Tachi Yamada Selected to Lead Gates Foundation's Global Health Program - SEATTLE - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that Dr. Tadataka (Tachi) Yamada has been named executive director of the foundation's Global Health program. Dr. Yamada, currently Chairman of Research and Development at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), will start work at the foundation in June.
A Doctor Closer to Home - High insurance and busy schedules can cause patients to avoid visits to the doctor. As technology increases, healthcare home kits are becoming more familiar than the face of a physician.
Start Your Resolution Now! - All my life I"ve been overweight. I was a 20-year-old choc-o-holic and fried food addict. Those were my two food groups. Working in a restaurant and being surrounded by pie all day didn"t help my situation. I knew I had to change. How, I didn"t know.
AIDS: No Time for Complacency - The CDC reported last week that the number of newly-diagnosed HIV infections among African- Americans has declined an average of 5 percent a year for the past three years.
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