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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...
Tags: Chlamydia , Syphilis, Drugs and Medicines, Vaccines, Gonorrhea
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,...
For RedEyeYou 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...
Tags: World AIDS Day, Mayne Stage, David Bowie, AIDS, HIV
WASHINGTON – A nomadic medical technician who wandered in and out of hospital jobs from the desert Southwest to New England was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in connection with a Hepatitis C outbreak that infected more than 30 patients...
A new proposal to screen all baby boomers for hepatitis C means doctors face the prospect of educating an entire generation about an infection often associated with risky behaviors, such as sharing needles and unprotected sexual contact. A blood-borne...
Tags: Healthy Diet, Vaccines, John Ward, HIV, Demographics
FloriDUHIt looks like the judge really stuck it to this guy. Steven Beumel, 49, admittedly swiped syringes loaded with pain meds during patients' procedures done at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville and then replaced them with syringes of saline with dirty...
Tags: Mayo Clinic
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment and HaysMed in Hays are working jointly to notify patients who underwent cardiac catheterization from May 24, 2010, to September 22, 2010, of potential exposure to hepatitis C. The U.S. Attorney for the...
NO By ANNA KNOBLACH Meyersdale There is a reason that marijuana is an illegal substance. While the effects from medicinal marijuana have been scientifically proven to slow AIDS wasting, reduce the negative effects of chemotherapy and alleviate...
Tags: AIDS, Multiple Sclerosis, Glaucoma, LSD, Biotechnology
PITTSBURGH -- A Kansas woman who says she was infected with hepatitis C by a former medical technical has filed a lawsuit against a Pittsburgh hospital. Linda Ficken claims that the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center was negligent for not...
Tags: Justice System, Laws, Hospitals and Clinics, Trials, Pittsburgh
Reuters(Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Monday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's four-drug combination pill to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The four drugs in one pill, which was formerly called the Quad and had been considered one of Gilead's more...
Anewly formed infectious disease clinic in Lynchburg, VA is bringing expert medical care to those in the area with hepatitis C. An estimated 3.2 million people in the United States have a chronic hepatitis C viral infection. Most of them don’t even...
KIAHAre you one of the nearly 76 million people born between 1946 and 1964? Well, congratulations baby boomers. You've made it through some crazy times and you're still here. However, there's a disturbing new trend among your generation and we're not talking...
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