| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:51 PM
California prison officials said Monday that the death this month of "Night Stalker" Richard Ramirez was due to complications from lymphoma, a cancer often associated with hepatitis.
Ramirez, a serial killer convicted of murdering 13 people and brutally...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Why is it seemingly such a secret what the cause of death was of Richard Ramirez, the "Night Stalker"? With everything the public knows about his crimes, his weird beliefs and his many victims, for some reason this is being kept from open knowledge, at...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The 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...
| 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 5, 2013
| 12:50 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with HIV are almost 50 percent more likely to have a heart attack than those who aren't infected with the virus - even after taking into account their other health risks, according to a new study.
| 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 10, 2013
| 11:56 AM
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...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 7:13 PM
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,...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Half of all patients who have tested positive for hepatitis C have not had follow-up testing to see if they are still infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
That means many people are living with the disease and not...
| Apr 26, 2013
The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...