate has leprosy, officials say; case is first ever found in state ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — For the first time in Ohio history, a prison inmate has been diagnosed with leprosy, state corrections officials said Thursday. The inmate, whose name was not released, was diagnosed with the chronic bacterial infection on Tuesday at ...
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:11

State prison inmate being treated for leprosy
Columbus Dispatch - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:18

Leprosy In The US? Ohio Prison Takes 'Abundance Of Caution' After Inmate ...
Medical Daily - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:03

No sign that leprosy at Ohio prison has spread: officials
Reuters - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:46

Leprosy: Ohio Prison Inmate Being Treated For The Rare Disease
The Inquisitr - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:58

Leprosy diagnosed in Ohio prison inmate
Atlanta Journal Constitution - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:13



Leprosy, Still Claiming Victims
That message resonates with researchers as well, who say that, for all the antiquity and notoriety of the disease, leprosy continues to surprise and confound them. The illness can now readily be cured through a sustained course of antibiotics, yet the ...
New York Times - Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:47



Take time to be thankful
Luke 17:11-19 is the story of Jesus Healing Ten men with Leprosy. “As Jesus entered a village there, ten lepers stood at a distance, crying out, Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” Jesus looked at them and said, “Go show yourselves to the priests,” and ...
Mesquite Local News - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:26

5 Bible lessons on being thankful
Hanford Sentinel - Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:26

Spiritual Dyslexia
Wayne County Journal Banner - Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:45



Ohio inmate with leprosy released from Columbus hospital
The first Ohio inmate ever diagnosed with leprosy has been released from Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, a state prisons spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday. The inmate, whose name was not released, was diagnosed with the chronic ...
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:08

Ohio prisoner with leprosy treated, transferred
Columbus Dispatch - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:35

Ohio prisoner with leprosy moved from hospital
Morning Journal News - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00



Offbeat Numismatics: The Leper Colony Coins of Colombia
Between 1900 and 1930, Colombia made special coins for leprosy colonies. In this epoch, leprosy cases had reached an all time high. While statistics may have been exaggerated about the actual number of people with leprosy, the country was still left ...
CoinWeek - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:41

The Paper Pulpit: Learning how to say 'thank you'
George Mikes, in “How to be Decadent,” tells the story of a man in Budapest, Hungary, who went to his rabbi and complained, “Life is unbearable. There are nine members in my family, and we are living in one room. What can I do?” The rabbi told him to ...
Sanford Herald (registration) - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:03

Leprosy No Longer A Death Sentence
For thousands of years, people have had an image of what life with leprosy is like. The disease hasn't changed, and yet, little is known about it. Leprosy — or Hansen's Disease — still affects about 2 million people in the world, in places like ...
WBUR - Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:56


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