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Anewly formed infectious disease clinic in Lynchburg, VA is bringing expert medical care to those in the area with hepatitis C. An estimated 3.2 million people in the United States have a chronic hepatitis C viral infection. Most of them don’t even...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsAn Andover woman recently learns she may have been exposed to Hepatitis C while being treated at Hays Medical Center. The Hays hospital sent Linda Ficken a letter telling her to get tested for Hepatitis C. Ficken is one of 460 patients Hays Med is...
firstname.lastname@example.orgDennis Miller’s sisters said he often would go somewhere to drink for a while; they wouldn’t see him for a day or two. “He was an alcoholic, but he didn’t stay drunk,” said his twin sister, Dianne Miller. He would stay...
Baby boomer alert! The government has come out with a draft recommendation that all those born between 1945 and 1965 be tested for Hepatitis C. The virus that causes chronic infections in eight of 10 affected and leads to liver disease, was first...
March 11, 2012 Seven-baker-twenty-four unit turns at Mosher and rumbles past that stretch of Appleton Street where Gene Cassidy took two in the head for the company, the first one stealing his eyesight, the second lodging in his brain beyond the skill...
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Hepatitis C has long been a problem with a low rate of cure. But new drug therapies are in use and others are on the horizon, according to Dr. Paul J. Thuluvath, chief of gastroenterology at Mercy Medical Center and the medical director of the Institute...
Tags: Health, Inflammation, Human Body, Blood Transfusion, HIV
Moderation in all things — maybe that is the key to health and happiness. The proverb certainly seems true for alcohol consumption. Study after study has shown that moderate alcohol consumption is associated with good health. The evidence is...
Frank Edward Ray, the school bus driver hailed as a hero for helping to lead 26 children to safety after a bizarre kidnapping in the San Joaquin Valley town of Chowchilla 36 years ago, has died. He was 91. Ray died Thursday in Chowchilla of complications...
Hispanosphere - Orlando SentinelThe Orange County Health Department is recognizing May as National Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19 as National Hepatitis Testing Day. The intent of these annual observances is to raise awareness about the global impact of viral hepatitis and the...
Those who work in public safety consider themselves part of a brotherhood. But for the purposes of organ donation, a brother in blue may not be quite family enough, as Officer Gene Cassidy is finding out. Cassidy was shot in the head 27 years ago in West...
Tags: Health, Hepatitis C , Human Interest, Blood, Hospitals and Clinics
It's not enough that we simply have to worry about the fat that's increasingly growing around our bellies. Americans should also be concerned about the fat that they can't see: the stuff that's filling up their livers, more commonly known as Nonalcoholic...
Tags: Abdominal Pain, Health, Diabetes, Liver Cancer, Mount Sinai
WASHINGTON (AP)— Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed — they are most at risk. Federal health officials are considering whether anyone born between 1945 and 1965...
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