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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&...
1. THEIR OWN CALVARY Devotees in the Philippines reenact the crucifixion of Christ to mark Good Friday, a celebration that mixes Catholic devotion and Filipino folk beliefs. 2. WHAT'S REALLY BEHIND NORTH KOREA'S SABER-RATTLING Kim orders his...
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Valley 610The Bethlehem Health Bureau is providing free immunizations for the uninsured today, kicking off National Public Health Week. The immunizations will be given from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the bureau’s offices at City Hall, 10 E. Church St. The...
Aberdeen-area dentists say incidents like the one that put Oklahoma oral surgery patients in danger are rare. In March, negligent practices at a Tulsa, Okla., oral surgeon's office required patients to be tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV,...
ReutersOKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - About 1,200 patients have been screened for exposure to HIV and hepatitis in Oklahoma after authorities found a Tulsa dentist using improper sterilization procedures and rusty surgical tools, a public health official said on...
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ReutersNEW 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. "What this...
The Hartford CourantThree 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 Feb. 27 at $8.40, and the company's proceeds are...
The Write Stuff - Orlando SentinelThree locally-designed research projects were selected in an international competition by Space Florida to fly up to the International Space Station next year on a SpaceX rocket. Projects from the University of Central Florida and Sanford-Burnham...
North Branford High SchoolHepatitis 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...
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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...
One key to launching a successful business is finding the right problem to solve. That's why so many entrepreneurs are inspired by problems they encounter themselves or that stymie their family and friends. The trick is not confusing an anecdote for a...
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,...
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