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Hepatitis C (INACTIVE)

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  • What is hepatitis? Dangerous infections a worldwide health threat

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Together, hepatitis B and C represent one of the major threats to global health. Hepatitis B and C are both 'silent' viruses, and because many people feel no symptoms, you could be infected for years without knowing it....
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Project Runway All Stars' on Lifetime

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Project Runway All Stars' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 20 - 26, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Reign An envoy (Luke Roberts) tells...
  • Colonoscopy patients may have been exposed hepatitis, HIV

    Dozens of patients who received colonoscopy procedures at a Chanute hospital may have been exposed to hepatitis and the HIV virus. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said 244 patients may have been exposed to the viruses at Neosho...
  • Bacteria in Gulf Coast water poses health risk

    Bacteria in Gulf Coast water poses health risk
    Bacteria found in the summertime waters along the Gulf Coast pose a health risk to Floridians, according to an advisory issued this week by the state’s Department of Health. Warm water in the Gulf may carry a bacteria called vibrio vulnificus,...
  • Obamacare may give OraSure product a boost

    Obamacare may give OraSure product a boost
    "World Hepatitis Day" — which, in case you missed it, was Sunday — may not sound like an especially festive occasion. OraSure Technologies of Bethlehem, however, did have reason to celebrate: Last month an expert panel issued a ruling that,...
  • Family fights DOJ over Orange deputy's death

    Family fights DOJ over Orange deputy's death
    During his 14-year career as an Orange County Sheriff's deputy, Mariano "Rocky" Lemus knew there was a chance he'd die in the line of duty. And when he did, his relatives and their attorneys say, the U.S. Department of Justice forced his family into...
  • A reunion decades in the making for Natalie Cole, Chucho Valdés

    A reunion decades in the making for Natalie Cole, Chucho Valdés
    When Natalie Cole and Chucho Valdés share a bill Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl, it will mark a long-delayed reunion of two languages and two musical dynasties. More than half a century ago, on the eve of the Cuban Revolution, Cole's father,...
  • Tech in multi-state hepatitis outbreak to plead guilty

    Tech in multi-state hepatitis outbreak to plead guilty
    (AP) - A hospital technician accused of causing a multi-state outbreak of hepatitis C last year is set to plead guilty in New Hampshire federal court in exchange for a prison term of 30 to 40 years.     A plea agreement filed Monday says the deal would...
  • Albert Serra Film Wins Locarno Top Prize

    "Story of My Death," Catalan director Albert Serra's imagined meeting of two oft-filmed historical figures--Casanova and Dracula--won the Golden Leopard Saturday night at the 66th Locarno Film Festival, the first edition under the stewardship of...
  • The Doctor's Corner: Love your tattoo? Make sure you do

    Ouch! Yeoww! Sizzle ... Yikes! Eeeck! Whiff … Dang! Why did I ever think I wanted that tat there forever? Tattoo removal is a sort of oxymoron, an expression of opposite concepts. Taking the plunge into inking one's skin has something in common...
  • Hepatitis C not responsive to herbal therapy

    Q: I just found out that I have hepatitis C. I feel fine. I heard that milk thistle is good for the liver. Does it help people with hepatitis C? A: More than 3 million Americans are infected with the virus that causes hepatitis C. About three-quarters of...
  • Better use of medicines could save billions of dollars

    Harvard Health Blog Wiser use of prescription medications by everyone--doctors and their patients--could save the U.S. health care system more than $200 billion a year. That's the conclusion of a new report, "Avoidable Costs in U.S. Healthcare," from the...