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There's a Cure for Hepatitis C, But Insurance Companies Don't Want to Pay for It
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hepatitis C, Medicaid, Medicare, FDA, STD, Medical Insurance, USA Healthcare, government, disease, healthcare, society, treatment )

- 337 days ago -
This is unbelievably messed up! True cures in medicine are surprisingly rare. But for nearly five years, doctors have had one available for hepatitis C, an often chronic, life-shortening viral disease that wreaks havoc on the liver
New Hepatitis C Treatments Cure the Deadly Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: hepatitis C, new treatments, treatment, disease, illness, medicine, health )

- 1820 days ago -
One in 30 boomers has hepatitis C, with boomers accounting for more than 75% of the cases, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
New Hope for Hepatitis C, An Often Hidden Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: hepatitis C, drugs, hidden disease, health )

- 3043 days ago -
There's new hope for an overlooked epidemic: Two powerful drugs are nearing the market that promise to help cure many more people of liver-attacking hepatitis C -- even though most who have the simmering infection don't know it yet.
Dozens Potentially Infected Due to Students' Errors
Health & Wellness  (tags: school of medicine, hepatitis C, AIDS/HIV, dirty needles )

- 3291 days ago -
Dozens of people given free blood sugar tests April 24 are at a slight risk of having been exposed to two forms of Hepatitis and/or HIV, which causes AIDS, due to the improper administration of the testing devices, University of New Mexico School of Medic
Hep C Sufferers Endangering Health to Get Treatment
Health & Wellness  (tags: hepatitis C, treatment, health, risks, drinking problems )

- 3364 days ago -
heHealth-care workers who treat hepatitis C are raising the alarm about patients who are binge drinking and taking dangerous herbal concoctions to try to inflame their own livers in a desperate bid to get provincial
'No Remorse' for Tech Who Gave Hepatitis to 36
Health & Wellness  (tags: hepatitis C, surgical techs, drug abuse, addiction )

- 3408 days ago -
A surgery technician who infected three dozen people with hepatitis C and may have exposed thousands of others by switching used syringes with ones filled with a powerful painkiller says she got careless while at two Colorado hospitals and doesn't expect
Prosecutors Tie Colo. Tech to 19 Hepatitis Cases
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, ethics, drugs, disease, illness, hepatitis C, needles, technicians, risks, crime )

- 3585 days ago -
DENVER - A grand jury indicted a surgery technician infected with hepatitis C on several charges Thursday, alleging she stole syringes with painkillers and replaced them with needles she had used.
Thousands Warned in NY Hepatitis Scare
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, warning, risks, illness, disease, hepatitis C, exposure )

- 3591 days ago -
(AP) - A hospital in New York state is notifying about 2,800 patients of possible exposure to hepatitis C after learning that a former employee is suspected of exposing nearly 6,000 patients in Colorado to the disease.
Peptides Help Hepatitis C: Key Molecules That Inhibit Viral Production Identified
Health & Wellness  (tags: peptides, amino acids, hepc, hepatitis C, HVC, healthcare, disease )

- 3692 days ago -
In a new study, led by Professor Donny Strosberg of Scripps Florida, researchers describe peptides (molecules of two or more amino acids) derived from the core protein of hepatitis C. The team found that these peptides inhibit not only dimerization of th
Eagles to Host Benefit Dance
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, safety, risks, protection, prevention, interesting, illness, family, disease, death, treatment, medicine, hepatitis c, hepatitis, laurie wolfe, hope for hep c, maryland, foe, eagles 1067 )

- 4020 days ago -
The Frederick Fraternal Order of Eagles #1067 invites local community members to the first Laurie Wolfe Hepatitis C Awareness Dance from 8 p.m. until midnight Saturday at the aerie, 216 East Patrick Street, Frederick.
Medical Marijuana Use Forces Patient Off Transplant List.
Health & Wellness  (tags: UW, his liver is failing, hepatitis C, medical marijuana, organ transplant )

- 4038 days ago -
His liver, ravaged by hepatitis C, is failing. Without a new one, his doctors tell him, he will be dead in days.But Garon's been refused a spot on the transplant list, largely because he has used marijuana, even though it was legally approved for medical
BioCollections WorldWide Needs Hep C Positive Blood
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, women, warning, protection, prevention, interesting, health, healthcare, illness, humans, disease, laurie wolfe, hepatitis C )

- 4068 days ago -
BioCollections Worldwide, Inc. (BCW) is an organization dedicated to the advancement and development of new testing methodologies through the performance of IRB (Institutional Review Board) approved Blood Collection Protocols.
Study Confirms Hepatitis C Is a Risk Factor for Non-Hodgkin's Lympho
Health & Wellness  (tags: hepatitis c, hcv, laurie wolfe, Hodgkin's Lympho, warning, treatment, research, risks, safety, society, humans, illness, interesting, healthcare, health, prevention, protection, disease, children, babies, death, family, news )

- 4072 days ago -
Study Confirms Hepatitis C Is a Risk Factor for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma By Liz Highleyman (Click on link for picture) Prior research has indicated that people...
Hepatitis Likely Did Not Stay in Vegas
Health & Wellness  (tags: laurie wolfe, hepatitis c, hcv, humans, healthcare, health, illness, interesting, investigation, news, prevention, research, safety, risks, society, warning, women, disease, children, babies, family, death )

- 4072 days ago -
Anyone who was treated at the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada between March 2004 and January should be tested for hepatitis and HIV, says a Hawaii infectious disease specialist.
First Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Clinic
Health & Wellness  (tags: hepatitis c, hcv, laurie wolfe, prevention, protection, research, safety, risks, society, treatment, warning, health, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, interesting, medicine, news, children, babies, death, disease, family, women )

- 4072 days ago -
A local woman says the clinic at the center of the hepatitis C scare is responsible for her husband's death. The Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada is accused of putting some 40,000 lives in danger by reusing dirty syringes and medical vials.

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