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The Winchester SunNearly 70 percent of Clark County residents are registered organ donors, the highest percentage of any community in the state, according to Clark Circuit Clerk Paula Joslin. April is National Donate Life Month, and the Clark Circuit Clerk’s...
For some babies, the liquid is life saving. Now more will be able to receive human breast milk when the area's first milk depot — a place where nursing moms can drop off donated breast milk for other women's infants — opens Tuesday at...
Tags: Nursing, Orlando, Winter Park, HIV, Human Interest
Half of all patients who have tested positive for hepatitis C have not had follow-up testing to see if they are still infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means many people are living with the disease and not...
Tribune reporterAbbVie said Monday that its new hepatitis C drug regimen has been given a breakthrough therapy designation by the Food and Drug Administration, putting it on the fast track for potential approval in the United States. A breakthrough therapy...
• Joyce, James City County: Great story on Kurt Beach's cure from hepatitis C and Dr. Stravitz's part in it. I contracted autoimmune hepatitis in 1988 and later developed primary biliary cirrhosis. I received a life-saving liver transplant in 1997,...
Tribune staff reporterIn its first quarter as an independent, publicly traded company, AbbVie Inc. said net income rose 9.6 percent, to $968 million, or 60 cents a share, from $883 million, or 56 cents a share, a year earlier when the company was still a part of Abbott...
In 2009, Congress passed legislation reversing the decades-old ban on the use of federal funding for syringe exchange but, for unclear reasons, in late 2011, it reversed this decision, again withholding federal funding from programs that provide drug...
As many as 7,000 dental patients in Oklahoma are being urged to take blood tests for hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS after health officials said they discovered that instruments in a local practice were not properly cleaned. The warning of...
Hundreds of dental patients in Tulsa were screened for hepatitis and HIV on Saturday at a special testing clinic for those who might have been exposed to disease by what authorities called the unsafe practices of a local dentist. More than 7,000 current...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Hundreds of patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon accused of unsanitary practices showed up at a health clinic Saturday, looking to find out whether they were exposed to hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS. Letters began...
Oklahoma health officials on Saturday begin testing dental patients in the Tulsa area for a variety of blood-borne viruses that cause hepatitis and AIDS, a precautionary measure to deal with what officials call the largest such incident in the state&...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Jerry "The Moose" Waterson fulfilled a dream last month by stepping into the ring for his first professional mixed martial arts fight, which he won. His passion has become his full-time job, requiring 40 hours a week of...
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