| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
The message itself was simple: "I was so alone and then I got your package," it read. "Thank you so much. I love the books. Thank you and God bless." Yet there was something about the handwriting, a delicate and elegant script, that moved Megan Bernard to...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with the chronic liver infection hepatitis C, heavy drinking is an obvious no-no, but a new study links even modest alcohol consumption with an increased risk of death - and not just from liver disease.
| Mar 11, 2013
As a leader in point-of-care medical diagnostics, OraSure Technologies has had a worldwide impact on health through the launch of its innovative products. We are a global leader in oral fluid diagnostic technology, bringing to market first-of-its-kind...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Three months after Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. said it had enough cash to operate through the middle of 2014, it has decided to issue another $125 million worth of stock.
The shares are to be offered at $8.40, and the company's proceeds are...
| Jan 30, 2013
A diagnosis of hepatitis C — a stubborn virus that is a common cause of chronic liver disease — can be devastating. In 2007, it passed HIV/AIDS in annual deaths, with more than 17,000 annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:42 AM
New statistics from the American Cancer Society show a slight decline in cancer death rates between 2004 and 2008, but a few types of cancer are on the rise.
Figures released last week, in Jan. 2012, show a drop in cancer death rates of 1.8 percent...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Hundreds of representatives from the public and private sector are in Orlando for an inaugural prescription drug abuse summit, which included keynote presentations Tuesday from the White House drug czar and a top U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration...
| Mar 29, 2012
Three-time GRAMMY® award-winning recording artist and songwriter Jon Secada was in town to debut his new song "Your Voice Inside," in honor of his father, with a message that you can't be silent when faced with a silent disease.
Jon recently added his...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:23 AM
PASADENA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A national non-profit organization helped give a Temple City couple their dream wedding on Monday.
Manny Sosa was abused so badly during childhood, he required a blood transfusion, which was later found to be tainted with a...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A silent killer is among us, no joke.
You could be walking around with hepatitis C, and not even know it.
We're not just talking about high risk people, such as IV drug users.
Baby boomers, those born between 1945 and 1965 could be at risk, one in 33...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Not unlike the perceived challenge of living through a nuclear holocaust during the Cold War of the 1950 and 60s, with two parents who were not strong swimmers, learning to swim in a relatively rural area was quite complicated for me.
I had imperfect...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Indiana cosmetologists put down their clippers Friday to take up a cause to protect their paychecks.
Barbers, hair stylists and nail technicians crowded the Indiana Statehouse, speaking out against a house bill. If it passes, barbers and cosmetologists...