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Hepatitis C (INACTIVE)

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  • It Takes a Heart to Give a Liver

    It Takes a Heart to Give a Liver
                  Hepatitis C is a life threatening disease which inflames the liver, and Joseph Sansone was unlucky enough to get such a disease.  A North Branford resident, Sansone was on the waiting list for a liver for ten years and with each day, he...
  • Hepatitis C tests continue after hospital tech arrest

    Hepatitis C tests continue after hospital tech arrest
    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Hospitals across the country recommended hepatitis C testing for some 7,900 patients last summer after a traveling medical worker was accused of infecting patients with tainted syringes in New Hampshire. But five months later,...
  • World AIDS Day events in Chicago

    World AIDS Day events in Chicago
    You might not have plans to swing by a ritzy charity event at Bono's house for World AIDS Day Saturday, Dec. 1, but that doesn't mean you can't do your part from Chicago. Get tested, donate to a homeless youth shelter that helps LGBT young people with...
  • Group sends female inmates books

    Group sends female inmates books
    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...
  • Singer Jon Secada On New Song, Tune Into Hep C Program

    Singer Jon Secada On New Song, Tune Into Hep C Program
    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...
  • White House drug czar, nation's leaders in Orlando for Rx-drug abuse summit

    White House drug czar, nation's leaders in Orlando for Rx-drug abuse summit
    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...
  • Health Notes: Some posit link between stress and cancer rates

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Some posit link between stress and cancer rates
    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...
  • Cosmetologists, barbers continue fight against proposed bill

    Cosmetologists, barbers continue fight against proposed bill
    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...
  • Hepatitis C related death rates rise

    Hepatitis C related death rates rise
    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...
  • Non-Profit Helps Sick Man Wed His Sweetheart

    Non-Profit Helps Sick Man Wed His Sweetheart
    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...
  • Not easy learning to swim

    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...
  • Swimming

    Swimming
    Not unlike the perceived challenge of living through a nuclear holocaust during the Cold War of the 1950s and '60s, learning to swim in a relatively rural area with two parents who were not strong swimmers was quite complicated for me. I had imperfect...